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Sprinting - Training Techniques and Improving Performance - cover

Sprinting - Training Techniques and Improving Performance

Chris Husbands

Publisher: Crowood

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A huge amount of time, planning and preparation goes into creating a world-class sprinter. Sprinting - Training, Techniques and Improving Performance is an essential guide for all athletes at the beginning or development stages of their sprint careers who are committed to running faster. The book covers all sprint events from 60metres to 400 metres, as well as the hurdles and relay; principles of biomechanics, limiting factors and potential areas of capability; training and planning; prehab and avoiding injuries; practical nutritional advice and strength and conditioning. Whatever your level, this book provides valuable advice that will help you achieve your goal. Foreword by Daley Thompson CBE. Fully illustrated with 150 colour photographs.

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