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10 Tips to the 10k

10 Tips for the 10k:  Leapfrog Athletics presents our Race Strategy for the 10k distance.  We wish you all the best:  may the road be kind, your pace be swift and the finish line find you fulfilled!!  Here is our Best Advice for your pre-race check: 1.  Arrive EARLY on race day, don’t be late […]

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Leapfrog VALENTINE’S DAY Sale: Destination Events.

…because we love you… Leapfrog is offering a 1 Day Only Sale for our 2017 Destination Races!! Leadville Marathon & Heavy Half Augusta 70.3 Ironman Chattanooga 140.6 Ironman Clink the links above for all the details and to take advantage of our 24 hour SALE. Train with Leapfrog…Gain Knowledge, Learn Skills, Build Friendships…SWEAT WITH PURPOSE:) […]

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Six Key Points of Leapfrog Run Training

Coach Matt Reedy believes successful running – successful and enjoyable racing – is built on a foundation of solid principles of training. In his clinics and training sessions he sticks to these basic principles to help runners of all levels enjoy the sport more. They are: Breathing: Do you control your breath or does your […]

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 […]

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Leapfrog Athletics: “Fitness for a Beer”

Leapfrog Athletics: “Fitness for a Beer”  One of our core beliefs.  Why do YOU Run? At Leapfrog we understand that most of us will not be making a living as a runner/triathlete. We focus on providing Top Notch Coaching to the Everyday Athlete!! We believe in “Fitness for a Beer!” What is Fitness for a […]

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!

Running Posture: Muscle Vs. Bone. Understanding the Difference.

At Leapfrog Athletics we focus on the FUNDAMENTALS, one of which is running POSTURE. In this post we will take a look at the difference when it comes to run efficiency: Muscle Vs. Bone. We need to take a look at the primary FUNCTION of muscle and bone.  Our muscles serve the purpose of giving […]

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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 […]

Why "Leapfrog"

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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