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Dave Hahn

Glide Shot Put - Is the Left Leg Important?

In the glide shot put, the left leg is often overlooked when working with athletes. This article discusses the importance of the left leg for the right handed shot...

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Madan G Singh

Milkha Singh, India's Greatest Athlete of the 20th Century

India has not much of a tradition in the field of sports and hardly any in the men's track and field events. It is hard to reconcile that a nation of over a billion ...

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Shoes are essential part of apparels, they protect your feet, support leg and balance body weight. In order to train yourself to fitness, a pair of suitable aerobics shoes or training shoes is always

By: Tarima Singh l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jun 06, 2012
Dave Hahn

A couple of weeks ago, we were at a meet where a competitor was in the process of entering the shot put circle and realized he had not taken the Tshirt that he was wearing over his jersey off. With

By: Dave Hahn l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jun 05, 2012
Dave Hahn

It is important for coaches to formulate a written coaching philosophy that acts as a guidepost in their decision making. This article highlights the author's coaching philosophy.

By: Dave Hahn l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Apr 18, 2012
Dave Hahn

In the glide shot put, the left leg is often overlooked when working with athletes. This article discusses the importance of the left leg for the right handed shot putter using the glide technique.

By: Dave Hahn l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Apr 17, 2012

Whether your goal is to find your way around while hiking or getting through traffic without losing your way, you will appreciate the efficiency of the Garmin Montana 650t handheld GPS for keeping

By: Eugene Brooks l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Apr 02, 2012

Edwin Moses ran the 400 meter hurdles for 10 years without being defeated. No athlete can boast such an accomplishment. Does this make him the best track athlete ever?

By: Darrell Garrett l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Mar 20, 2012

A popular track and field event, pole vaulting demands speed and agility. The process of running and using a pole to vault over a barrier has a defined history from ancient times to modern day. A

By: J J White l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Feb 28, 2012
Madan G Singh

India has not much of a tradition in the field of sports and hardly any in the men's track and field events. It is hard to reconcile that a nation of over a billion people has a paucity of heroes in

By: Madan G Singh l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jan 25, 2012
James Rozar Wilson

It's an amazing experience to see innocent children play. Some are jumping, shouting at each other, crawling and running. Kids seldom get so engrossed while their lovely little games that they forget

By: James Rozar Wilson l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jan 02, 2012

Just about every athlete can benefit from being faster, but most don't know how to make that happen. This article gives you three simple steps to take to increase your speed for any sport.

By: Jim Kielbaso l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Dec 26, 2011
Jamie O Frere-Smith

As the sun starts to set on the Athletics World Championships in Daegu team GB looks back on what might have been with a mixture of athletes both over and under performing. We look at the highs and

By: Jamie O Frere-Smith l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Sep 01, 2011
Ken Li

Race walking is much faster than regular walking and differs from all other track events since correct technique is essential for successful performance. The Olympic events of 20 kilometres and 50

By: Ken Li l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jul 14, 2011

Achieving the running speed that you need is not only a matter of having the will and endurance. There are many other factors involved. Most runners find it difficult to increase their running speeds

By: W. Jackson l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jul 12, 2011

General considerations for setting up a year round track and field training program, let's get a bit more specific and break the year down into a progression of training cycles. We'll use a 3 phase

By: Christopher Jay Sullivan l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jul 08, 2011

To begin with, you have to understand that running faster is not easy therefore you will need motivation. Set your thoughts in a way that they your brain prepares itself for this task. To be able to

By: W. Jackson l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jul 06, 2011

Undoubtedly, it would be silly to debate which of a race starters commands is most important, "Runners to your marks", "Runners set", or the firing sound of the starting pistol to signal "Go". The

By: Christopher Jay Sullivan l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jul 04, 2011

If you're trying to achieve break-neck speed, you've probably asked people around you what they thought of the subject. You've probably run into people along the way who think they have speed all

By: Anthony Sanza l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jun 15, 2011

If you want to develop break-neck speeds and you want to blow past your competition on the track field, the football field or any other surface, you'll want to incorporate these three speed training

By: Anthony Sanza l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jun 13, 2011

Increasing your running speed can be an amazing benefit you can add do to your training program and can help your overall well-being. Running faster means that you will see better results while you

By: Anthony Sanza l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jun 04, 2011

Track and field spikes are specialized shoes. They are not only designed for track and field but designed specifically for each individual track or field event.

