Leapfrog Athletics: Running Backwards. Here Coach Matt goes over 3 Reasons WHY you should add running backwards to your training program. Do you have shin pain? Struggle with Posture? Trouble picking up your feet??? Adding a Backwards portion to each of your training runs can help correct these common running issues.
Here Coach Matt goes over 2 Form Drills to help with Stride Length & Turnover. Beginner or Advanced, practicing proper Run Form will both enhance performance and help prevent injuries. Leapfrog Athletics: building a strong foundation, gaining efficient turnover and building a proper stride. “Prepare Yourself”
Leapfrog Athletics Run Fundamentals: Stride Length. Run With Purpose. Prepare Yourself. Leapfrog.
Leapfrog Athletics is all about Running Fundamentals. In this Video we talk about creating a more circular stride and the importance of toe position. Run Efficient. Run With Purpose!
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 […]
Thoughts from the road. The Long Straight Road. I happen to be a fan of running long straight roads. I enjoy staring off into the distance and seeing the endless asphalt in front of me. To some this may seem unbearable, I know many runners who dread the long straight road. As for me though, […]
Here Coach Matt talks about what “the wall” is when running. At Leapfrog we encourage athletes to find their “wall” and then we help you overcome it! We believe in knowledge: Knowing where your limit is, knowing how to push up to and through your obstacles. Be it running, triathlon or life itself…Leapfrog Athletics believes […]
What is Power Running? This video shows our Clam Pass Workout, the very definition of Power Running. You’ll see us running THROUGH the water, using our WHOLE BODY to Power Us through the water. Leapfrog Athletics believes in Functional Workouts, here we are learning about Power Running w/a focus on our Run Stride, Arm Position […]
At Leapfrog Athletics we focus on the FUNDAMENTALS, one of which is running POSTURE. In this post we will take a look at the difference when it comes to run efficiency: Muscle Vs. Bone. We need to take a look at the primary FUNCTION of muscle and bone. Our muscles serve the purpose of giving […]
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 […]