Tempo in the Bank

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Fitness is underrated. A fit athlete with very modest strength is a rare bird today. Athletes come in practically sedentary and fail to even warm-up without breaking down. I am convinced that athletes need fitness before performance. A great athlete is talented but talent doesn’t equal fit. So many times we see the ability and age of an athlete as the direction of our workouts but the starting point of basic and core fitness should be the cornerstone. Progressions, periodization schemes, regeneration, it all starts with an athlete with good fitness and the ability to train every day for 90 or more minutes. If one can’t train for 12 hours a week doing light and basic weight training, field conditioning, and skill work without pain, something is wrong. Many athletes look at elite sprinters and think that what they do in competition is what got them there.
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Carl Valle

Carl Valle

Track & Field Coach
Carl is an expert coach who has produced champions in swimming, track and numerous other sports. He is one of the foremost experts in the fields of nutrition and restoration.
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