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Timex Ironman Race Trainer

  Heart rate monitors have traditionally been used by uber-extreme endurance athletes. With the new Timex Ironman Race Trainer, that could change. ...

Auburn Throwers Q&A

You could be built like a brick house, but if your mobility resembles one, your throwing career could be a one-shot deal. Below, Auburn T&F strength...

Stretching Dos and Don'ts with Washington Sprinters

Your high school competition may be unable to knock you off that top podium spot, but college is a completely different story. Everyone is so fast tha...

How the Seminoles Maximize Their Long Jump

Getting every inch out of your long jump can be the difference between a scholly to your dream college and an invitation to walk on at your safety-net...

STACK "SAT" Word

Stride Fre-quen-cy: The number of strides over time and distance By increasing stride frequency, you cover a greater distance and decrease time betwe...

Jumping With USC T&F

  From bouncing in our cribs to leaping over puddles, jumping is a natural movement. But when it comes to competitive jumping, you need proper train...

Wisconsin T&F Upper Body Work

One of the most common misconceptions is that muscle will weigh down a runner, so he won't be able to run fast. However, when it comes to running, yo...

Tips on Buying an Athletic Watch

  Looking to buy a high-performing athletic watch? Make sure it works out before you work out, by keying in on these expert tips. "A lot of neat...

Pro Surfer Courtney Conlogue on Cross Training

Most athletes enjoy some leisurely fun in the sun once their game or workout is over. But for 16-year-old pro surfer Courtney Conlogue, the post-activ...

Florida State's Summer Running Program

  Whether in the ACC or the entire NCAA Division I, Florida State's T&F athletes have left a permanent imprint on the backs of their opponents, as th...

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