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Road to the Relays: Cheltenham High School

In anticipation of the prestigious and historic Penn Relays at the University of Pennsylvania later this month, we teamed up with Nike to bring you an...

Puma Faas 500 "Jamaica" Running Shoe

As part of their Faas 500 series , Puma brings us a sleek running shoe in a brand new colorway, originally designed for Jamaica's running teams. Hyp...

How Plyometric Training Helps On-Ice Quickness

To be a successful hockey player, you need speed and power. Plyometric training is used to create explosiveness in hockey players, because it incr...

Usain Bolt's Key to Explosive Starts

Usain Bolt, World Record holder in the 100m and 200m, knows that neither feat would have been possible if he had not spent countless hours perfect...

Tips to Avoid a Side Stitch

It happens when you least expect it—a sharp, unwelcome pain in the upper right side of your abdomen. This piercing pain is known as a side stitch,...

Locker Room Quote of the Week: November 8

"Confidence is the most important quality in all athlete-coach relationships." —Franz Stampfl, World-Renowned Track Coach An upbeat, positive a...

5 Top Training Watches

Nike+ Sportband $59, nike.com Specs: Shoe sensor relays pace to watch; USB connection to upload workout to computer; saves 30 hours of workout...

Increase Your Long Jump

When it comes to the long jump, the smallest fraction of an inch can be the difference between wearing a medal or taking home a fourth-place ribbon....

Why Playing Multiple Sports Can Help You Score a Scholarship

If you want to score a scholarship, your best bet is to play multiple sports. Doing so allows you to display your discipline in managing an active and...

Tear Up the Track With Usain Bolt

1 Assume athletic position under pad with feet slightly wider than shoulder width and toes pointed out slightly 2 Keeping weight on heels and k...

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