28 Dec '16, 7am

Here's the warmup and cool down for distance runners, from Roy Stevenson, #coachingathletics, #trackandfieldnews,...

Here's the warmup and cool down for distance runners, from Roy Stevenson, #coachingathletics, #trackandfieldnews,...

Distance runners should start their warm-up about 30 minutes before their event or training session. Phase one of the distance running warm up begins with 10-15 minutes of slow jogging to increase body temperature, increase muscle elasticity, and decrease blood viscosity. Phase two immediately follows phase one: A 10-minute stretching session, starting with static stretches and progressing to dynamic and ballistic stretches through full range of motion, such as leg swinging. Distance runners should concentrate first on the calf, hamstring, and quadriceps muscles, and then the hips and groin area, with a few stretches for the upper body. Proceed as quickly as you can from static to dynamic stretching--research shows that static stretching may actually reduce the power and force of muscle contractions, not a condition that we want our runners to start their workout or race w...

Full article: http://www.runblogrun.com/2016/12/coaching-101-warm-up-co...

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runblogrun.com 28 Dec '16, 7am

Found this piece in our archives, and thought it might make some sense for the coaches who are working with their jumpers ...

Throwers need to warm up and cool down, here are @runblogrun's suggestions! #discus, #shotput, #javelin,...

Throwers need to warm up and cool down, here ar...

runblogrun.com 28 Dec '16, 7am

Use your more skilled athletes to demonstrate each drill to the rest of the throwers before they try them. The drills shou...

5 Strength Training Exercises for Runners

5 Strength Training Exercises for Runners

runnersworld.com 29 Dec '16, 2pm

Want to avoid injury? Take your time when lifting. A new study found that runners became stronger after doing six weeks of...

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runnersworld.com 29 Dec '16, 9pm

On a run one day, we started talking about beer, and about running, and about how certain types of runners seem to pair wi...

Why iron is essential for runners:

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runnersworld.co.uk 29 Dec '16, 8pm

A trace element in the body, iron is involved in the function of the immune system, but its most critical role is in getti...

Jerry Schumacher, coach of @BowermanTC, voted FloTrack American Distance Coach of the Year

Jerry Schumacher, coach of @BowermanTC, voted F...

flotrack.org 29 Dec '16, 8pm

After several weeks of voting among track fans and members of the media, Jerry Schumacher has been selected as the FloTrac...