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Stride Length Versus Turnov...

05/17/10 More

Stride Length Versus Turnover Speed

My 16 y/o daughter is running track for her first time this year. Her coach has her running short distance races for now and she is trying to increase her speed. As she is 5'4" she has a short stri...

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7-yr old running "distance"

05/17/10 More

7-yr old running "distance"

My 7-yr-old daughter just joined a track team in April, practicing 1- to 1-1/2 hours 3x a week. This past weekend, she ran a mile at a "fun run" in 8:09, and then the next day, at a real track mee...

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Youth Training program

05/16/10 More

Youth Training program

I am a distance runner parent and my 13 year old has just finished a successful Nordic skiing season and is wanting a training program for a 10k. He runs 4 days a week at 8:00 miles and for about ...

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Injuries prevention

04/29/10 More

Injuries prevention

What can I do as a parent to ensure that my child doesn't develop an over-use injury like shin splints or tendonitis?

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Drills for acceleration

04/29/10 More

Drills for acceleration

What are your favorite drills for teaching acceleration and top speed running?

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Weightlifting for speed

04/29/10 More

Weightlifting for speed

What are some good weight lifting tips to get athletes more powerful for running fast?

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Warming up

04/29/10 More

Warming up

I'm not sure I'm warming up the right way. Any suggestions?

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Tired-Energy

04/21/10 More

Tired-Energy

Sometimes during training I find myself really tired all the time. How can I keep my energy up without spending my allowance at Starbucks?

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Olympic Dreams

04/20/10 More

Olympic Dreams

Ever since watching the 2010 Winter Olympics, i have been inspired to dedicate my life to making my dream(to become an Olympic long-distance runner)a reality. I'm 16 years old and i've always enjoy...

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Grades k - 2nd grade kids w...

04/04/10 More

Grades k - 2nd grade kids workouts?

I've ran track my whole life, and have coached kids around the ages of 13 and up for a couple years. This year I'm helping out with the whole program and I am drawing a blank on what type of worko...

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