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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 […]

Coach Matt speaking after a Track Workout.

Leapfrog Athletics Video: Running Backwards. 3 Reasons WHY.

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.

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 […]

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. […]

Leapfrog Triathlon

2014 Leapfrog Athletics Fall Triathlon Clinic Info

Leapfrog Athletics Presents Fall Triathlon Clinic: 10 Session Beginner/Intermediate Triathlon Clinic Training for Sprint Distance Triathlon Space is Limited! Register Today. Race Specific Training for the Marco Island Sprint Triathlon. October 5, 2014 Where: Horizon Beach & “On The Course” in Marco Island. When: Weekly, July 27th-Sept. 21st (Detailed Schedule Below) 8-9:30a.m. Cost: The clinic […]

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.

Learning the Medium Effort Breath

Leapfrog Athletics Video: Breathing Drill. 4 Count Crunch

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.

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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