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Train Like an Olympic Sprinter

Bust into the world of an Olympic sprinter with this strength, track and diet plan.

Outdoor Track

ON THE TRACK TRAINING

Always start with a dynamic warm up to prime the nervous system for fast movements.

Dynamic Warm-up

Skips - 50m

Backward skips - 50m

High Knees - 50m

Butt Kicks - 50m

Backward runs - 50m

Leg swings front and back x 10

Now you should be nice and fired up ready to turn it loose on the track. The two track sessions below are devised to target different aspects in a sprinters training—both vital to their competition prep.

TRACK TRAINING SESSION ONE

Conditioning Run
8 x 200m, walk back in 2 minutes for rest, target time: 30 seconds or under.

TRACK TRAINING SESSION TWO

Race Modeling Run
250m, 150m x 2, Rest 90 seconds in between reps and 8 minutes between sets.

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