Top 10 Foot and Ankle Strengthening Exercises for Runners and Sprinters

Top 10 Foot and Ankle Strengthening Exercises for Runners and Sprinters

Your feet are super important to increase your ability to increase your speed and decelerate. In most sprinters, the foot and ankle joints are the two most underdeveloped body parts. They are also a potential cause for hamstring injuries. These 10 exercises will help you increase your speed, increase your ability to cut and move…

How Many Calories Burned Running a Mile? How Much Should I Run?

How Many Calories Burned Running a Mile? How Much Should I Run?

Do you want to know how many calories you burn running a mile? It’s important to know how many calories you’re burning when you run, because you want to make sure that you’re getting the most out of your workout, and burn more calories than you’re taking in. In this article, we’ll show you how…

Active Muscles While Sprinting

Active Muscles While Sprinting

Breaking down and understanding the biomechanics of sprinting can ensure safe running and can ultimately help you improve your form and speed. Understanding which muscles are active while sprinting and landing are important aspects of improving your speed.  Active Muscles While Sprinting During the initial contact between the foot and ground, not much activation within…

How To Get Faster: The Correct Spine Position During The Start

How To Get Faster: The Correct Spine Position During The Start

I think one of the biggest misunderstood parts of sprinting is the spine position during the start. With most people focused on the athletes staying lower and therefore negatively impacting the ability of the athlete to effectively get through their start and drive phases. In this post I will show you what you want to…

How to Create Hip and Shoulder Disassociation in Your Throw  

How to Create Hip and Shoulder Disassociation in Your Throw  

Hip and Shoulder Disassociation or separation is the action of moving the hips and shoulders in opposite directions. The ability to achieve more separation is proven as a key contributor to increase velocity when throwing a football or baseball. In this post, we will be going over how to achieve more separation in your upper and lower…