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Key movements

Much attention is being given to key movements in specific sports. Key movements typically refer to those moments that are responsible for making the movement successful. Most often the key movements are related to some aspect of skill execution.

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Run faster without more running

The general consensus is that you must run more (and faster) in order to run faster and/or longer and faster. This has been the way of training for many years. In essence, you must run more in order to be ...

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The most ignored exercise

In the last decade the heel (calf) raise exercise has been eliminated from many collegiate and professional team strength training programs. It also appears to be disappearing from many high school strength training programs.

Many reasons are given for not doing ...

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A new exercise for running

I call this specialized strength exercise for runners the lunge-thigh drive -knee extension. It is for athletes who must run or sprint in their sport. It mimics the entire running pushoff and flight phase. At the same time it teaches ...

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Prevent Lower Back Pain

The most common injury or problem experienced by many athletes as well as most sedentary people, pertains to the lower back. Every year studies show that over 85% of the population suffers or has suffered from back problems at least ...

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