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Power Running - Coach Matt

“How To” Run Fast: Leapfrog Athletics SIGNATURE WORKOUT

Leapfrog Athletics Signature Workout: The “How To” Run Fast Workout. Have you ever wondered HOW some people run so fast?? How do some runners make it look SO EASY?? What’s their secret?? Leapfrog Athletics is here to break down the Mechanics of Pace Change to help share with everyone the secrets of fast running. We […]

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 […]

StrideDrills

Leapfrog Athletics Video: Stride Length/Form Drills.

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”

This week week we talk about Stride Length.  Tip #1

Leapfrog Athletics: Stride Length. Tip #1

Leapfrog Athletics Run Fundamentals: Stride Length. Run With Purpose. Prepare Yourself. Leapfrog.

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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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 […]

Triathlon Running, out of the water.

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 […]

Coach Matt on Video.  Here we talk about the 2 Run Capacities.

Coach Matt on Video: Run Capacity-Perceived Effort #2

Here Coach Matt talks about the 2 capacities that concern every runner: The capacity to GO FURTHER & the capacity to GO FASTER. Coach Matt shares tips on “how to” increase run capacity. This is Part 2 of a two-part video series on “perceived effort” as a training philosophy and practice. Be sure to also […]

Coach Matt demonstrates the Water Bottle Workout.

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.

Coach Matt on Video: Taking Inventory-4 Steps to Increased Capacity

Coach Matt on Video: Taking Inventory-4 Steps to Increased Capacity

Here Coach Matt talks about what to do during your run to increase both your speed and endurance capacity. Taking Inventory is a 4 step thought process to help keep you aware of your run mechanics.

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