While comments were disabled for a while on the blog, I have since re-enabled them. I'd love to know your thoughts on LTAD. How does your country handle it? I have heard several knowledgeable people suggest that the World Junior Championships are not a reasonable goal if an athlete wishes to train in accordance with a proper LTAD model. Some junior athletes are putting in more hours and miles than elite senior athletes - does this hurt their development? Is this setting them up for injury? What about all the other parts of their life that they miss out on?
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