Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Squats exercise

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*Strengthening your lower limbs muscles is important, specially your hamstrings and quadriceps. To be a fast hurdler you need to have strength, stamina, and muscle endurance. Doing squats exercises will create muscle hypertrophy and will help you prevent muscle fatigue during your race. Overall this exercises you make you faster and stronger.

Trail leg drill

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*Your trail leg needs to have a smooth range of motion above the hurdle, in this drill you will be implementing muscle memory therefore making it easier for you to get over the hurdle with the right form. In this drill you will be bringing your trail leg over the hurdle using the right form, a way of practicing in details without having to be going at full speed over the hurdle.