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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”

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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 […]

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 speaking after a Track Workout.

Recovery Breathing: Controlling YOUR Breath in Interval Training.

What do YOU do after completing your run interval? How do YOU recover your breath? How can you increase your capacity to run and lower your heart rate after completing a run interval? Learning about Recovery Breathing will increase your run capacities for both Speed and Endurance. In this video Coach Matt shares a TIP […]

Coach Matt on Video

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 […]

Colorado Hills!

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 […]

Leapfrog Group Warm Up.

Leapfrog Athletics Video: The Importance of Warm Up.

Leapfrog Athletics Presents: Coach Matt on Video: Here Coach Matt goes over WHY you should incorporate a Warm Up into all of your training runs and workouts. We also discuss the number 1 mistake athletes make while warming up.

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