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Speed Training Exercises For The Brain | Training For Sprinters

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Speed Training Exercises For The Brain | Training For Sprinters

I have spent years performing speed training trying to get faster, and one of the most important things I have learned is how important the brain is when it comes to sprinting faster. If you are going to perform speed training exercises, it is important that you consider the brain and how it will be affected by the speed drills you perform. Speed Training And The Brain Sprinting fast is governed by the ability of the brain and the nervous system to coordinate muscles, tendons, and bioenergetic systems together to produce rapid movements with high precision. To sprint fast, one...

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Does Sprinting Make You Faster?

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Does Sprinting Make You Faster?

Does sprinting make you faster? If performed properly, sprinting can definitely make you faster. In this article, you'll learn about how to sprint faster using sprinting workouts and other forms of sprint training. Sprinting can make you faster, but how much faster you sprint will depend on how your sprint training program is set up, whether you are an experienced athlete or not, what types of sprinting you perform, and how much time you dedicate to training. Sprinting Makes You Faster Typically in life, the best way to get better at something is to do it. If you want to...

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Supercompensation | Stimulus, Fatigue, Recovery, Adaptation For Athletes

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Supercompensation | Stimulus, Fatigue, Recovery, Adaptation For Athletes

Putting together a high quality workout is something we can all agree is important if we want to develop as athletes. What is more important though is how these training sessions are organized through time, since the goal of training is to achieve a cumulative effect from many training sessions in an effort to inch the body toward higher levels of performance. Going too easy, too hard, or having poorly planned intervals between sessions can be the demise of an athlete’s progress. To get the most out of training, we need to select the right workouts, implement them at appropriate...

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Improve Your Acceleration Sprinting & Skill Execution In Competition

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Improve Your Acceleration Sprinting & Skill Execution In Competition

Here we go over an acceleration sprinting workout, as well as discuss the concept of increasing the stimulus of your training sessions over time in an effort to stabilize movement skills under increasing amounts of stress. Sprint Straight To Sprint Fast One issue that I commonly see in my own sprinting and that of other athletes is that, as an athlete begins their sprint, they may have a tendency to deviate from a straight path of sprinting. If we leave the blocks and go to the right or to the left instead of sprinting directly toward the finish line, we...

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6 Tips For A Better Warm Up For Speed & Power Athletes

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6 Tips For A Better Warm Up For Speed & Power Athletes

What is the point of a warm up? The first goal of the warm up is, as alluded to by the name, to raise the body's core temperature. This takes approximately 8 to 10 minutes of continuous activity to accomplish. Once the body is warm, the next goal of the warm up is to tune in motor qualities, improve coordination, and maximize force outputs so that the work you perform is as high quality as possible. Typically you will be least coordinated right when you wake up, becoming more coordinated as you become more alert and move around. A proper...

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