The Shakeout Podcast

What Role Does Talent Play in Running? Experts Alex Hutchinson and Steve Magness Weigh In

Episode Summary

Sports science experts Alex Hutchinson and Steve Magness weigh in on the messy definition of talent.

Episode Notes

High achievers like Olympians, record setters, and qualifiers of the Boston Marathon are considered to be "talented". But what does talent actually mean? Is it just innate ability? Is it influenced by external factors? And how can we unlock talent, to maximize our potential? In this episode we speak with two of the top experts in our sport, Alex Hutchinson and Steve Magness, in an attempt to answer these very big questions.

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