By: Marcia Sullivan l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l May 26, 2011
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Dave Hahn

A couple of weeks ago, we were at a meet where a competitor was in the process of entering the shot put circle and realized he had not taken the Tshirt that he was wearing over his jersey off. With

By: Dave Hahn l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jun 05, 2012 lViews: 69 lComments: 0
Madan G Singh

India has not much of a tradition in the field of sports and hardly any in the men's track and field events. It is hard to reconcile that a nation of over a billion people has a paucity of heroes in

By: Madan G Singh l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jan 25, 2012 lViews: 68 lComments: 0

Shoes are essential part of apparels, they protect your feet, support leg and balance body weight. In order to train yourself to fitness, a pair of suitable aerobics shoes or training shoes is always

By: Tarima Singh l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jun 06, 2012 lViews: 64 lComments: 0

Whether your goal is to find your way around while hiking or getting through traffic without losing your way, you will appreciate the efficiency of the Garmin Montana 650t handheld GPS for keeping

By: Eugene Brooks l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Apr 02, 2012 lViews: 59 lComments: 0
Dave Hahn

In the glide shot put, the left leg is often overlooked when working with athletes. This article discusses the importance of the left leg for the right handed shot putter using the glide technique.

By: Dave Hahn l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Apr 17, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0

A popular track and field event, pole vaulting demands speed and agility. The process of running and using a pole to vault over a barrier has a defined history from ancient times to modern day. A

By: J J White l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 55 lComments: 0
James Rozar Wilson

It's an amazing experience to see innocent children play. Some are jumping, shouting at each other, crawling and running. Kids seldom get so engrossed while their lovely little games that they forget

By: James Rozar Wilson l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jan 02, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0

Just about every athlete can benefit from being faster, but most don't know how to make that happen. This article gives you three simple steps to take to increase your speed for any sport.

By: Jim Kielbaso l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Dec 26, 2011 lViews: 52 lComments: 0

Edwin Moses ran the 400 meter hurdles for 10 years without being defeated. No athlete can boast such an accomplishment. Does this make him the best track athlete ever?

By: Darrell Garrett l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Mar 20, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
Jamie O Frere-Smith

As the sun starts to set on the Athletics World Championships in Daegu team GB looks back on what might have been with a mixture of athletes both over and under performing. We look at the highs and

By: Jamie O Frere-Smith l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Sep 01, 2011 lViews: 47 lComments: 0

Undoubtedly, it would be silly to debate which of a race starters commands is most important, "Runners to your marks", "Runners set", or the firing sound of the starting pistol to signal "Go". The

By: Christopher Jay Sullivan l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jul 04, 2011 lViews: 46 lComments: 0

General considerations for setting up a year round track and field training program, let's get a bit more specific and break the year down into a progression of training cycles. We'll use a 3 phase

By: Christopher Jay Sullivan l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jul 08, 2011 lViews: 46 lComments: 0

If you're trying to achieve break-neck speed, you've probably asked people around you what they thought of the subject. You've probably run into people along the way who think they have speed all

By: Anthony Sanza l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jun 15, 2011 lViews: 45 lComments: 0

Track and field spikes are specialized shoes. They are not only designed for track and field but designed specifically for each individual track or field event.

By: Marcia Sullivan l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l May 26, 2011 lViews: 45 lComments: 0
Dave Hahn

It is important for coaches to formulate a written coaching philosophy that acts as a guidepost in their decision making. This article highlights the author's coaching philosophy.

By: Dave Hahn l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Apr 18, 2012 lViews: 41 lComments: 0
Ken Li

Race walking is much faster than regular walking and differs from all other track events since correct technique is essential for successful performance. The Olympic events of 20 kilometres and 50

By: Ken Li l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jul 14, 2011 lViews: 40 lComments: 0

If you want to develop break-neck speeds and you want to blow past your competition on the track field, the football field or any other surface, you'll want to incorporate these three speed training

By: Anthony Sanza l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jun 13, 2011 lViews: 40 lComments: 0

Achieving the running speed that you need is not only a matter of having the will and endurance. There are many other factors involved. Most runners find it difficult to increase their running speeds

By: W. Jackson l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jul 12, 2011 lViews: 39 lComments: 0

Increasing your running speed can be an amazing benefit you can add do to your training program and can help your overall well-being. Running faster means that you will see better results while you

By: Anthony Sanza l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jun 04, 2011 lViews: 39 lComments: 0

To begin with, you have to understand that running faster is not easy therefore you will need motivation. Set your thoughts in a way that they your brain prepares itself for this task. To be able to

By: W. Jackson l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jul 06, 2011 lViews: 33 lComments: 0
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Madan G Singh

India has not much of a tradition in the field of sports and hardly any in the men's track and field events. It is hard to reconcile that a nation of over a billion people has a paucity of heroes in

By: Madan G Singh l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jan 25, 2012 lViews: 68 lComments: 0

A popular track and field event, pole vaulting demands speed and agility. The process of running and using a pole to vault over a barrier has a defined history from ancient times to modern day. A

By: J J White l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Feb 28, 2012 lViews: 55 lComments: 0
James Rozar Wilson

It's an amazing experience to see innocent children play. Some are jumping, shouting at each other, crawling and running. Kids seldom get so engrossed while their lovely little games that they forget

By: James Rozar Wilson l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jan 02, 2012 lViews: 52 lComments: 0

Just about every athlete can benefit from being faster, but most don't know how to make that happen. This article gives you three simple steps to take to increase your speed for any sport.

