Sprint Training — warm ups

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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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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