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Fitness Challenge Triathlon 2017 Tips & Strategy: Leapfrog Athletics

Fitness Challenge Triathlon Racing Guideline Thank You for choosing Leapfrog Athletics The following is an outline of the strategy with suggestions to enhance YOUR performance. Tips and Strategy for the Fitness Challenge: 1. Arrive Early for race check in. Be sure to check you bike tire pressure and have both tire inflated to proper psi. […]

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It’s BACK!!! Friday Night Swim Social! 6pm Naples Beach Club

Friday, March 3rd 6pm. WETSUIT LEGAL!! Don’t let the cold stop you:) Time to get “Back in the Water” End your work week with us at our Friday Night Swim Social!! Everyone is invited for a casual swim and beach hang out!! We welcome ALL LEVELS and encourage families to attend. Not a swimmer?? No […]

Coach Matt on Video: Perceived Effort

Leapfrog Athletics: Perceived Effort Running

Here Coach Matt talks about Perceived Effort Running while training. Understanding “how” your breathing, shoulders, arm position, & foot strike ALL influence your heart rate. Understanding what you are doing and how that influences your capacity is the key to become a better runner, better athlete. Check back next week for Part 2 of Coach […]

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Leapfrog Athletics: “Fitness for a Beer”

Leapfrog Athletics: “Fitness for a Beer”  One of our core beliefs.  Why do YOU Run? At Leapfrog we understand that most of us will not be making a living as a runner/triathlete. We focus on providing Top Notch Coaching to the Everyday Athlete!! We believe in “Fitness for a Beer!” What is Fitness for a […]

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An Open Email to 9 Athletes Training w/Leapfrog: B2B 70.3 & 140.6

What can you expect when TRAINING WITH LEAPFROG??? The following email was sent last week to the 9 athletes we currently have preparing for The Beach2Battleship Full and 1/2 Iron Distance Triathlon. Being coach is more than just writing a plan…it’s checking in, it’s keeping athletes accountable…it’s understanding that life gets in the way sometimes…it’s […]

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7/6: This Week at Leapfrog Athletics. Workout & Event Schedule

Workout Schedule week of July 6th. DON’T MISS THE NEW SERIES STARTING IN JULY: POWER RUNNING!! Monday 6pm YMCA (Meet in parking lot on west side of the Y) Coached Workout: ARMS. Using your Upper Body Strength to Run. GOAL: To learn to run with your whole body. LEVELS: Beginner to Advanced. Run Workout: Light […]

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6/29: This Week at Leapfrog Athletics. Workout & Event Schedule

Workout Schedule week of June 29th. DON’T MISS THE NEW SERIES STARTING IN JULY: Power Running!! Click for Details. Monday 6pm YMCA (Meet in parking lot on west side of the Y) Coached Workout: Coached workout is ON YOUR OWN at the Y. 30 Second Plank, 30 Second Wall Squat, Pace Change Lap Around The […]

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6/22: This Week at Leapfrog Athletics. Workout & Event Schedule

Workout Schedule week of June 22th. DON’T MISS THE NEW SERIES STARTING IN JULY: Power Running!! Click for Details. Monday 6pm YMCA (Meet in parking lot on west side of the Y) Coached Workout: ARM POSITION/POSTURE: Efficiency, Center of Gravity, Muscle VS. Bone. GOAL: Achieve Efficient Posture, Maximize Linear Movement ALL LEVELS: Beginner to Advanced. […]

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6/15: This Week at Leapfrog Athletics. Workout & Event Schedule

Workout Schedule week of June 15th. Monday 6pm YMCA (Meet in parking lot on west side of the Y) Coached Workout: BREATHING DRILLS PART 2: Belly Breathing/Abdominal Work. Lung Capacity/Rate of Breath While Running, Active Recovery. GOAL: Active Recovery. Increase lung capacity while running. Maintain & Control Your Breath. ALL LEVELS: Beginner to Advanced. Run […]

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The Leapfrog Training Philosopy

At Leapfrog our training is based on 3 principles: 1. Perceived Effort: Perceived effort is training the mind to trust the body.  We learn to listen  to our bodies and run as our training allows.  We are less focused on “scientific” methods such as heart rate and pace, we are more focused on learning to monitor effort and make […]

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