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3 Workouts For Sprinters: Acceleration, Strength & Speed Endurance Training

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3 Workouts For Sprinters: Acceleration, Strength & Speed Endurance Training

3 Workouts For Sprinters Here is an example of a few workouts for sprinters which can be performed during a pre-competition period. These workouts are primarily focused on the 100 meter dash, but can be useful for athletes competing in the 60 meter dash or the 200 meter dash.   Workout #1 - Acceleration Training For the first workout, the focus is on developing skills, physical capacities, and specific conditioning for acceleration. The workout was performed as follows: Track Warm Up 2x3x40yd from a skip-in or walking start. 2x3x40yd from a standing, 3 point, or 4 point start. In total,...

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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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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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Sprint Training Without Facilities - COVID19 Workout Adjustments

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Sprint Training Without Facilities - COVID19 Workout Adjustments
Sprint Training is still possible even if you do not have access to a track or gym. Learn how you can modify your training program so you can perform high quality training, regardless of what facilities you have access to.

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Speed Endurance Training | Why and How to Train For Speed Endurance

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Speed Endurance Training | Why and How to Train For Speed Endurance
Speed endurance is the quality of being able to maintain sprinting velocities at or near your maximal velocity. Learn how to improve speed endurance in this article!

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