Sprint Training — how to run faster

Visualization For Athletes - Improve Performance Without Physical Practice

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Visualization For Athletes - Improve Performance Without Physical Practice

Introduction As we know, practicing your sport in specific ways is the most direct path to improvement in your sport. Unfortunately, the amount of work we can perform each day, week, or training cycle is limited by our work capacity, recovery capacity, and schedule. Interestingly, there is a training method we can use which allows us to practice our technique, race plans, and prepare ourselves for competition without taking one step in an actual sprint. Through properly executed visualization, we can trick our brain into thinking we are training or competing, and there is scientific evidence which suggests that practicing...

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How To Run Faster And Longer Without Getting Tired

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How To Run Faster And Longer Without Getting Tired

Every month, thousands of people google search for how to run faster and longer without getting tired. In the context of sprinting workouts, this makes sense because running faster and maintaining one’s speed is critical for performing well in all sprint events. Here we will discuss a few ways that you can train to run faster and longer without getting tired. Building A Base The first step in your journey of running faster and longer is to build a proper base in your sprint training program. For a sprinter, this will come in 3 forms: Building an anaerobic base of...

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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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