Training: Jumping Rope – Best Exercise for Your Feet and Body
Jumping rope is one of those classic, timeless exercises that crossed all borders and is favored by professional athletes as much as by kids. It is easily accessible and doable. Any rope would do, no special shoes necessary, barefoot is even better. Anyone can do it. Of course, if we want to be detailed we… Read more
How to Train and Race in the Heat
It seems to be a simple question, but the answer is complicated. Heat is a complex problem and it should be approached from several angles. When you’re training and preparing for the race you must consider the weather conditions during the race you are preparing for your mental, psychological and physiological conditions your technique your… Read more
Running: Developing the Skill of Breathing
What is the correct way to breathe when running? In order to understand this we have to draw the line of ‘breathing logic’ related not only to physiological functions of delivering oxygen, but also as a part the psycho-emotional and mental state of the body.
Training: Basics of Natural Movement for Kids
Basic means fundamental. And the three fundamentals of natural movement are running, jumping and throwing. Together they lay the foundation of Track & Field, the Olympic Games and are part of virtually all athletic activities. It is essential to start with these in their simplest form. The key is to keep things simple yet engaging,… Read more
5 Signs of Overtraining
Sport specific training is not the simplest of tasks, yet so many attempt to train and to create training programs without really having a clue of what training process is. As a result, there are too many overtrained athletes in danger of being permanently injured. It is necessary for every coach and athlete to be aware… Read more
How to Beat Knee Pain
How to beat knee pain for good? Before we talk about it I’d like to go over a couple of things that will help us address this topic in the correct manner and from the logical point of view. The truth is that many people can solve their knee issues by simply eliminating damaging actions from… Read more
Stride frequency is one of the most important parameters of running technique. What is the optimal stride frequency in running and why?
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