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Early Season 400m Training Workouts

A coach asked if I would consider writing an article about early season 400m training.  Here is a look back at a few of my articles that cover this topic. A while back, I wrote an article entitled, “Circle of Truth.” This is a workout I use for all sprinters and hurdlers as conditioning in…… More

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How to Establish Cross Country Training Groups

The cross country season begins anew and the coaches face their first training challenges as the team gathers for the first day of practice.  Foremost in training group formation is the fact that half the team has done some summer training, while the other half has not run a mile all summer long.  To further…… More

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Finishing the Race

  One of the most frustrating aspects of analyzing cross country running training is the post-race reflection of an athlete’s sub par performance.  Even the really great performances have something sour that catches the coaches’ critical eye.  As in any analytical, cause-result relationship, the result is more obvious than the cause.  One of the more…… More

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Speed Endurance Workouts For Jumpers & Combo Sprinter/Jumpers

  Jumping events are defined as acceleration to an optimal speed, followed by an attempt to maintain the highest level of that velocity through the point of takeoff. Speed Endurance workouts gives jumpers the confidence and capacity to challenge the intensities they use in competitions.  But what do speed endurance workouts for jumpers look like? …… More

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