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7-yr old running "distance"

05/17/10 More

7-yr old running "distance"

My 7-yr-old daughter just joined a track team in April, practicing 1- to 1-1/2 hours 3x a week. This past weekend, she ran a mile at a "fun run" in 8:09, and then the next day, at a real track mee...

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Youth Training program

05/16/10 More

Youth Training program

I am a distance runner parent and my 13 year old has just finished a successful Nordic skiing season and is wanting a training program for a 10k. He runs 4 days a week at 8:00 miles and for about ...

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Injuries prevention

04/29/10 More

Injuries prevention

What can I do as a parent to ensure that my child doesn't develop an over-use injury like shin splints or tendonitis?

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Drills for acceleration

04/29/10 More

Drills for acceleration

What are your favorite drills for teaching acceleration and top speed running?

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Weightlifting for speed

04/29/10 More

Weightlifting for speed

What are some good weight lifting tips to get athletes more powerful for running fast?

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Warming up

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Warming up

I'm not sure I'm warming up the right way. Any suggestions?

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Tired-Energy

04/21/10 More

Tired-Energy

Sometimes during training I find myself really tired all the time. How can I keep my energy up without spending my allowance at Starbucks?

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Olympic Dreams

04/20/10 More

Olympic Dreams

Ever since watching the 2010 Winter Olympics, i have been inspired to dedicate my life to making my dream(to become an Olympic long-distance runner)a reality. I'm 16 years old and i've always enjoy...

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Grades k - 2nd grade kids w...

04/04/10 More

Grades k - 2nd grade kids workouts?

I've ran track my whole life, and have coached kids around the ages of 13 and up for a couple years. This year I'm helping out with the whole program and I am drawing a blank on what type of worko...

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1600m Goals

03/15/10 More

1600m Goals

My 11 yr old daughter (5th grade) will be running the 1600m again this year for spring track. Last year as a 10 yr old, her best time was 6:40. What would be an appropriate/realistic goal for her t...

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