Sprint Training — track & field

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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Aerobic Training for Sprinters & Speed Power Athletes

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Aerobic Training for Sprinters & Speed Power Athletes
In the world of speed and power training, aerobic training is often scoffed at due to the simple fact that most approaches for developing aerobic qualities are not well suited for the athletes who compete in speed and power sports. Learn about ways to develop aerobic fitness without long runs in this article.

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