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Run Faster using Build-Ups. Leapfrog Athletics

I often hear athletes ask: “How can I run faster? I want my Personal Best!” At Leapfrog Athletics we are here to help everyone achieve their best possible results!! We believe in Training Smarter and being Efficient through Form & Fundamentals. It is with this in mind that we share with you The Importance of […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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Leapfrog Athletics Video: Quality, Quantity & Rest

In this video Coach Matt talks about training quality runs vs. quantity of runs and the importance of rest. Knowing “WHY” you’re running and what the goal is for each run will help your training immensely. Learning to “Run with Purpose” instead of just logging miles. Leapfrog Athletics believes in QUALITY RUNS and being certain […]

Training Plans: “The Method to the Madness”

Here Coach Matt talks about following training plans and “The Method to the Madness.” When following a training plan it’s important to remember that they are not written as individual workouts but instead as a structured training towards your goal. Each workout is written based on both the previous workouts and the workouts to follow. […]

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Thoughts from the Road: Running in 500 Words or Less. Vol. 2

Thoughts from the road. “Mozart didn’t learn to play the piano by chopping wood.” My high school run coach used to tell us this all the time when we didn’t want to run or do the whole workout. It’s a lesson that I apply often to myself and the athletes who train at Leapfrog Athletics. […]

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Thoughts from the Road: Running in 500 Words or Less. Vol. 1

Thoughts from the road. Running in the rain, while often cold to start, warms the body in an ever so cool way! It’s often tough to “brave the elements” and lace up our shoes when the weather is anything but ideal. Too Hot? Too Cold? It’s Windy. It’s Rainy… All these outside forces testing our […]

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Mechanics of Hill Running. Leapfrog Athletics VIDEO.

Leapfrog Athletics presents Coach Matt on Video talking about how your run mechanics should change while hill running. As runners, we encounter many obstacles on the roads: Hills, Wind, Terrain…Do you know how to adjust your mechanics to overcome these obstacles in the most efficient and powerful way? Leapfrog Athletics continues to share tips and […]

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Video: Training Form & Fundamentals, WHO trains w/Leapfrog.

Coach Matt share what types of athlete Leapfrog is designed to train. We focus on Training Form & Fundamentals. Our Goal is to Maximize Efficiency and Prevent Injury. Both Beginners and those with Competative Desire are welcome and encouraged to train with Leapfrog Athletics. Our focus on Injury Prevention and Training Fundamentals will help Beginners […]

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Leapfrog Athletics Video: Arm Position Drill

Leapfrog Athletics: Building Better Mechanics with our “Water Bottle Workout.” In this Video Coach Matt demonstrates an Arm Position Drill to help establish efficient upper body form.

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