Arthur Lydiard, New Zealander Athlete ( July 6, 1917 - December 11, 2004 )

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Encourage kids to enjoy running and play in athletics. Don't force them to run too much competition.~Arthur Lydiard

Competition Enjoy Play

If you want to be a successful runner, you have to consider everything. It's no good just thinking about endurance and not to develop fine speed.~Arthur Lydiard

Good Thinking Successful

It's just a matter of understanding what's necessary and discipline yourself to do it.~Arthur Lydiard

Yourself Discipline Matter

No one will burn out doing aerobic running. It is too much anaerobic running, which the American scholastic athletic system tends to put young athletes through, that burns them out.~Arthur Lydiard

American Doing Young