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  1. Re: Lee Valley Athletic's Centre Dan Pfaff and Stuart Mcmillan.

    I would predict they are following this structure judging by how Dan Pfaff likes to train his athletes and Mcmillan has similar views. Prob doing something similar to this going by previous Pfaff...
  2. Lee Valley Athletic's Centre Dan Pfaff and Stuart Mcmillan.

    Some interesting videos of the top UK athletes training. Greg Rutherford, Chambers and other top sprinters. seems to be big emphasis on Trap bar deadlifts. lots of powercleans also. Chambers 280kgx3...
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    Re: Soccer/ Sprint Journal

    it would depend on how much you are lifting..if you are inexperienced lifters..3 sets may be better at working on technique
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    Re: Soccer/ Sprint Journal

    i dont think 2 or 3 would make too much of a difference. 2 working sets does provide enough stimulus for me,but i imagine i will need to increase the volume in the future.
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    Re: Soccer/ Sprint Journal

    I have always stayed in the 5 or 6 rep range..yeah i think 2 working sets works well . Just make sure u are eating well..Eg: enough protein in your diet and a clean diet.
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    Re: Morning "Wake-Up" Workouts?

    weight lifting at 6am..does this affect your strength? i would imagine your strength would be better at in the pm
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    Re: Soccer/ Sprint Journal

    i had soccer training on the 27/3..focusing on small sided games and one touch or two touch passing.

    28/3
    Dynamic warm up
    Sprints 3x40m1x50m 2x60mps in this ,
    Squats 140kgx6( i think i could...
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    Re: Chris6878's journal.

    what are your pbs in the 100m ,squat slj etc ..just curious as you have been on this site a long time
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    Re: Soccer/ Sprint Journal

    26/3
    dynamic warm.
    med ball throws x3 SLJ x3
    2x50m 3x60m 1x80m
    will have training later which will be mainly tactical and technical.Big focus on possession .the strikers will focus also on some...
  10. Thread: Pick One

    by dalton.1990
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    Re: Pick One

    Yeah but it can provide a good CNS training stimilunt without taxing the legs which is the reason i think charlie used it. Plyometric exercises do not develop max force to the same extent as weight...
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    Re: Soccer/ Sprint Journal

    Had a soccer game today in the morning ..Later i did

    Dynamic warm up
    Squats 140kgx6 132x4kg
    RDL 112kgx6 102kgx5 92kgx6
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    Re: Soccer/ Sprint Journal

    23/3
    Dynamic warm up..Some jumps 3xSLJ ..6 med ball throws
    Sprints 3x50m 2x60m
  13. Re: Interview with Mike Hurst, Journalist and 400 meter Coach by speedendurance.com

    Good post. Really like the look of that 400m program
  14. Thread: Pick One

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    Re: Pick One

    Acceleration
    Upper body Bench Press(can provide good stimilus without overloading the legs)
    Lower Body Squat ( Being strong relatively in the squat can set an athleet up to be in the right position...
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    Re: The Need to Deload

    Yeah boldwarrior summed it up perfectly. No need for a young athlete with little training experince to deload every 4th week.If you are eeling tired or sluggish take deload week. If your feeling...
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    Re: Soccer/ Sprint Journal

    Some light low intensity plyos as part of my warm up. some light jogging.glute activation exercises hip mobility etc >Usual about 30 min warm up
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    Re: Soccer/ Sprint Journal

    21/3
    Dynamic warm up
    Sprints 3x50m 2x60m(best of 6.17 ht timed of first movement so no reaction)
    Weights Squats 5x140kg 5x120kg RDL 112kgx6 102kgx6 90kgx6
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    Re: Gym workout for sprinting?

    if weights are seen as too risky .Maybe alan wells style circuits type tarining could provide a strength stimilus. soem push up pull up sit ups etc
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    Re: Gym workout for sprinting?

    But surely adding a few light sets of squats wont do too much harm. It would be light so would tax his CNS too much.
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    Re: Gym workout for sprinting?

    I would argue that you wont improve your explosive power if you are not improving your ability to produce force eg max strength. For me squats followed by a posterior chain exercise twice a week...
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    Re: Soccer/ Sprint Journal

    No games every saturday or friday night. yeah 50metres not 500. Yeah sorry i should have explained better. Am squats yeah i do warm up sets. So always a dynamic warm up (30 min various hip mobility...
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    Soccer/ Sprint Journal

    I play Soccer at a high level and I also have a backround in athletics. At the moment we have 3 games with little to play I also play at college level(ireland). Some stats
    Age:22
    height: 5ft 9...
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