A blog from the owner and founder of ELITETRACK
Browsing: Mike Young’s Blog
Dan Pfaff highlights High Performance Athletic Development Conference Lineup
Run a Faster 40 yd Dash Part Six: Maximum Velocity
Run a Faster 40 yd Dash Part Five: Transition
Run a Faster 40 yd Dash Part Four: Initial Steps
Run a Faster 40 yd Dash Part Three: The Start
Run a Faster 40 yd Dash Part Two – Starting Position
Run a Faster 40 yd Dash Part One: Stance
40 Yd Dash Timing and 2013 NFL Combine Recap
Jamaica: Sprint Capitol of the World
2 More Days for Back to School Sale
Elastic vs Plastic Deformation
6 Reasons Why All Athletes Should Sprint
Training Density in Periodization
Developing Endurance in Speed-Power Athletes
What are the Common Denominators of Training?
Keep things GENERAL in the General Prep Phase
Slow Motion Video from USATF Champs
Happy Birthday ELITETRACK
Examining the Growth of 2 Web Based Training Philosophies
Do you have justification?
Track and Field Tweeple
Technology in Sport Part 5: Quantification (Kinetics)
Prefontaine 2009, Long Jumping, and Carl Lewis
My Trip To China Part 7: Some Closing Thoughts
My Trip To China Part 6: Hardware and Software
My Trip To China Part 5: Faciliities and Physical Resources
My Trip To China Part 4: Myth Busters
My Trip To China Part 3: Insights from German Throws Coaches
My Trip To China Part 2: Physical Culture
My Trip To China Part 1: An Overview
Common Sense Nutritional Advice from Michael Pollan
Examining Usain Bolt’s 150 meter World Record
The Rotater and Shoulder Injuries
Make ELITETRACK Better: Rate the Articles and Blogs
Technology in Sport Part 4: Quantification (Assessment of Physiological State)
Make ELITETRACK Better: Contribute to the Wiki
A Review of 400m Training Methods
Biomechanics of the Rotational Shot Put and the Rare Case of Technical Dichotomy
Make ELITETRACK Better: Tell a Friend
Just a Thought…Hill Jumps Progression
Make ELITETRACK Better: Participate in the Discussion
Make ELITETRACK Better: Use Your Real Name
Just a Thought…Guided Athlete Autonomy
The Last ELITETRACK Announcement
Reaction Time and the Oeshitt Reflex
Technology in Sport Part 3: Quantification (Measurement)
An Acceptable Treadmill?
Share your Thoughts – Guest Blog for ELITETRACK
Intellectual Discourse or Internet Drivel
Technology in Sport Part 2: Quantification (Timing)
Technology in Sport Part 1: Enhancing Communication
Long Term Athlete Development: Set the Course
Dwain Chambers Causing Waves Again
Balancing Biomotor Development
Long Term Athlete Development: Don’t Morgage your Athletic Future
Disecting the Dynamic Warmup
An Open Letter from AC Barch (aka Squatdr)
Maximum Velocity Sprint Mechanics
Digging up the Blog Series on ELITETRACK
Lance Armstrong’s thought provoking interview
Maximizing Kinetic Linking in the Rotational Shot Put
Re-examining the NFL Combine
The Truth is Finally Coming Out: PEDs in Baseball
Nice Motivational Movie
Just a Thought…No Rest Days
Double Jeopardy for Dwain Chambers?
Just a Thought….Tempo on a Concept II
Instructional Snatch Videos
Participate in this Doctoral Research Project
Insane Upper Body Strength
Lance Armstrong: Ironman
12 Reasons to Squat Year Round
Usain Bolt has got NOTHING on these guys
3 New Features on ELITETRACK
Practice Variability – A Framework for Coaches
3 Things to Fix Usain Bolt’s Start
Dan’s Horizontal Jumps Lecture- The Entire Thing!
Competition-Phase Micro-Cycles for the Elite Pole-Vaulter
It’s Official…Bolt is a Better Athlete
When Plateauing Is a Good Thing: Extending Peak Performance During the Competitive Phase
ELITETRACK Best of 2008
Penultimate and Takeoff Mechanics in the Long Jump
Eccentric Strength Development: Specific Means for Specific Strength for the Jumps
“I Can Do It in Practice, But Not in Competition”-Motor Learning Explanations and Concepts
Strength Training for Throwers Outside the Weight Room
Critical Zones: Absolute Strength and Power Development For World Class Horizontal Jumping
Maximizing Competition Performance: The Warm-Up and Post-Activation Potentiation
Tom Tellez is Old School…Yeah Right
Block Starts and Acceleration Mechanics
Planning Training for the High Jump
Eat More Calcium Crap More Fat
Just a Thought…Running for Time Only
Just a Thought…Cambered Running Surfaces
Who Needs Supplements?
YouTube Training Hall of Shame
Marion Jones is a Pathological Liar
Unstable Surface Pro Balance Stability Training Fitness Orb
Some Interesting Insights from a Former Doper
Baseball is the Modern Day East Germany?
