Monthly Archives: August 2013

IT IS ALL ABOUT 30 METERS

If you watched the recent World track and Field Championships, I hope you were struck aa I was about the importance of the last straight away is in many of the running races beyond 100m 30 meters; is the key … Continue reading

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CORE CONDITIONING

CORE CONDITIONINGĀ  Recently programs emphasizing balance of the trunk (lower back) and abdominals have been developed. These programs concentrate on the central portions of the body. The muscles of the core are those that stabilize the spine and torso and … Continue reading

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CROSS COUNTRY TRAINING; TIME FOR A REVIEW, REVISED AUGUST 2014

Cross Country Training; a time for a review. Training Phases: Organize your training into phases; The First phase should have stated already: your objectives should be to; increase volume, the emphasis should be onĀ  aerobic runs, tempo runs and hill … Continue reading

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