Archive | June, 2015

Leapfrog Athletics - Naples 10K

July 4th “Firecracker” 5k Race Tips & Strategy.

  So you’re running a July 4th 5k!! Congrats!!! Leapfrog wishes YOU a Strong Race!! We are always here to help. Read a little further for some solid  tips and strategy for 5k racing. At Leapfrog we believe Racing IS Passing. We also understand racing means different things to different people…We always ask our athletes […]

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6/29: This Week at Leapfrog Athletics. Workout & Event Schedule

Workout Schedule week of June 29th. DON’T MISS THE NEW SERIES STARTING IN JULY: Power Running!! Click for Details. Monday 6pm YMCA (Meet in parking lot on west side of the Y) Coached Workout: Coached workout is ON YOUR OWN at the Y. 30 Second Plank, 30 Second Wall Squat, Pace Change Lap Around The […]

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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 […]

Summer Running Strategies.

Summer Running Video: Heat Adaptation

Struggle with Running in the Summer Heat?? Check out our VIDEO on Summer Running: Heat Adaptation and learn some tips to help you run better. Train Smart. Prepare Yourself. Leapfrog Athletics

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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 […]

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6/22: This Week at Leapfrog Athletics. Workout & Event Schedule

Workout Schedule week of June 22th. DON’T MISS THE NEW SERIES STARTING IN JULY: Power Running!! Click for Details. Monday 6pm YMCA (Meet in parking lot on west side of the Y) Coached Workout: ARM POSITION/POSTURE: Efficiency, Center of Gravity, Muscle VS. Bone. GOAL: Achieve Efficient Posture, Maximize Linear Movement ALL LEVELS: Beginner to Advanced. […]

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6/15: This Week at Leapfrog Athletics. Workout & Event Schedule

Workout Schedule week of June 15th. Monday 6pm YMCA (Meet in parking lot on west side of the Y) Coached Workout: BREATHING DRILLS PART 2: Belly Breathing/Abdominal Work. Lung Capacity/Rate of Breath While Running, Active Recovery. GOAL: Active Recovery. Increase lung capacity while running. Maintain & Control Your Breath. ALL LEVELS: Beginner to Advanced. Run […]

Leapfrog Athletics - Naples 10K

The Leapfrog Training Philosopy

At Leapfrog our training is based on 3 principles: 1. Perceived Effort: Perceived effort is training the mind to trust the body.  We learn to listen  to our bodies and run as our training allows.  We are less focused on “scientific” methods such as heart rate and pace, we are more focused on learning to monitor effort and make […]

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Fitness Friday!! Swim, Social & Sunset

Leapfrog Athletics invites YOU to end your work week the Leapfrog Way with Fitness Friday!! Join Leapfrog & friends at the Naples Beach Club this and every Friday as we Celebrate the end of the work with with our “Fitness for a Beer.” Enjoy an ALL LEVELS open water swim or come for a nice […]

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6/8: This Week at Leapfrog Athletics. Workout & Event Schedule

Workout Schedule week of June 8th. Monday 6pm YMCA (Meet in parking lot on west side of the Y) Coached Workout: BREATHING DRILLS: Belly Breathing/Abdominal Work. Lung Capacity/Rate of Breath. GOAL: Increase lung capacity while running. Maintain & Control Your Breath. ALL LEVELS: Beginner to Advanced. Run Workout: 40 Minute “Light Post Workout” Easy/Medium/Brisk REPEAT. […]

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