Author Mike Young

Mike Young

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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100m Politics?

Carson, CA- Justin Gatlin was disqualified yesterday for false-starting in his preliminary round race of the 100m. Ordinarily this would have meant that Gatlin, last year’s Olympic 100m champion and…

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Powell….9.77!

Athens, Greece- Jamaica’s Asafa Powell set a new 100 meter world record on Tuesday after clocking a time of 9.77 seconds at the OlympicStadium. The 22-year-old’s time beatTim Montgomery’s previous…

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NCAA Champs Day 4

Sacramento, CA- The last day of track at the NCAAChampionships was a hot one. I actually can’t recall a better NCAA Championship for sprint performances. What’s amazing is that most…