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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 ...

Track and Field Nutrition Plan

During the off-season, it's easy to let your guard down and relax your eating habits. With Trey Zepeda's eight-week training plan for sprint and dis...

A Faster 400 With Baylor Track

Running a quarter-mile on a track is easy. But attacking it to win a race requires a game plan. "It's one of the most difficult events to manage,...

Stretch and Run With Portland Cross Country

  Rob Conner, head XC coach for the University of Portland, reveals how his Pilots earn their stripes on flexibility missions. Purchase banana...

Gear Up for Spring

Spring showers have nothing on your killer skills. Power your game on the diamond, track and field with the gear that rules this season. Baseb...

How important is stretching to increase speed on the track?

The biggest advantage stretching provides a sprinter is the ability to recover from high level practices and performances. Stretching, especially...

Determining Your Arch

Whether you're hitting the road, track or trail, prevent foot pain by lacing up a well-fitting pair of kicks. For advice on determining your arch type...

Interview With Kara Goucher

  Editor's note: Kara Goucher inspired this writer to train for the Chicago Marathon.  Kara Goucher knows what it takes to go long and stay stro...

Auburn University's Routine for Throwers

In events dominated by brute strength and meathead mentality, you can add distance to your throws and improve your PRs without lifting a weight or pic...

Interval Training Q&A

Remember when the purpose of your off-season training was to improve for the upcoming season? Well, for college trackletes, those days are long gone. ...

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