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Regressing performance and ...

07/23/09 More

Regressing performance and techniqu

I have a first year sprinter whom's preseason and midseason workouts consisted of sprint endurance and speed development. Toward the latter part of the year, we moved her up to the middle distance...

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Training for running the mile

07/14/09 More

Training for running the mile

My 14 yr old son will be running the 1600 meter on a track in two weeks. He plays soccer and is in very good shape, his best time is 5:03. What training can he do in a two week period to improve ...

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How fast should my slow run...

07/13/09 More

How fast should my slow runs be?

2 months ago i ran a 5k in 18:45 , I can do 4x1600 in 6:00 with 4:30 rest in training now every other week and tempo of 4 miles at 6:55 pace, I do my easy runs at 9:00 pace are they too slow or too...

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Long Jump/Triple Jump

07/06/09 More

Long Jump/Triple Jump

I would like to know if there are actually people that teach long jump and triple jump other than the team coaches. I am looking for someone to help my child. I'm not even sure where to start loo...

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Speed Approach or Endurance?

06/26/09 More

Speed Approach or Endurance?

Many coaches say that kids should be taking a speed approach in training and then run higher mileage weeks when their older. However the Kenyans, Ethiopians and other east africans are running 5-6 ...

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Question about young Runners

06/15/09 More

Question about young Runners

Hi, I am a student athlete that is currently working as a coach for my former high schools summer running program. I am in charge of the 5th and 6th graders, but really I don't know how to coach...

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Running the 800

06/02/09 More

Running the 800

It seems that my 800 is too slow for my skill, im am going to be a freshman and my mile is a 4:41, I also want to make the 4x8 team next year and they are 6th in the state. how can i get a better 8...

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Son wants to XC run

05/27/09 More

Son wants to XC run

My 11 year old son wants to cross country run and long distance run. He runs for long periods of time without becoming breathless and loves to run all the time. I cannot find any type of program to...

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Training

05/17/09 More

Training

My daughter is 7. She was the third child first in her age category to finish a 5K run. She ran the entire race. She completed a one mile run this weekend with a time of 6 min 28 secs. How do I ...

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Summer Track Activities

05/17/09 More

Summer Track Activities

My son is 13 and has recently run in 1 meet through school in hurdles. He placed 3rd and would like to participate in more activities or training during the summer. He spends mid-June/early July ...

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