http://speedendurance.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Normal-Headphones.jpg I never thought I would be a product endorser. However, times have changed. As that great American, Marvin Gaye sang, “Mercy, mercy, me. Things ain’t like they used to be”. We are all called upon to give little thumbs up or down on stuff we buy on websites. Netflix, iTunes and Amazon ask us [...]
http://speedendurance.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Stawell-Gift-Why-Handicap-Races-are-Unfair.jpg A few days ago Jimson asked me an interesting question that was a variation of a well-known puzzle: Assume you race against Usain Bolt in the 100 meter sprint. Not surprisingly, Bolt wins the race, and the margin of victory is 10 meters (although if he did race against me, it would be much [...]
Want explosive hip power? Plyometrics are a great way to make your hip strength more bombastic. All you need are a couple of hurdles and a box. Jeff Richter is a performance specialist at St.Vincent Sports Performance.
http://speedendurance.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Byron-Jones-Standing-Long-Jump-World-Record-Video.jpg When I see a 10 foot or 3 meter standing long jump, I take notice. But when you jump over 12 feet or 3.60 meters, I really take notice. Two years ago, Jamie Collins jumped an impressive 11 feet 7 inches at the 2013 NFL Combine. The Current World Record for the standing long jump [...]