Sprint Training — sprinting

Acceleration & Horizontal Power Workout For Sprinters

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Acceleration & Horizontal Power Workout For Sprinters

Here is a workout that is great for sprinters to perform during their off-season or pre-season. The goal is to work exercises that help emphasize horizontal power, while also working on the specific skill of acceleration. For this workout, you will need the following: A track or nice patch of grass to train on. A medicine ball of 6 to 12 pounds. A running sled with 25 to 45 pounds. The Workout This workout consists of a couple parts. First, you will perform some jumps and throws to prime your system for sprints while also working on horizontal power development....

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Extend Life & Minimize Aging With Sprinting & Anti-Aging Supplements

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Extend Life & Minimize Aging With Sprinting & Anti-Aging Supplements

Everybody wants to live longer, live better, and extend life. Aside from living a healthy life, there are things we can do to limit the effects of the aging process so we can stay youthful for longer and experience a better quality of life as we age. Today we will talk about some effects that sprinting has on the aging process, as well as some supplements that can prevent aging so we can live longer lives with a higher quality of life. Telomere Length And Aging A telomere is a portion of repetitive DNA sequences which sit at the end...

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Improve Performance 5% By Warming Up Properly

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Improve Performance 5% By Warming Up Properly

Today we’ll be talking about a simple way you can boost your performance by up to five percent. If this performance enhancement sounds small, consider that improving an 11.0 second 100 meter dash by five percent would bring your time down to a 10.45. This video will cover what you can do to improve performance in your training sessions and competitions, and give some basic guidelines as to how best you can implement this as soon as today. Personally I have noticed when I stay disciplined and do this properly, I tend to see faster times in practice and at...

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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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