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Standing Start & Initial Acceleration Can Determine Sprint Speed

A Review by Alyssa Bialowas The ability to accelerate in short sprint distances benefits the performance of athletes in team sports such as hockey, football, rugby, soccer, and in all athletics and sprint distance running. Sprinting requires an individual to cover a set distance at maximum peak strength and cardiovascular output. The ability to accelerate

Upper Body Exercises For Sprinters | FastTwitchGrandma Sprinting Tips & Tricks

Enhance the intensity of your workout with HyperWear Gear and save space with their SandBell Weights. Upper Body Strength is just as important as lower body strength when it comes to the biomechanics of running. There is a saying that goes “your legs will follow your arms”. Therefore, in order to finish strong we must

Hurdle Mobility Circuit | FastTwitchGrandma Sprinting Tips & Tricks

Hurdle Mobility – Strengthen those flexors to open up the hips for greater performance and increase in athleticism. A great way to do so will be incorporating hurdle mobility drills to your warmups. Hurdle Circuit: Lateral Bent Leg Skip Overs Same Leg Step Overs Double Leg Hops High Knees over short hurdles into a quick

Perfect Your Sprint Start | FastTwitchGrandma Tips & Tricks

The start to a race is the most important phase. The start can determine win or lose in a close race. This video demonstrates a drill to improve your block start mechanics using the VertiMax. Key Factors: 1. Alignment 2. Set Position -90 degrees at the front knee -120 degrees on the rear knee -Head

4 Warm Up Exercises for Treadmill Sprinting

Virginia Davies, founder of Forever Fit Science, and John Trautmann, coach for the Mile High Run Club of NYC, demonstrate the functional drills you can use to warm up effectively and safely for treadmill sprinting. High-Knee Run Bounce off balls of feet and bring your knees high Perform for 30 seconds, then rest and repeat Power

Improve Your Sprinting Technique & Form

John Trautmann is a 1992 US Olympian and 1- mile run World Record holder for men aged 45-49. Learn the key principles of sprinting form and technique as John demonstrates the mechanics involved: Sprinting Posture Relax your face, neck, and shoulders Run tall Keep your head up Arm Action Keep elbows bent at 90 degrees Drive

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Push or Pull? Sprinting Mechanics and You

Evan Stevens One of the comments that I received after last weekend’s UWO Health and Wellness Symposium was what it meant to be a “push or pull sprinter.” This comes from a comment that Mr. Andy O’Brien made during his Developing a Body for Sport and Life about how every athlete is different – that

The Masters Sprinting Community – Friendly And Competitive

Meet 41 year old Antwon Dussett, Masters sprinter, from Peoria, Illinois. Dussett who is a Gulf War veteran started sprinting in 1994.  He is a 400m 2000 Olympic trials qualifier, 400m 2017 World Indoors Masters Champion and a US record holder (ages 35-39) in the 200m. Dussett says the masters running community along with the

Meet Masters Sprinter Steven Sashen

Meet one of the fastest Masters sprinters in the United States, Steven Sashen. At 55 he proves speed does not decline with age. Sashen, founder of Xero Shoes, shares his passion for sprinting and tips for staying fast and motivated. Watch his video presented by Forever Fit Science for a dose of inspiration. You Might

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So You Want To Be A Sprinter? – Ebook Edition

Evan Stevens So you want to be a sprinter; be prepared to work at it. While all humans are born with innate ability to “sprint” (due to biological fight or flight responses), the ranges of ability vary greatly. Some people are destined for Olympic and world championship greatness. Some will never achieve more than the

So You Want To Be A Sprinter? – Part 5

Evan Stevens So You Want To Be A Sprinter? – Part 1 So You Want To Be A Sprinter? – Part 2 So You Want To Be A Sprinter? – Part 3 So You Want To Be A Sprinter? – Part 4 Part 5: Basic/Sample Training Program Now we come to the training itself. We

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So You Want To Be A Sprinter? – Part 4

Evan Stevens So You Want To Be A Sprinter? – Part 1 So You Want To Be A Sprinter? – Part 2 So You Want To Be A Sprinter? – Part 3 Part 4: Starts and Blocks We know some of the physics and power of sprinting, we have an understanding of how arm swing