Everything from his research with Dr. Peter Weyand, difference in mechanics between Elte vs Non-Elite athletes, what makes a great accelerator, what makes a great top-end sprinter, what the research has to say on sleds/resisted sprinting, where the role of strength applies in speed development, and much more.
- "Great acceleration is marked by posture, piston like leg action, stiff contact, and front side dominant mechanics.
- "There is still a lot we don't know with sled or resisted sprinting - but heavier may be better for acceleration"
- "Assisted or over-speed sprinting may be the new frontier in sprint performance, especially with tools like the Sprint 1080"
- "No plyo or lift in the weight room can simulate the GCT and forces seen in top-end sprinting"
- "Once you hit a certain strength standard, you see dimishing returns on continuing to push max strength development"
- "We've started to use a compete-technique-compete format in our speed and agility training"
- Weyand, P. G., Sternlight, D. B., Bellizzi, M. J., & Wright, S. (2000). Faster top running speeds are achieved with greater ground forces not more rapid leg movements. Journal of applied physiology, 89(5), 1991-1999.
- Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning - NSCA
- The Mechanics of Sprinting and Hurdling - Ralph Mann
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