April 2019 Blog Posts (3)

Downhills Are GOOD For You - Strength Running

Too many strength programs focus soley on building concentric strength, with full range of motion exercises.

These movements are loaded and usually too slow to be very functional for running. And target building muscle fiber MASS/DENSITY rather than utilizing MORE muscle fibers. More fiber mass just requires more oxygen and energy - not…

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Added by Eric Orton on April 18, 2019 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Ouachita Trail 50 mile race report

This race is directed by Chrissy Ferguson. Need I say more? She is a powerhouse and puts on top notch events. The MANY volunteers were awesome. The weather was extremely challenging, with almost constant rain, very heavy at times, wind, and temps in the low 50s. I don’t know how they kept from freezing to death waiting…

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Added by Lori Enlow on April 14, 2019 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

How Sprinting Can Improve Your Endurance

Spring time. Sprint time.



Sprinting plays a tremendous roll in endurance development for ALL distances.

Here's how:

- improves isometric strength, one of the key strength factors in cadence and forward propeltion.

- trains precise and efficient use of the reflex muscle tension during eccentric landing. This helps your down…

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Added by Eric Orton on April 8, 2019 at 6:29pm — No Comments

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