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Interview with Doug Logan, former CEO of USATF

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This is part 10 of the Freelap Friday Five Series, 2013 Edition. To review the 16 part 2012 edition, click here. Part 1 was Matt Scherer, Professional Pacer-Rabbit. Part 2 was Stuart McMillan, Bobsled and former UKA Sprint Coach. Part 3 was Dean Starkey, PV Coach and former Elite Pole Vaulter. … [Read more...]

Applied Sprint Training–Improving Sport Skill Execution (Part 2)

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This article was written by James Smith of Athlete Consulting LLC. James is also the Senior National Physical Preparation Coach for the Portuguese Rugby Federation. Visit www.powerdevelopmentinc.com for more information. Be sure to read all of James previous articles on this Blog. This is Part 2 … [Read more...]

Applied Sprint Training – Improving Sport Skill Execution

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This article was written by James Smith of Athlete Consulting LLC.  James is also the Senior National Physical Preparation Coach for the Portuguese Rugby Federation. Visit www.powerdevelopmentinc.com for more information.  Be sure to read all of James' previous articles on this Blog. … [Read more...]

Bud Winter’s “Relax and Win” is Finally Here

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Bud Winter’s “Relax and Win” is finally here!  His original 1981 classic has been updated with several new chapters, interviewed by yours truly. Why pay $330 for a rare book on eBay?  Click here if you don't believe me! The first half of the book was based on mental and physical … [Read more...]

Lionel Messi’s 40 Yard Dash and Olympic Lifts for Soccer Players

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This article is guest blogged by Mat Herold, a former D-1 soccer player and certified strength and conditioning coach with a Masters of Science degree in Exercise Physiology.  Visit his website at www.empoweredathletes.com His previous article on SpeedEndurance was From Soccer Player To Jumper: 1 … [Read more...]

Interview with Mike Young: 5 Questions

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This is Part 13 of the weekly “Friday Five” series where I ask 5 tough questions to world class elite coaches.   To recap: Jumps coach Boo Schexnayder Dr. Mike Stone of the USOC and NBA Performance specialist Henk Kraaijenhof USA’s Dan Pfaff, now with UKA Pierre-Jean … [Read more...]

Interview with Mladen Jovanovic: 5 Questions

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This is Part 11 of the weekly “Friday Five” series where I ask 5 tough questions to world class elite coaches.   To recap: Jumps coach Boo Schexnayder Dr. Mike Stone of the USOC and NBA Performance specialist Henk Kraaijenhof USA’s Dan Pfaff, now with UKA Pierre-Jean … [Read more...]

Hemoglobin and Fatigue at Crunch Time with InsideTracker

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Question:  I play soccer and notice that I am getting less separation in the end of games. Ever since I started eating better I have found that the improvements in body composition have not translated on the field. Last week I was found not to have mono but my hemoglobin was lower than the … [Read more...]