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Endurance Training Program Design [ARTICLE]

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Over the past 60 years all sport training models have benefited from the scientific principles that scientists have developed to explain the natural world.... Continue

Strength Training for Distance Runners - Versatile Conditioning Improves... [ARTICLE]

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Many good distance coaches recognize that a strength training regimen will enhance their athletes' durability, coordination, and...... Continue

The Long Sprint - Reclassifying the 800m [ARTICLE]

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The 800-meter race is one of the most challenging and exciting events to race and coach in track. Tactically, there is no margin for error and it demands that athletes possess a combination of strength, speed, and endurance. The running community...... Continue

Pacing Strategy - Can Analytics Help Us Run Faster in Cross-Country? [ARTICLE]

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Over the past decade, data analysis has sparked a revolution across all sports. Well-known "truths" have been gradually - often begrudgingly - over-turned...... Continue

Overtraining in Sport - With an Emphasis on Distance Runners [ARTICLE]

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Colin Powell stated, "a dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work" (Brainy Quote, 2013). Many of us...... Continue

Going the Distance: Tearing Down the 1500 Meters [ARTICLE]

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The 1500 meter race is considered one of the most exciting cornerstone events in any major track and field meet by athletes, coaches, and spectators...... Continue

Cross-Training for Runners [ARTICLE]

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Running has long been one of the most popular, simplistic and enjoyable ways to exercise for all age groups. Running is a sport that can be practiced for a lifetime...... Continue

By Design - Physical Performance Components for the Jumps [ARTICLE]

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The first step in training any athlete is clear identification of the of the physical talents needed for success in the event. Designing training without a clear purpose in mind is an...... Continue

Aerobic Power - Building a Bigger Engine in an Emerging Miler [ARTICLE]

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All of the standard distance races including cross country are combined zone races. Combined zone means energy needed for muscular contractions at race pace is derived from both the aerobic and anaerobic energy systems in...... Continue

Breathing Rhythms [ARTICLE]

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The total amount of air that you breathe each minute is the product of the size and number of breaths you take each minute. As you start to run you usually increase both the size and number of breaths, but the rate at which you breathe is...... Continue

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