Distance

Avoid Running Injuries

Great information on avoiding running injuries From Stephen M. Pribut, D.P.M. http://www.drpribut.com/ Top Ten Ways To Avoid Running Injuries: 1) Pay attention to your body. Don’t ignore what your body is telling you. If something is hurting pay attention to it, find out why, and change what is making it hurt. Rest if necessary, but …

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Distance Running Tips For The Kick

Distance Running Tips The Kick and Mental Preparation Being prepared for all types of scenarios during a competition is part of proper preparation for athletes and coaches on the track. Being physically ready and mentally ready for any challenge during a race comes from training various race tactics. Races will come to down who has …

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Distance Running Technique

Distance Running Technique Proper biomechanics for distance running is important to maximize the body’s energy and help prevent injury. Teaching proper running form and making technical adjustments are critical factors in developing the highest level of performance. Keys to Proper Running Form Head Look straight ahead with the chin slightly down Keep face relaxed and …

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Warm Up Progression For Athletes

How to Warm Up For Sports Warm Up Organization Warm up design is important as training design.  Each warm up should have a theme and purpose to help develop bio-motor abilities; event specific needs and prepare for the training session. There are many reasons why a proper warm up for athletes is needed. Building endurance, …

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Coaching Team Success

Team Success Areas often overlooked in coaching high school distance runners have nothing to do with workouts, drills, or exercises. The most important intangible for high level success is “expectations.” No matter what the sport, the coaches who produce championship teams every year are those who truly “expect” their athletes to succeed. While some are …

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Strength Training For Distance Runners

Strength For Runners Why Strength Training For Distance Running? Injury prevention General strength Enhance mobility and flexibility Improve running technique Develop aerobic capacity with consideration of the anaerobic energy system Transfer of Training Effect Improve running performance by specific training for distance running. For example, if improved performance in training does not positively reflect in …

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