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Drills for a Better Pole Vault Swing

Pole Vault Drills for the Swing, Rock Back, and Turn The pole vault swing, rock back, and turn are the transitions that convert the horizontal forces...

2014 Summer Training Guide: Track

Program by Patrick Beith, speed coach and co-founder of Athlete's Acceleration in North Attleboro, Massachusetts. What Matters Now Most speed drills...

How Olympic Decathlete Bryan Clay Pulls Away Near the Finish Line

Elite ASICS athlete Bryan Clay makes "fast" look easy. Of course he does. Once named "The World's Greatest Athlete" for winning an Olympic Gold Meda...

Best Track & Field Exercises You're Not Doing

The Best Track and Field Exercises You're Not Doingco-authored by Steven Keith ScruggsSuccess in track events is highly determined by moving the...

Greg Nixon's Heart-Pounding Conditioning Workout

When Greg Nixon was a junior in college, he discovered that track, not football, was his true calling. Everything had to change— especially his ...

Technical Build-Ups: The Best Training for 400m and 800m Sprinters

What makes a workout program "the best," "the greatest" or even "the ultimate"—besides a coach's or trainer's opinion? To substantiate such cla...

Exercises for Female Track Athletes

If you want to perform like a Ferrari, don't train like a mini-van. Yet that's what coaches who implement broad, sweeping training plans for their t...

Sprinters: Improve Each Aspect of Your Speed

Having trouble shaving time off your 100- or 200-meter sprints? Try the following track workout. It will improve each component of your speed—ac...

Maximum Speed Track Workouts for Sprinters

As a sprinter, you always have to find ways to get faster. You may have spent the off-season developing this skill, but you can continue increasing yo...

Complete Full-Year Workout Program for High School and Collegiate Jumpers

If you want to jump higher, you need to be explosive, possess great speed and have immense strength. The more power you can produce relative to your...