How To Run Faster: Workout Training to Improve Running Speed

How To Run Faster: Workout Training to Improve Running Speed

There are many ways to improve your running speed and the best way is to incorporate speed training into your workouts. When you sign up for the speed training program at the Performance Lab of California, we will help you run faster by providing: If you are interested in learning more about how we can…

10 Best Plyometric Exercises for Speed
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10 Best Plyometric Exercises for Speed

What are 10 plyometric exercises specifically designed for speed development. Below are 10 plyometric exercises to specifically help speed by targeting power, balance, spine position and arm swing or a combination of all aspects in each exercise. When doing plyometric training to improve speed it is important to do exercises that involve working on a…

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.  When looking at the pictures the green muscles are least active while yellow is mildly active. Then…

The Correct Spine Position During Start To Improve Speed

The Correct Spine Position During Start To Improve Speed

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…