Discussion

Alan Webb is far from finished

The one-time wunderkind miler has reset his sights on longer distances

Updated: April 19, 2013, 1:52 PM ET
By Matt McCue | Competitor.com

D

uring a five-week altitude stint at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., Alan Webb and his new training partners are playing volleyball according to their own rules. Instead of hitting one leather ball over the net, they are tossing with two hands, and trying to catch, three 10-pound medicine balls at a time.

The contest is a strength-training workout disguised as a game, one of a variety of cross-training schemes employed by coach Jerry Schumacher. ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ESPN TOP HEADLINES