Track & Field

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Latest in Track & Field

Plyometric Exercises for Runners

Picture yourself on the starting line of a race. You're in the blocks. You pull back to create eccentric motion in the lower leg before firing forward...

By: Joe Lopez

The Internet is Going Crazy Over This Video of a HS Girl Track Star

Tara Davis might be half gazelle. At least that's the impression I got after watching this video of her setting the second fastest 100-meter hurdles t...

By: Brandon Hall

Tips and Best Weight Room Exercises for Track Athletes

weightroom exercises for track Track Athletes benefit greatly from proper weight training in the gym as much as any athlete. In fact most track and...

By: Rick Scarpulla

Best Track & Field Exercises You're Not Doing

The Best Track and Field Exercises You're Not Doingco-authored by Steven Keith ScruggsSuccess in track events is highly determined by moving the...

By: Phillip Michael Vaughn

Technical Build-Ups: The Best Training for 400m and 800m Sprinters

What makes a workout program "the best," "the greatest" or even "the ultimate"—besides a coach's or trainer's opinion? To substantiate such cla...

By: Lee Ness

Latest Videos in Track & Field

Michael Johnson Performance Series: The 40-Yard Dash Drive Phase

In this episode of the Michael Johnson Performance Series, former Olympic Gold medal sprinter Michael Johnson demonstrates the proper technique for a perfect 40-Yard Dash drive phase.

Sprinter Tyson Gay's Upper-Body Strength Training

For added chest and shoulder strength, American record-holding sprinter Tyson Gay performs a BOSU Push-Up during the starting phase of his Olympic training program.

How Sprinter Tyson Gay Fires Up His Glutes

American sprinter Tyson Gay performs a BOSU Bodyweight Squat in the starting phase of his Olympic training program.

Sprinter Tyson Gay's 2012 Olympic Training

The fastest man in America is on a quest for Olympic gold at the 2012 Summer Games in London. See how Tyson Gay is preparing for his shot at Olympic glory.

Tyson Gay's 100-Meter Sprint Strategy

American sprinter Tyson Gay talks about his race strategy for the 100-meter event at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.