Sprinting: Training, Techniques and Improving Performance by Chris Husbands, Thompson CBE Daley

Sprinting: Training, Techniques and Improving Performance by Chris Husbands, Thompson CBE Daley

An essential guide for all athletes at the beginning or development stages of their sprint careers who are committed to running faster A huge...

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ISBN-13:9781847975492
Publisher:Crowood Press, Limited, The
Publication date:12/01/2013
Series:Crowood Sports Guides Series
Pages:192
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)
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Sprinting: Training, Techniques and Improving Performance by Chris Husbands, Thompson CBE Daley


An essential guide for all athletes at the beginning or development stages of their sprint careers who are committed to running faster
 
A huge amount of time, planning, and preparation goes into creating a world-class sprinter. This instructional guide breaks down the necessary steps to excelling in any sprint event, from 60 meters to 400 meters, as well as the hurdles and relay. It discusses principles of biomechanics, limiting factors, and potential areas of capability. It also goes into training and planning, prehab and injury prevention, nutrition, strength and conditioning, and the benefits of sprinting.