Sprint Training — sprinting workouts

6 Tips To Increase Sprint Training Intensity

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6 Tips To Increase Sprint Training Intensity

6 Ways To Intensify Sprint Training So You Can Run Faster As training progresses toward the track season, the intensity of sprint training needs to increase. For the sake of this discussion, intensity can be roughly equated to the average and peak velocities reached in your sprinting workouts. Here we will discuss 6 different ways you can increase the intensity of your sprint training as you get closer to the competitive season.   #1 Changes In Distance If effort is equal, shorter sprints will be slower than faster sprints. 40-80m sprints will have a higher average velocity than 10-30m sprints. A...

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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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Sprinting Workouts & Strength Training For Sprinters

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Sprinting Workouts & Strength Training For Sprinters

When I was a young sprinter, I always had a tough time setting up my sprint training program. Here we will go over a week of sprinting workouts and strength training for sprinters so you can see one way that a week of workouts may be set up. Sprinting Workouts & Strength Training For Sprinters My goals right now are to improve rate of force development in my start, increasing strength to improve acceleration, and targeting ankle stiffness for both acceleration and maximal velocity sprinting. Also, in the past couple races I've run, I tended to break down and lose...

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Workouts For Sprinters In Track & Field

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Workouts For Sprinters In Track & Field

To be the best sprinter you can be, it is important that you are doing the right workouts for sprinters. In this article we will discuss workouts for sprinters who compete in track & field. Workouts For Sprinters Workouts for sprinters in track & field can be put into the following categories: Acceleration Training Speed Training (Maximal Velocity) Speed Endurance Training Special Endurance Training Strength Training General Conditioning Each of these types of training plays an important role in the performance of track & field sprinters. To run your fastest, it is important that you place a balanced emphasis on...

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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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