Category Archives for Track and Field

3 Best Types of Strength Training for Sprinters

Athlete strength training

9 shares Share2 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin7 Share0 Strength training for sprinters is a topic that I always get questions about. Athletes want to know if they are performing the right exercises, how often they should train and how much they should lift. These are all legit questions. However, strength training to increase sprinting ability […]

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Tapering For Track Sprinters

Sprint athletes in competition

0 shares Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin0 Share0 ‘Tapering for track sprinters can be defined as reducing the athletes training load in various ways to optimise performance for a major competition or competitions during a season.  The days leading up to competition should be managed with the utmost care. Poorly implemented tapering periods can potentially lead […]

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Instantly Improve Your Sprint Starts: The Complete Guide

Tereza Jakschova of Czech Republic preparing for the Women's 100m

0 shares Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin0 Share0 We all know that sprint events can be won or lost by the smallest of margins. This means that every millisecond counts, and is the reason why athletes spend so much time trying to perfect their sprint starts and reaction time. When it comes to sprint starts, […]

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The Sprinters Diet

female sprinters crossing the finish line

Nutritional Assessment: Training and Competition Requirements 0 shares Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pin0 Share0 ‘The sprinters diet does not need to be complex, however it must meet the needs of the individual athlete. The goal is to enhance muscle mass and strength whilst reducing body fat, and to speed up recovery with combined sources of […]

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Athlete Interviews: Ronea Saunders

Today our athlete interview is with high jumper Ronea Saunders! We spoke about her training program, how she prepares for a competition and what challenges shes faced during her career.  Read the interview below, but first take a look at her in action! NEC ITF Championships – Women’s High Jump Champion Ronea Saunders Women’s High […]

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Athlete Interviews: Naomi Sedney

Naomi Sedney

This weeks athlete interview is with Dutch sprinter Naomi Sedney. Naomi competes in the 100m and the 4x100m relay and has competed in the Olympics, World Championships and European Championships. She is also a European Champion, winning a gold medal as part of the 4x100m Dutch team in her home country. Dutch Winners 42.04 Women’s […]

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Athlete Interviews: Elin Westerlund

Elin Westerlund interview

We continue our athlete interviews with another passionate athlete and great competitor who has competed at some of the worlds biggest events. This week we interview Swedish National 100m hurdler Elin Westerlund. Read below as Elin takes time out of her schedule to answer our questions.  Elin Westerlund 8,20 – PB! – 60 mh (försök) […]

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Athlete Interviews: Ivet Lalova-Collio

Ivet Lalova interview

Ivet Lalova-Collio4 x Olympian2 x European Gold medallist 2 x European Silver medallist It’s an honour to have the incredible Ivet Lalova-Collio answer our questions for this edition of our latest athlete interviews. Ivet has fought it out amongst the world’s elite and is right up there with the best. To put it into perspective, […]

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Athlete Interviews: Laura Mueller

laura mueller

Olympian Laura Mueller Today we continue our athlete to interviews with Germany’s 2016 Rio Olympics athlete Laura Mueller. Laura runs the 100, 200 and 400m as well as competing in the relay event. Her hard work and dedication has taken her to the Rio Olympics and be sure to keep a look out for her in […]

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Athlete Interviews: Sharlene Mawdsley

Sharlene Mawdsley interview

There are so many athletes out there training day in day out to perfect their craft. They’re dedication and determination to be their best and compete at the highest of levels can often go unnoticed. The work that goes on behind the scenes is something to truly be admired and the attitude these athletes have towards […]

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