Steve D. Sherer

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Spiked Up
Ready to Run

by Steve D. Sherer

Unconventional, Myth Busting,
Scientific & Proven Training For Runners

Have you ever wondered
how to build a high performance running program?

Volume, frequency, intensity of runs, periodizing them to maximize performance and avoid burnout, correct running form, weight training, sleep/recovery, nutrition, psychology, shoes, and more all go into a good program.

Steve Sherer has spent his entire running career researching the Endocrine System (hormones) and Heart rate variation training to maximize anabolic hormones (Testosterone/Estrogen & HGH: Fountain of Youth) and minimize catabolic hormones (Cortisol). Researching muscle synergies and arthrokinematics he also learned and shares how to avoid injures and recover from them fixing the root of the problem, not masking it like many other health practitioners will do. Once you learn how all these systems work together, including the energy systems, you will be able to look at a runner and tell him how he trains.


Spiked Up, Ready to Run

260 pages, 6" x 9", with over 50 photos and illustrations

ISBN: 978-1-935125-45-7

Published by: Robertson Publishing (RP)

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Steve Sherer

Steve Sherer graduated from Michigan State with his Masters in Kinesiology became a National Academy of Sports Medicine certified personal trainer. He has coached High School Cross Country and Track athletes. He also offers training for Runners, Weight Loss, Athletic Performance, and Tune Ups.

Steve lives in Dexter MI with his wife Kelsea, son Elijah and dauthter Sierra.  Contact him at stevesherer11@gmail.com.


  • Began coaching himself in May 2006 after running 4:01.2 for 1500 meters
  • Ran a 3:41.2 in June 2006 to qualify for USA National Championships
  • Qualified in the 1500 (3:41.0) and 800 (1:47.7) for USA Nationals 2007
  • Ran 3:56.00 in 2008 during Indoor Track for the fastest indoor mile run that year by an American
  • Placed 3rd in the 1500 at USA Indoor Championships
  • Ran a 3:36.8 in outdoor track and made it to the Olympic Trials Finals in 2008
  • Placed 3rd in the 1500 and 6th in the 800 at USA Indoor Nationals 2009
  • Steve never made it to a single outdoor national championship in college, but under his training has made it to the last 4 USA National Championships.


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Introduction: Day in the Life
Section 1: The Story
Lane 1: High School: The Wonder Years
Lane 2: College Years
Lane 3: Post-Collegiate
Lane 4: Post-Team/Post-Coach Running
Lane 5: On the Road Again
Lane 6: European Adventures
Lane 7: I Just Can’t Wait to Get on the Road Again
Lane 8: New Day, New Way
Section 2: The Science
Lane 1: Volume
Lane 2: Periodization
Lane 3: Workouts
Lane 4: Got Gym?
Lane 5: Form
Lane 6: Injury Prevention
Lane 7: Mental Game
Lane 8: Diet
Lane 9: Random Ideas & Thoughts for Training
Line Judge: Training Analysis
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