Sprint Training — how to sprint faster

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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Training Volume In Sprinting Workouts

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Training Volume In Sprinting Workouts

Sprinting Workouts - Training Volume Discussion Training volume is an important factor in whether or not your body gets sent the proper signals to respond and adapt to training, but the improper application of training volume can ruin your sprinting workouts. Here we discuss some ideas related to training volume as it relates to sprinting workouts. Training Volume Personal History In my experience, I've found that I have tended to use similar levels of training volume over the course of many years of training. After some time, I started to wonder to myself whether or not I was performing enough sprinting...

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Sprinting Workouts - How To Build Your Own Program

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Sprinting Workouts - How To Build Your Own Program

As fall approaches in the Northern Hemisphere and summer track events begin to wind down, athletes shift their focus toward off season training so that they can prepare for the next season. Here we will discuss some ideas surrounding how to build your own training program and how to progress your sprinting workouts.   The Debrief The first step to take before setting off on your training is to do a season debrief with yourself or your athletes. The goal of a debrief is to take an honest look at how your training went in the previous season and perform something...

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