3 Myths of Training Track Athletes
More so than almost any other sport at the high school level, Track and Field has the greatest expectation of specialization in it’s training. Many coaches we speak to believe their athletes require a different program from any other sport, and different programs within that for sprinters, throwers, distance runners, etc. We love that coaches are invested in their athletes’ success, but we believe it requires a shift in mentality. Not only should all of your track athletes be engaged in a comprehensive weight training program – they should all be engaged in the SAME one! I know what most of you are thinking – “But why would my sprinter’s do the same workout as my distance athletes?” To answer, let’s take a look at the 3 most common myths in the track and field world with regards to training.
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