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Three-Part Mini Hurdle Routine

Improve force production for sprinting while perfecting proper running mechanics with the following three-part mini hurdle routine. Adhere to prop...

Locker Room Quote of the Week: July 27

"Talent is God-given; be humble. Fame is man-given; be thankful. Conceit is self-given; be careful." —Former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden ...

Track & Field Nutrition Plan

Fatigue is a common complaint among track athletes, so the right nutrition plan is key to keeping you energized during high-powered workouts and a...

Three Speed Requirements

Still slow? You're probably not a complete speed athlete. According to top college T&F strength coaches, you need to understand, attack and be pro...

Recruiting Period Breakdown

Here are the 2010 recruiting period dates. These specific dates apply to this year only, but the dates for subsequent years will be close; they chang...

Texas A&M Test for Explosive Power

While fitness and conditioning play a large role in most sports, T&F jumps come down to incredibly short bouts of pure explosion and power. Becaus...

Improve Dorsiflexion Flexibility

Runners often point their toes down when planting their foot, which is not correct form, according to Randy Hadley, U.S. Olympic Track and Field coach...

Read and React: The Perfect Mile

The mile was once the Holy Grail of sports performances. In the first half of the 20th Century, many thought that running a mile in under four mi...

In the Weight Room With Usain Bolt

  In the world of sprinting, there are no debates. The notion of "arguably the fastest guy" does not exist, because things are settled in the ...

Build Hip Strength to Boost Your Starts

Sprinters often overlook training their hip flexors, a valuable link in the kinetic chain, and place too much emphasis on working the core, quads ...

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