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Want to improve your Sprinting? Do these three things.

Author: Steve Bennett Want to improve your Sprinting? Do these three things. 1/Sprints – Sprint just 30m at maximum speed 6 times with a 3 min rest. warmpup carefully first. Time them precisely and record your progress. Do this session

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The Most Common Training Mistake made with Sprinters

Author: Steve Bennett The Most Common Training Mistake made with Sprinters – Attempting too much sprinting in a state of neural fatigue. Sprinters commonly attempt too much quality training too often, by this i mean too often in the week,

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Sprint Training Approach

Author: Steve Bennett Just a few sprint training ideas today for runners who want to improve. Think of yourself as athletes like a dragster. To be faster your engine needs more power to get an engine upgrade you need to

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Bounding Training For Runners the Oztrack Method

Running Bounding Plyometrics

Author: Steve Bennett This article explains a way of training for runners that will steadily improve their power levels in a specific way.  It works as a crucial element in the development of Sprinters & is also very effective at

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Sprinters Nervous System Pre-school

Author: Steve Bennett Sprinters need to be steadily throughout the year training for more strength and then training in ways to let their nervous systems learn how to use the extra strength & convert it to power. Its not enough

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Developing Sprinters: A Yearly Plan

Author: Steve Bennett Sprinters need to maintain a high level of speed all year. Over the past few years I have found the best way to develop sprinters is with a double periodized year. This is because they can then

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Sprint Training for the Developing Athlete.

Sprint Training for the Developing Athlete. Author: Steve Bennett This article is designed for younger athletes who have done little training. It contains the main points of a long term approach. It is initially much more important to improve balance,

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Speed from Strength

Speed from Strength Author: Steve Bennett B.Sc. (Physiology) www.oztrack.com A great thing for any runner to develop would be more “bounciness” and in any endurance athlete would be “sustained bounciness”. The good news is most athletes can improve the power

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Ideas for Young Talented Athletes by Steve Bennett

Author: Steve Bennett There are many very young (9-13yrs old) extremely talented athletes out there. Some of them like Australia’s Georgie Clarke can make great progressions at an early age. 800m age 11 2:12 age 12 2:08 age 13 2:05

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