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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. HereΒ we will discuss some ideas surrounding how to build your own training program and how to progress your sprinting workouts. Β  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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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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Rudiment Hops - The Plyometric Exercise For Every Athlete

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Rudiment Hops - The Plyometric Exercise For Every Athlete

Plyometric and jump training is common in the training of many athletes. Coaches for decades have found benefits in utilizing different types of jump training in their development of sprinters, jumpers, team sport athletes, etc. While it is certainly true that athletes can benefit from jump training of all sorts, I personally feel that there is a tendency to add more advanced forms of jump training into sprint training programs before athletes have mastered basic hopping and jumping exercises. This may work for many, but rudiment hops give us a good balance of risk versus reward compared to more complex...

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Transfer Of Training | Tips To Get More Out Of Your Sprint Training

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Transfer Of Training | Tips To Get More Out Of Your Sprint Training
Get the most out of your training by avoiding these issues which can inhibit transfer of training to sprinting performance or sports performance!

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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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