Monthly Archives: January 2013

BIOMECHANICS OF SPEED, SPRINTING

The Biomechanics of Running, Sprinting Speed: The Phases of Running include: single support phase and the swing phase. There is a phase of running where the body becomes a projectile.Stability and Mobility: the runners who run fastest are not afraid … Continue reading

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75 minute workout to consider, adds intensity and variety

A Tabata 75 minute workout Joan and I have been doing; The Highlights: A 10 to 12 minute warm up. The workout: 20 seconds run with a 10 second walk, sets of 3 for one minute of work, with one … Continue reading

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A Summary of Training Strategies to be Used to Design Training Programs

Summary of  the Four Training Strategies: The key question is what is the purpose of the workout!, Jack Daniels answers this question  in the following video. The most valuable video I have seen in some time. http://www.flotrack.org/coverage/234673-Saucony-Thirsty-Thursdays-with-Jack-Daniels/video/331878-2-Purpose-of-the-Workout-Thirsty-Thursdays In the descriptions … Continue reading

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TRAINING FOR THE 1500M AND MILE.

TRAINING FOR THE 1500M AND MILE. College Runners: Note this can reduced in volume for high school runners. Pre-Season for the Mile, run a cross country season, training with the cross country group. Refer to the cross country program included … Continue reading

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Specific Training Suggestions for the 800m Runner

Some specific suggestions for the 800-1000m runner follow: This program assumes there was a preceeding conditioning program such as a cross country season. Day 1) long aerobic run, 25% of weekly mileage, plus 5-10 x 100m fast strides at mile … Continue reading

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The Back to the Basics; Interval Training: The Variables-DIRT

It is really all about D.I.R.T. Interval Training: Interval training is training where repeated work bouts are interspersed with intervals  of rest. The primary VARIABLE in interval training is the interval of rest. Interval training can be used to train more … Continue reading

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