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Coach Matt: Taking Inventory

Leapfrog Athletics: Stride Length. Tip #2

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!

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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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Thoughts from the Road: Running in 500 Words or Less. Vol. 9

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, […]

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Leapfrog Athletics Video: Hitting YOUR Wall

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 […]

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Leapfrog Athletics Video: CLAM PASS WORKOUT.

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 […]

Running Posture: Muscle Vs. Bone. Understanding the Difference.

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 […]

Why "Leapfrog"

Leapfrog Athletics Video: WHY “Leapfrog” GAP Training

Coach Matt shares “WHY” we are called “Leapfrog.” Leapfrog describes the type of GAP training that we coach. What is your GAP? It’s reflective of your Active Recovery Time & Pace. In other words…when you hit THE WALL, how much do you have to slow down to recover? What is your GAP between your Hard […]

Summer Running Strategies.

Summer Running Video: Heat Adaptation

Struggle with Running in the Summer Heat?? Check out our VIDEO on Summer Running: Heat Adaptation and learn some tips to help you run better. Train Smart. Prepare Yourself. Leapfrog Athletics

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What IS Power Running?? Leapfrog Athletics

What exactly IS Power Running? With Leapfrog Athletics getting ready to begin our next training session we have received a lot of questions about Power Running. At Leapfrog we train athletes “How To” Run using your whole body: How to Accelerate, How to Maintain Pace, How to Recover…Keeping in mind FORM and MECHANICS. To put […]

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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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