By: Jim Kielbaso l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Dec 26, 2011 lViews: 52 lComments: 0
Jamie O Frere-Smith

As the sun starts to set on the Athletics World Championships in Daegu team GB looks back on what might have been with a mixture of athletes both over and under performing. We look at the highs and

By: Jamie O Frere-Smith l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Sep 01, 2011 lViews: 47 lComments: 0

Undoubtedly, it would be silly to debate which of a race starters commands is most important, "Runners to your marks", "Runners set", or the firing sound of the starting pistol to signal "Go". The

By: Christopher Jay Sullivan l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jul 04, 2011 lViews: 46 lComments: 0

General considerations for setting up a year round track and field training program, let's get a bit more specific and break the year down into a progression of training cycles. We'll use a 3 phase

By: Christopher Jay Sullivan l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jul 08, 2011 lViews: 46 lComments: 0
Ken Li

Race walking is much faster than regular walking and differs from all other track events since correct technique is essential for successful performance. The Olympic events of 20 kilometres and 50

By: Ken Li l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jul 14, 2011 lViews: 40 lComments: 0

Achieving the running speed that you need is not only a matter of having the will and endurance. There are many other factors involved. Most runners find it difficult to increase their running speeds

By: W. Jackson l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jul 12, 2011 lViews: 39 lComments: 0

To begin with, you have to understand that running faster is not easy therefore you will need motivation. Set your thoughts in a way that they your brain prepares itself for this task. To be able to

By: W. Jackson l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jul 06, 2011 lViews: 33 lComments: 0

If you're trying to achieve break-neck speed, you've probably asked people around you what they thought of the subject. You've probably run into people along the way who think they have speed all

By: Anthony Sanza l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jun 15, 2011 lViews: 45 lComments: 0

If you want to develop break-neck speeds and you want to blow past your competition on the track field, the football field or any other surface, you'll want to incorporate these three speed training

By: Anthony Sanza l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jun 13, 2011 lViews: 40 lComments: 0

Increasing your running speed can be an amazing benefit you can add do to your training program and can help your overall well-being. Running faster means that you will see better results while you

By: Anthony Sanza l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jun 04, 2011 lViews: 39 lComments: 0
Ross Middleton

Introducing the New Asics Kayano 17 Running Shoes. If you're after a top rated running trainer that offers both fantastic performance and value for money then this article is for you.

By: Ross Middleton l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Feb 20, 2011 lViews: 30 lComments: 0
Dave Hahn

In the glide shot put, the left leg is often overlooked when working with athletes. This article discusses the importance of the left leg for the right handed shot putter using the glide technique.

By: Dave Hahn l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Apr 17, 2012 lViews: 57 lComments: 0
Dave Hahn

It is important for coaches to formulate a written coaching philosophy that acts as a guidepost in their decision making. This article highlights the author's coaching philosophy.

By: Dave Hahn l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Apr 18, 2012 lViews: 41 lComments: 0
Dave Hahn

A couple of weeks ago, we were at a meet where a competitor was in the process of entering the shot put circle and realized he had not taken the Tshirt that he was wearing over his jersey off. With

By: Dave Hahn l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Jun 05, 2012 lViews: 69 lComments: 0
Dave Hahn

In the state of Wisconsin, it is common for high school throwers to take all three of their attempts in the prelim or final in succession. I am not sure if this practice is common in other states as

By: Dave Hahn l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Apr 05, 2011 lViews: 31 lComments: 0

Whether your goal is to find your way around while hiking or getting through traffic without losing your way, you will appreciate the efficiency of the Garmin Montana 650t handheld GPS for keeping

By: Eugene Brooks l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Apr 02, 2012 lViews: 59 lComments: 0

Edwin Moses ran the 400 meter hurdles for 10 years without being defeated. No athlete can boast such an accomplishment. Does this make him the best track athlete ever?

By: Darrell Garrett l Recreation & Sports > Track and Field l Mar 20, 2012 lViews: 51 lComments: 0
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