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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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. […]
How do YOU Recover? In this video Coach Matt goes over 3 types of Recovery that every runner should incorporate into their training. At Leapfrog Athletics we coach not only the importance of, but the “How To” practice recovery. Three types of Recovery? YES! Most of us are familiar with the “Day off” type of […]
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 […]
Leapfrog Athletics Video. Here Coach Matt demonstrates a “4 Count Crunch” to help athletes learn “How To” breath while running. We talk about INCREASING Lung Capacity and Slowing THE RATE of Breath. Practicing this technique will help you to increase both your speed and endurance capabilities.