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The Winning Mind: the Rick Beardsell Story (Part 2)

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This article was written by Stevie Gee, a personal trainer, fitness coach and a GB Master Athlete at 400m. He competed for Northern Ireland in the early 1990s, and aims to run at the European Vets Athletic Championships, next year’s World Masters Championships in Lyon M45 over 400m. Click here to … [Read more...]

The Winning Mind: the Rick Beardsell Story (Part 1)

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This article was written by Stevie Gee, a personal trainer, fitness coach and a GB Master Athlete at 400m. He competed for Northern Ireland in the early 1990s, and aims to run at the European Vets Athletic Championships, next year’s World Masters Championships in Lyon M45 over 400m. Click here … [Read more...]

Mike Agostini: The Forgotten World’s Fastest Man [PODCAST]

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On August 7, 1954 during the Empire Games (now called the Commonwealth Games) in Vancouver, B.C., Roger Bannister of England and John Landy and Australia met for the first time at the newly constructed Empire Stadium (which was later demolished in 1993) But the forgotten part of this Commonwealth … [Read more...]

14 Tapering Strategies to Bring Speed Athletes to Peak Cycle

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This article is guest blogged by Ryan Banta, an assistant coach at the Ladue/St. Louis Lightning Track; Feld club. He previously wrote Sprint Drills and Cues and Acceleration and Maximum Velocity To view all his articles on this Blog click here . It's my birthday, and I thought this … [Read more...]

Lashawn Merritt vs Kirani James – The Greatest (Track & Field) Show on Earth

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This article is guest blogged by Lee Ness, a UKA qualified Event Group Coach for Sprints and Hurdles, the Head Coach/Sprint Coach at City of Salisbury Athletics, and Running Club and Track and Field Team Manager for Wiltshire Athletics Association. Click here for all articles written by Lee Ness. … [Read more...]

Sprinting: 10 Research Articles for Effective Sprint Training [Part 3]

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This article was written by Paul Hoffman.  You can read his previous articles here.  He has read and researched several research papers on sprinting and performance articles so you don’t have to.  If any of these articles interest you, feel free to research the case studies and methodology and … [Read more...]

Interview with Lyle McDonald [Podcast with Derek Hansen]

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Lyle McDonald is my go-to guy when it comes to asking advice on nutrition, supplements, and performance. He is also the author of the Protein Book along with 6 other books. I’ve had several Q&A’s with him on this Blog, namely: Vegetarian Nutrition and Sports Performance How much … [Read more...]