Sprinting: Training, Techniques and Improving Performance (Crowood Sports Guides)

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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.

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Chris Husbands runs his own personal training business, training athletes from grassroots up to senior club competition level. He has contributed to various health and fitness magazines. Daley Thompson CBE won the decathlon gold medal in the 1980 and 1984 Olympics, and is considered by many to be one of the greatest decathletes of all time.

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