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Forget Your Age: Be An Old, Strong, Powerful, and Healthy Athlete Who Can Run Forever

How do Tarahumara Indians Develop Speed and Strength in Order to Live Race Great Distances and Live a Healthy Life?


Rare Video Footage of Eric sharing his wisdom in New York City at the "Born to Run" Conference in November 2010

What Eric covers in this video is the following…


Added by Bill on March 8, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

Sand Dune Training for Marathon des Sables by Running on Snowy Trails, Mountains, Roads at 7600 feet

On my family ski trip to Vail Colorado Eric prescribed a very creative running program of altitude mountain training runs on snowy trails and roads to mimic the slippery environment of sand dune running at MDS Morrocco. 

On one of the days Eric prescribed a double workout. In the morning I was supposed to do a 60 minute run which I did from 5-6AM. Afterwards I skied with the family all day and then after skiing I did a PM 60 minute run with a 20-30 minute mountain…


Added by Bill on January 20, 2011 at 11:01am — 1 Comment

Forefoot Run Drills|Technique and A Video of What NOT to Do While Running (Thanks Eric)


Eric is training me for Marathon des Sables #mds running accross the Sahara Desert in Morocco in April 2011. You can see my video of a test Eric had me do in Sept 2010 time frame a month or so after I complete Ironman Lousiville with Eric's Coaching Support. Hit this link on my Beyond Limits Magazine to see the WHAT NOT TO DO…


Added by Bill on January 14, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

If It Seems Impossible It Just May Be Worth Doing

Who Believes in You?

I interviewed Eric at the Worlds Largest Conference for Barefoot Running in early November. The interview and his words of wisdom are cool and inspirational:

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Added by Bill on December 4, 2010 at 12:50pm — 1 Comment

Ironman Louisville 2010

Hello Everyone - Eric coached me through 2 x 70.3 1/2 Ironmans this season that culminated with Ironman Louisville on August 29th 2010. Here is a video that i put together of the day and the entire experience for me. Many thanks to Eric for his guidance and coaching during the year long process of ramping up for my first IM. Click here to see Video - Thanks Bill Murphy

Added by Bill on October 5, 2010 at 3:57pm — 1 Comment

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