James Craft

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Improving your 4x100 meter Relay (Part 1)

<i>This is Part 1 of a 3 part series.</i><p>This tutorial will dramatically improve your 4x 100 meter relay times because you will identify your weak …

400 Meter Training: Short to Long, or Long to Short

<i>This article is guest blogged by Lee Ness, a UKA qualified Event Group Coach for Sprints and Hurdles, the Head Coach/Sprint Coach at City of</i> …

Speed Drills: Clyde Hart Revisited

Last week, I discussed “speed drills” or “form drills” with Gerard Mach.<p>I want to flashback to December 2007 where I had the chance to meet with …

400 Meter Training Workouts – the Descending 6×200 meters

In the past, I wrote about several 400 meter training workouts such as:<p>Here is another variation of a 6×200 meter workout that I’ve seen at the high …

Calculating 400 meter Potential

I did a 10 minute video on Calculating 400 meter Potential, giving conversions for 200m, 100m and 60 meter times.<p>The indoor track competitive season …

Clyde Hart’s Backwards J’s 200 meter workouts

When you do 200 meters in workouts, where do you start?<p>Usually, they start across the field at the 200m start line, and finish at the regular finish …

Strategy: How to Run the 400m

<i>This article is guest blogged by Lee Ness, a UKA qualified Event Group Coach for Sprints and Hurdles, the Head Coach/Sprint Coach at City of</i> …

What is the RAST Test for Speed Endurance?

If you liked the article How much Horsepower does Usain Bolt Generate?, you’ll love this article.<p>How much Horsepower does Usain Bolt Generate? The …

Calculating Splits for the 400 meters

I wish reporters would realize it takes about 1 second to account for acceleration out of the blocks.<p>In Michael Phillip’s Furious Pistorius Blade …

400 Meter Training Tips from NIKE's Bill Bowerman

Bill Bowerman is more famous for co-founding NIKE and coaching long distance runners, but he did coach sprinters and field events. I covered Harry …

How to Run the 800 meters - It Depends

I was watching the Oslo Diamond League last night and kept an eye on the 100 meters (skip to video below) and 800 meters.<p>I’ll start with the 800m as …

Boo's 32 Tips for Speed and Power Development in the Jumps

The following tips are training strategies related to speed and power development for the long jump and triple jump from Boo Schexnayder presentation …

How to Train Speed, Power and Control for the Long & Triple Jump

I started my Track career at nine years old as a Triple Jumper, so the horizontal jumps has a special meaning to me. Because speed training is vital …

The Only 3 Reasons Your Sprinters Fall Apart at the End of Races

Updated on: May 26, 2018 7:35 AM<p>Don't let this happen to your sprinters!<p>Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of attending a 6 hour …

Rhode Island

Fine Tuning your 400 meter Workouts, Part 1

This is a follow-up to the article Training for 400m: Balancing Speed and Special Endurance<p>You’ve done your GPP (General Prep) last fall, and are …

Improve Football Speed Immediately with Four Simple Drills

<i>This article was guest blogged by Joe Heiler PT, CSCS, a physical therapist specializing in sports medicine and orthopedics.</i><p>What is the best way to …

How to Race and Train for the 200 Meters (Part 2)

<i>This article is guest posted by Latif Thomas, CSCS, USATF Level II, Creator of</i> <i>Complete Speed Training for Sprinters</i><i>.</i><p><i>Part 2: How to Train for the 200</i> …

Trends In Middle Distance Running Training and the Effects on Middle Distance Athletes

<i>This article was guest blogged by Jonathan M. George, M.S. He is the Assistant Cross Country/Track Coach at Fort Hays State University</i><p>Trends In …

Summer Sprint Training: Important Variables to Consider

<i>This article is guest blogged by Jim Hiserman, author of the books Program Design Method for Sprints & Hurdle Training and Strength and Power for</i> …

Even if you’re not an elite athlete, surrounding yourself with the advice and support of a coach could change your performance dramatically<p>Running coaches are just for fast runners aren’t they? I’m not good enough to have a coach. I don’t have enough time to do all the running a coach would want me …

Marathons

Do post-workout ice baths help with the recovery of sore muscles?

Starting in the 1990s, ice baths gained a reputation for their near-magical ability to accelerate the recovery of sore muscles after workouts. Pro teams installed sophisticated tubs that circulate water at a precisely controlled temperature, usually between 10 C and 15 C; the rest of us dumped …

Here are 4 easy moves you should tag on to your run

Running is an important part of any work out and a great way to get your heart pounding and your blood pumping. However, many runners know that it …

Workouts

8 ways to make you run faster

Gentle jogging gets you nowhere fast. Running hard and cutting seconds is your new shortcut to becoming a fitter, leaner man in a hurry. Follow these …

10 Olympic athletes' daily habits you should steal (that don't involve the gym)

As morning people who appreciate routine even while we try to embrace some spontaneity, we’re admittedly fascinated by the drive, dedication, and self-discipline embodied by Olympic athletes. Following a rigid diet that involves counting protein grams and being mindful of carbohydrates isn’t at the …

Drugstore

Top 5 Off-Season Training Tips for Sprinters

<i>Last week, Jim Hiserman wrote Summer Sprint Training: Important Variables to Consider. This article is guest posted by Latif Thomas, CSCS, USATF</i> …

What The Pros Do During The Off-Season

<i>Rest, relaxation and time off are important ingredients to success.</i><p>Nearly every professional athlete isn’t a professional athlete 24 hours a day, 365 …

Event-Specific Track Field Nutrition

Track & Field includes several events, and so the nutritional needs of T&F athletes vary. But regardless of your event, the benefits of feeding your …

A Sprinter's Diet

Sprinters are a prime example of how important nutrition is for performance. To compete at the highest level, they need their nutrition to be on …

Nutrition

4 Keys to Winning Gold in the Leadership Olympics

August 5th is the opening of the 31st modern Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. More than 10,000 athletes from 206 countries will compete in 42 …