Taylor Swift should be your running coach

Taylor’s First Tenet: Consistent Training Over Time


Taylor’s Third Tenet: Focus on Effort, Not Pace

  • Frequency (how often)
  • Duration (distance, time)
  • Intensity (pace, RPE, HR)

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    “Every day I would run on the treadmill, singing the entire set list out loud,” she said. “Fast for fast songs, and a jog or a fast walk for slow songs.”

    Taylor’s Fourth Tenet: Pick the Right Song for You

    Here are a few examples.

    • Newer runners tend to have lower step rates
    • Runners with shorter legs tend to have higher step rates
    • Your step rate changes at different paces

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