ELITETRACK Best of 2012

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Well a busy start to my 2013 has me bringing this out a little late but I wanted to continue the previous year’s tradition of posting a Best of ELITETRACK. The 2012 edition marks our 5th annual installment with some all-time highs for blog ratings Here are the Top 10 most popular forum threads and blogs from 2012.

Most Read Blog Entries of 2012:

  1. Foam Rolling- Evidence Based Results? (628)
  2. Breaking Barriers to Sprint Performance (502)
  3. Darren Burgess on Monitoring Liverpool FC (479)
  4. Mach Sprint Drills – A Personal & Historical Perspective (465)
  5. Little Things and Singular Efficiency Part 1 Split Squat and Lunge (442)
  6. Barefoot Bro Science – More Lies and More Problems (431)
  7. ELITETRACK Best of 2011 (407)
  8. Power- The Overlooked Variable in Professional Sports (404)
  9. 4 Great Tips for Acceleration (404)
  10. How to Video Sprints Part 1 – Equipment and Software (400)

Most Highly Rated Blog Entries of 2012:
2012 average rating in parentheses as of 12/31/12 (>25 votes to be eligible)

  1. Energy system contribution to exercise….not what you think (5.0)
  2. What are Corrective Exercises Correcting? (4.9)
  3. North Dakota Football 12 (4.8)
  4. Breaking Barriers to Sprint Performance (4.7)
  5. In-Season Strength Training (4.7)
  6. 3 Pros and Cons of Variation in Your Training (4.7)
  7. HÃ¥kan Andersson Interview (4.7)
  8. Dan Pfaff Seminar Videos (4.5)
  9. Putting Ashton Eaton’s performance in to perspective (4.4)
  10. Moving Forward by Looking Back (4.4)

10 Most Active (Non-Training Journal) Forum Topics of 2012:
2012 forum post count is in parentheses

  1. Coaching Sled Sprints- Part 2 (108)
  2. Quarter/partial squats (102)
  3. Color No Longer a limiting Factor Revisited (67)
  4. Bleed Runs- 6 x 250m with 90 seconds Rest (65)
  5. Breaking Barriers to Sprint Performance (63)
  6. Specific Strength and Speed- Where is the impact? (59)
  7. Simple Progressions for Power (54)
  8. Tempo in the Bank (42)
  9. Diet of Sprinters (38)
  10. Extending Acceleration (37)
  11. Examining the Role of High Knee Lift in Sprinting (37)

10 Most Active Training Journal Forum Topics of 2012:
2012 forum post count is in parentheses

  1. Zack’s Sprint Training Log (111)
  2. Stews attempts 200/400 (109)
  3. Mhert’s Road to GSTC-Elite (60-100m sprinter) (101)
  4. Zack’s Pre-High School Sprint Training Log (99)
  5. Irish100m’s 2012/13 Training Log (96)
  6. Roswell’s 110mH Olympic Trials Training Log (92)
  7. Chasing a NCAA DIII National Decathlon Championship (86)
  8. Having Fun Getting Fit, by kapp.gold@gmail.com (76)
  9. Maria’s journal LONG JUMP (74)
  10. Summer/Fall Training (64)

Be sure to check out the best of past year’s HERE.

Mike Young

Mike Young

Founder of ELITETRACK at Athletic Lab
Mike has a BS in Exercise Physiology from Ohio University, an MSS in Coaching Science from Ohio University & a PhD in Biomechanics from LSU. Additionally, he has been recognized as a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) from the National Strength & Conditioning Association, a Level 3 coach by USA Track & Field, a Level 2 coach by USA Weightlifting.
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@AthleticLab Owner. Fitness coach for @NorthCarolinaFC & @TheNCCourage. Former MLS Fitness Coach. Sport Scientist. Entrepreneur. Coach Educator.
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