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Planned Balance (Multilateral Training) for Cross Country Runners

Cross country coaches frequently wear blinders while setting up the training macrocycles for their athletes, instead of using multilateral training.  This narrow view prevents coaches from fully developing their athletes into a complete and balanced manner. Sport scientists have done an excellent job at identifying the five major bio-motor factors that an athlete needs to…

3 Ways Track & Field Can Save Itself From Complete Irrelevance

Let’s face it: The sport of track and field is, well, a joke. I’ve never had a conversation with a single soul, living or dead, who has said, with a straight face, “Wow. Track and field. There’s a sport that’s really got its act together. ” I love track and field. Obviously. But you’re about 50…

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