Akeem Bloomfield 44.93 400m at 17 Years old


Akeem Bloomfield 44.93 400m at 17 Years old

http://speedendurance.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Akeem-Bloomfield-44.93.jpg Sub 45 seconds is the Holy Grail of 400m sprinters.  When you can say your PB is 44 point… nobody cares the rest of the decimal numbers, whether it’s 44.1 or 44.9.  44 point is 44 point. As a 17 year old, Akeem Bloomfield ran 44.93 for 400m at the 2015 Champs in Jamaica. It [...]

Pete and Monica [SHIN SPLINTS 2015]


Pete and Monica [SHIN SPLINTS 2015]

http://speedendurance.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Pete-Rose.jpg What do Monica Lewinski and Pete Rose have in common? Both made big mistakes several decades ago. For both, their transgressions offended the moral indignation of the self-styled pure of heart. Both have paid a huge price in the cruel marketplace of celebrity pundits and voyeurs. Both were guilty of “going down”: Rose on [...]

Say What You Mean


Say What You Mean

http://speedendurance.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/People-Interpret-what-they-see-and-hear-in-different-ways.jpg By Barry Cook.  Part 5 of a 6 part series.  Read Part 1 titled Personality-Based Winning first, then Part 2 Learning is a Cycle.  Part 3 is Learning Driven.  Part 4 is Perception or Reality. This article appeared in the Athletics Weekly September 19, 2013 printed edition, reprinted with permission. For more coaching advice, visit http://www.athleticsweekly.com My [...]

The Secret of Professional Athletes


The Secret of Professional Athletes

http://speedendurance.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Nick-Miller-treats-LaShawn-Merritt.jpg For most people experiencing an injury is a setback. It may be in the form of time off work or cessation of an exercise routine. Though this may be frustrating it is never more so than for the athlete. Little niggles and strains can be major setbacks in preparation for competitions and the progress [...]

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