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Intro Speed Training Workout For Sprinters

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Intro Speed Training Workout For Sprinters

Here is a speed development workout that is optimal for sprinters during their off-season or pre-season training phase. This workout offers a great introductory session to speed training, using a variety of exercises and a sprinting workout. For this workout, you may need the following: A track to train at. Mini-hurdles. Track spikes.   Performing The Workout This workout consists of a couple different segments. First, stiff leg hops over mini-hurdles and straight leg bounds will be used to prep the body for speed work while also working on leg stiffness, hip extension & flexion, and hamstring elasticity. Then, wicket...

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Strength Endurance Training For Sprinters & Jumpers

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Strength Endurance Training For Sprinters & Jumpers

Strength Endurance Training For Sprinters & Jumpers While general aerobic fitness is important for sprinters, what we need more is the ability to repeatedly apply force & power to the ground as fatigue accumulates. Because of this, strength endurance in dynamic movements is an important training consideration for sprinters. Here we will discuss one method for developing strength endurance in sprinters and jumpers. If you want to improve your sprint training, consider joining the ATHLETE.X Online Training Group! Endurance Requirements For Sprinters In the sprint events, endurance demands mostly relate to the ability to keep producing force and power at...

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