Steve Magness is a performance coach, author, and lecturer. He currently serves as a coach to almost 20 professional runners, is the Head Cross Country coach at the University of Houston and a Lecturer of Strength and Conditioning at St. Mary’s University, UK. He got his start in writing as a columnist for Running Times Magazine. Additionally, his work has appeared in Competitor magazine, Runner’s World, Outside Magazine, Meter Magazine, New Studies in Athletics, The Huffington Post, and the International Journal of Athletic Training & Therapy. Magness has been featured in articles in The New Yorker, Wired, Runner’s World, Outside magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, National Geographic and ESPN the Magazine. Magness has also been featured as an expert on TV for the BBC, CNN, BeIN Sport, as well as a variety of radio stations throughout the world.