ELITETRACK Best of 2010

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2011 is hours away so I’m back again with our 3rd annual installment of Best of ELITETRACK. 2010 was another great year for track and field and also for ELITETRACK. Here are some of the most popular forum threads and blogs from 2010.

Most Read Blog Entries of 2010:
2010 view count is in parentheses

  1. Loren Seagrave’s thoughts on Absolute Strength (2008)
  2. A Sad Time for US Track & Field – Demise of Coaching Education (1715)
  3. John Smith’s Sprint Training (1644)
  4. Help Jade Ellis and get Training DVDs and Books in Return (1266)
  5. Glute Guru (Bret Contreras) Gaffe (1213)
  6. Henk Kraaijenhof’s Training Elite Athletes DVD (1156)
  7. Focus on the big things (1130)
  8. Why is Coaching Education Important? (1093)
  9. DVD/Ebook and help Jade Ellis (1083)
  10. Is it possible to do too much good training? (1057)

Most Highly Rated Blog Entries of 2010:
2010 average rating in parentheses as of 12/31/10 (>30 votes to be eligible)

  1. Loren Seagrave’s thoughts on Absolute Strength (4.8)
  2. The Importance of Rest Intervals for Developing Speed (4.5)
  3. 6 Reasons Why All Athletes Should Sprint (4.2)
  4. Developing Endurance in Speed-Power Athletes (4.1)
  5. Training Density in Periodization (4.1)
  6. USATF Education (4.1)
  7. 4 Tips for Keeping up with Sport Science Research (4.0)
  8. Athletic Development for Injured Athletes: Part 3 – Knee Reconstruction (4.0)
  9. Lactic Acid: Wrongly Accused (3.9)
  10. Preparation for the Unexpected (3.8)

10 Most Active Non-Training Journal Forum Topics of 2010:
2010 forum post count is in parentheses

  1. High School Sprinter Workout Structuring (120)
  2. Relevancy of Hip Thrust Exercises for Sprinting (85)
  3. Your Recovery Process (80)
  4. cuban triple jumpers (72)
  5. Changing Technique – Quick Fixes (54)
  6. Creatine and its effects (54)
  7. Defending the Prowler Flu: Heavy Sled Debate (51)
  8. Weighttraining for sprinters? (50)
  9. 2010 World Indoor Championship (50)
  10. Weight Gain From Isolation Exercises (49)

10 Most Active Training Journal Forum Topics of 2010:
2010 forum post count is in parentheses

  1. Nick Newman 2010/11 Season (695)
  2. SpeedFreak1s 2010 Outdoor Training Journal (463)
  3. SPRINTER’s Path to PBs (395)
  4. HPC Elite’s Eric Broadbent Dec Training (261)
  5. Irish 100m’s Outdoor Training Log – Project Canada (220)
  6. High School Sprinter Workout Structuring (120)
  7. Skinnykid1021 journal. (113)
  8. Mccabe’s 2011 400m Training Log (98)
  9. Turning over a new leaf – 100m Training Journal (Season 2010/11) (95)
  10. Tyler Ciani 100m training (94)
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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