Training the Speed Athlete

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By Matthew Casturo. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this episode, we dive into training the speed athlete. We make connections between the physiology, training adaptations, and programming considerations involved in improving speed.

There are specific physiologic adaptations including rate coding, muscular synchronization, enzyme changes, and muscle fiber type transitions that occur with training.

The programming decisions we make impact the way these physiological variables will change and if our athlete will improve speed.

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