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Do Your Sprinters Have a Fumbling Problem?

I coach at a distance school where the distance coaches love watching sprinters do (what appears to be) aerobic work. I’m pretty sure it’s a commonly held belief among distance coaches that doing long repeats/intervals make sprinters ‘mentally tough’. It doesn’t. Special Endurance does. But, when structured correctly, it does improve anaerobic threshold and that’s…… More

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Young Sprinters Struggle with Erectile Dysfunction

Young Sprinters Struggle with Erectile Dysfunction by Marc Mangiacotti, Brown University Sprints/Hurdles   As soon as you read “erectile dysfunction” you probably thought about a problem some men have as they grow older.  For them…there is a blue pill to help fix their dilemma.  Young sprinters struggle with a different type of erectile dysfunction. Youngsters…… More

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