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Using Agility Hurdles to Improve Your Run
Athletes who come to triathlons from sports other than running can often see major benefits from improving small, but intricate parts of their running form. This includes cadence, stride length, overall speed, foot speed, and ground contact time. While the…
TRIATHLON MINUTE, EPISODE 109 – 3 RUN ACTIVATIONS
Activating your muscles prior to a run is an important step toward having a smooth, strong run. Coach Mike demonstrates three of his favorites in this Triathlon Minute video tip.
D3 Multisport Plyometric Program
Plyo Routine #1 Run 10 minutes to warm up and end at a field where you can do your drills. One leg hops 20-30 times (for distance) Two leg hops 20-30 times (for distance) Box jumps 20-30 times (for height)…
D3 Flex Band Routine
Coach Mike demonstrates a post run flex band routine. This is great for a quick stretch.
Running Drills: Pretty Running and Good Form
In this video, Coach AJ demonstrates good run form or ‘pretty running’.
Running Drills: Pre-Run Activation Exercises
In this video, Coach AJ demonstrates the Bobby McGee pre-run activation exercises.
Running Drills: Toe Walks, Heel Walks, Skipping, Fast Feet, etc
In this video, Coach AJ demonstrates how to warm up properly using toe walks, heel walks, skipping and fast feet.
Running Drills: How to Run Strides / Pickups / Accelerations
In this video, Coach AJ demonstrates how to run strides, also known as ‘pick-ups’ or accelerations.