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  1. Re: materials needed to create training program

    No, I also get a pixelated display. It used to work.
    My GPP version is dated 2009 as the date when I downloaded it.
    My Pc and its software (eg windows version) has obviously had multiple updates...
  2. Re: materials needed to create training program

    No product of any age will run on any computer.
    It depends on the age of the product, whether it has been updated to stay in synch with the latest software, and whether there is a refresh process...
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    Re: Chris6878's journal.

    This trial would be really interesting.
    I agree with your research on the studies of the benefits of fasting in general - reduced inflammation, more HGH, lower blood pressure etc are all frequently...
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    Re: Tony Holler World speed summit day 2

    The other guy on day 1 for no warmups was Henk K from Netherlands.

    Planning to prove bodyweight exercises were as good as weights. Study was based on 1 of his athletes. Might even have a grain of...
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    Re: Do you need SE for speed development

    My take on this: A mapping of training methods to relative levels of benefits.

    Level 1 Training : Essential for all sprinters. Very high correlation between these methods and sprinting success. At...
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    Re: My Masters Training

    Sub 50 as a Master and a world title so you are doing something right - congrats.

    I understand your rationale behind over speed for yourself, is this just using a gentle downward hill ? The...
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    Re: Wickets/Mini Hurdles

    When I was 14 I thought MP was juvenile, aged 40 I thought it was funny. Figure that one out.

    The drill triggered an MP moment when I realised the athlete was holding the bar across her shoulders,...
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    Re: Wickets/Mini Hurdles

    On the subject of pointless drills
    https://twitter.com/i/status/1058089334060941312

    This is probably more useful
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=122jTAEsEOk
  9. Thread: Rip

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    Re: Rip

    Important difference between a genetic disease and a heriditary disposition towards a risk factor like high blood pressure. The possibilities of lifesyle precautions vary according to the specifics....
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    Re: Training The Master Sprinter 35+

    You need a phone that meets the min spec of the app. Specifically the operating system level which they quote as ios9. Enough space to load the app. Cant see anything about requiŕed bluetooth...
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    Re: Training The Master Sprinter 35+

    Internet connection to download the app.
    Bluetooth for sensor connections.
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    Re: Roosters training

    Perhaps drop training to 5 days per week. 6 is a lot especially if you are trying to recover.
    Introduce a 2nd set of weights somewhere in the week. I find that if I do something only once per week I...
  13. Thread: 2018 races

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    Re: 2018 races

    "I thought he battled really well in the 100 final, and he put a lot of effort into that, and I think the velocity that he put his body through obviously affected what was going on today," McMillan...
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    Re: 5 Mistakes Sprinters Make in Tempo Runs

    Much of my working life involved being out of the house for a 12 hour day. Hence the 45 minute limit. 15 mins warm up and approx 30 mins hard work. Warm up limited to 15 mins by concentrating on...
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    Re: 5 Mistakes Sprinters Make in Tempo Runs

    General aches and tiredness. Minor niggling injuries. Beyond what I would expect from the total volume/quality of the work done in a given 1 week period. My total duration for a speed session,...
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    Re: 5 Mistakes Sprinters Make in Tempo Runs

    As a general rule I think 40+ Masters athletes should limit their running sessions to a max of 4 per week.
    Aside from the time necessary I have always found it difficult to fit in all the necessary...
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    Re: 5 Mistakes Sprinters Make in Tempo Runs

    Good point. Athletes at the 30s end of the masters age range definately have a greater work capacity. Showing my own age, we did`nt become masters until age 40 in my day......
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    Re: 5 Mistakes Sprinters Make in Tempo Runs

    Non elite athletes : Run 2-3 times per week at a pace that is close to a reasonable target sprinting race pace. This is the bit that needs to be carefully constructed and monitored.
    The rest of...
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    Re: 5 Mistakes Sprinters Make in Tempo Runs

    Not much more for these guys to discover or say on sprint training models that has not already been said.
    Nex steps should be scientific fact around biological testing.
    Optimum sprint distance for...
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    Re: Chris6878's journal.

    Thanks for adding the point about taking higher doses based on medical advice. Think about what you just said .... lol
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    Re: Chris6878's journal.

    Recommendation from ADVIL:
    For adults and children 12 years old and over, take one 200mg tablet, caplet, or Liqui-Gel every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms persist. If your pain or fever doesn’t respond...
  22. Thread: 2018 races

    by Oldbloke
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    Re: 2018 races

    Ben Johnson michael Johnson and the rest from Clyde hart Colin Jackson Sally gunnell Jessica Ennis seb Coe steve ovett
    Big list. All prove the value of the traditional coaching group. The Altis...
  23. Thread: 2018 races

    by Oldbloke
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    Re: 2018 races

    Linford and Bolt are both examples of all time greats sticking to a long term coach and not hopping around. There are many other examples.
    The employment and business model of athletics does not...
  24. Thread: 2018 races

    by Oldbloke
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    Re: 2018 races

    End of 2015. So the last 2 full seasons at Altis.
    Last good season was 2014 when she medalled at European and Commonwealth championships. Since then worse times and racing a lot less than in...
  25. Thread: 2018 races

    by Oldbloke
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    Re: 2018 races

    Jodie Williams ........ Another classic case of coach hopping post her time in the junior ranks, finishing up at Altis, with a horrible downward curve of times for each subsequent season.
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