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So You Want To Be A Sprinter? – Part 3

Evan Stevens So You Want To Be A Sprinter? – Part 1 So You Want To Be A Sprinter? – Part 2   Part 3: Warm-up Now that we have a working understanding of the different parts of running and sprinting, we can hit the track and start to bang out some reps right? ALMOST.

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So You Want To Be A Sprinter? – Part 2

Evan Stevens So You Want To Be A Sprinter? – Part 1  Part 2: Arms (& a small note about foot positioning) So now that we have an understanding of how our legs move while sprinting from Part 1, we’re ready to hit the track, right? Not just yet. We are neglecting our upper bodies

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So You Want To Be A Sprinter? – Part 1

Evan Stevens Part 1 : Welcome to Speed 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

Sprint Training: The Secret To Younger Muscles - Part 1

Sprint Training: The Secret To Younger Muscles – Part 1

Fiona Callender, Research Assistant, University of Toronto Sprint Training: The Secret To Younger Muscles – Part 1 It has long been accepted that as we age we will all face an inevitable loss in muscle function and size. But it may be possible to slow down this process through exercise that targets specific muscle fibers

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Building Faster 400m Athletes With Split Runs

Gail Kuhnly, PhD   BACKGROUND  This research is going forth with the hope of proving that using split runs can be an effective method to train the high school 400m runner. The Fife High School (FHS) 2017 track team represents the test group and the FHS 2016 track team represents the control group. In this