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Fleet Feet Full & Half Plyometric Agility Workouts

As we reach peak training load / taper initiation mileage is high, the load on the system is high & some fatigue is normal. The purpose of this workout is to restore a light & springy quality to gait. The plyometric focus here is on quickness & agility. A different form of plyometrics can be used for power & strength, but that is best done after a base strength has been established and no major events are on the near horizon.

Running Cool Down

  Tightening up after a run is normal. This dynamic cool down routine will help you leave that muscle tension at the end of your run instead of carrying it with you into the rest of your day. Use this as a base routine.  It is designed to be quick, easy & comprehensive.  Extend, repeat […]

Where Is Your Core Today?

Anyone who has been paying attention to exercise theory and practice recently has heard of the terms core, core strength, and core stability. But do you really know what they mean relative to what you favorite activity may be? Lots of folks still think that core is synonymous with abdominal muscles. Abdominal muscles are only […]

Core Strengthening for Runners

Why are core exercises important for runners? The human body is a dynamic system with many movement possibilities. Movement options allow the body to adapt and compensate for different functional tasks. When we run, the body acts as a system geared for absorbing and then generating forces relative to the ground. The goal of the […] 123 movies 123 movies 123 movies fmovies