Speed Endurance Training with Sprinter Leroy Dixon
July 26, 2010
U.S. sprinter and 2007 World Championship gold medalist Leroy Dixon trains under legendary track and field coach John Smith to improve his speed, endurance
, and acceleration.
About the Video
Coach Smith trains Dixon with an endurance workout that not only increases speed but also builds character.
9 x 60 meters + 300 meter
Perform nine 60 meter sprints
Sprint 300 meters
This speed workout
should be performed at 90-95% maximum effort. Coming within 5-10% of your genetic human capacity will optimize your ability to reachyour maximum potential.
Coach Smith added the 300-Meter Sprint to the end of the workout to build character through endurance.
Dixon focuses on his own personal training growth by avoiding the distraction of other competing athletes. Read up on how other athlete's build their confidence and speed