Reflections on my time at USMA
Proof that Shoes don’t equal Speed
Improved Article Viewing!
Insight in to Asafa Powell’s Warmup routine
6 Reasons Why Jamaicans Dominate the Sprints
Spearmon to Join MVP?
WCSN to broadcast major marathons
Foot Splay / Eversion – Correct it or Leave it?
Jump Specific Supplement- yeah right
More Good News on Coffee
Leaning at the Tape
IAAF World Athletics Final (Sept. 13-14) LIVE
To be fair…what’s bad about coffee
14 reasons why Jamaica is the Sprint Capitol of the World
Armstrong Returns: Why all sports aren’t created equal- cycling edition
7 Reasons why Coffee is a Health Drink
Watch Asafa Powell in Rieti LIVE for Free
Tyson Gay’s 100m performance in Eugene
The Pursuit of 6 Pack Abs
Lurkers Come Forth
WCSN Broadcasts Track for Free
Dangers of Cervical Manipulation
American Track Demise?
Financial Scandal Erupts at USATF
American Track Meltdown at the Olympics- Perception or Reality
Exciting New Features at ELITETRACK
Did Usain celebrate too early?
2008 Olympics: No Coverage For You!
2008 Olympics: Quick and Dirty Analysis of Usain’s 19.30
2008 Olympics: Lightning (Bolt) strikes twice!
2008 Olympics: Usain’s Insane 100m
2008 Olympics: More Random Observations
2008 Olympics: 100m Analysis – Tyson Gay’s Injury
2008 Olympics: Swimming World Records
Cheats of Strength
2008 Olympics: Sports that should not be in the Olympics
2008 Olympics: Random Observations
2008 Olympics: Erica Bartolina
Perpetuating Myths of Olympic Size Proportions
2008 Olympics: Why all sports aren’t created equal
Olympic Spirit or Olympic Joke?
Sites will be Down Tonight for Hosting Changeover
Is the NSCA still relevant?
Track Makes the Best Athletes
Exercise in a pill?
Some nice videos
NINE POINT SIX EIGHT
Justin Gatlin-Dead Man Not Walking
Are decathletes the World’s Best Athletes?
Justin Gatlin- Dead Man Walking
WSJ Top Ten Athletes
My last day-My first day
Running Mechanics Spam
Treadmill Running Gone Bad
100m Progression over past 30 years
The Dark Side of Track Part 3- Anti-Steroid Hypocrisy
Jeremy Wariner LOSES?
The Dark Side of Track Part 2- Trevor Graham’s Travesty of Justice
The Dark Side of Track Part 1- The 90% Phenomenon
Usain is Insane
Wariner leads a US 400m Stampede
Practice or Rest?
Great women’s 100m final in Osaka
Newsflash: Tyson beats Safa
Fast Track in Osaka
Watch the IAAF World Champs
Russian Track is Getting it Done!
Join the Fray
Why you should DIGG us
Article Database under Repair
Injecting B-12 into athletic controversies
Source: Gatlin Thought Injection Was B12
Can Webb lead American fans to circle the track once again?
Barry, Barry, Barry…
The Track Gods are Happy
Time to take a stand against the cheats and the spineless
Greene targets US nationals
Adidas Track Classic on TV
Stacked 200m at Pre Classic
Credit where credit is due…
EIA Sues U.S. Department of Education to Save JMU Sports Teams
One last run for men’s track
Tracking rise and fall of a sprinter
Much Maligned Strength Coaches
Another One Bites the Dust
Anti-doping agency assails NFL policy, despite changes
Pfaff/Tellez – Learning from the Legends Clinic
Devers, Greene join field for 100th Millrose Games
“Marathon Mice” Spotlight a Rare Type of Muscle
New Years Resolution
New Records for the New Year
Happy New Year from ELITETRACK
Breaking Time Barriers
Carter set for 400m Run in Birmingham
If you’re looking for a bad time…..try this!
Mo Greene Appearance
Gatlin will reportedly work with boys track team
Powell looks for big 2007
Lewis denies any role in spiking Johnson’s drug test
Ben Johnson says Carl Lewis set me up
Powell calls for jail time for drug cheats
Texans opt not to sign banned Olympic medalist Justlin Gatlin
Doped-up Chinese food sets 2008 Olympic alarm bells ringing
Clyde Hart Named Nike Coach Of The Year
200 Article Milestone
Armory takes a stand against dopers
Bill Nieder: Putter Formulated The Rubber Room
Training the West Side Way
Seeking Suggestions for DVD topics
Dan O’Brien: ’96 Win Was A Relief’
The athletic prowess of Jamaicans
Happy Thanksgiving to U.S. Members
Tryptophan and Turkey Myth Exposed
Winning the Feathered Mating Game Takes a Testosterone-Antioxidant Cocktail
Kevin Young: WR Hurdler Hit Own Stride Pattern
More German Doping
Top 10 Antioxidant Foods
Trevor Graham to plead not guilty on steroid rap
Making Track More Popular- Alternative Measurements
Athletes look to genetics for edge, expert says
Rating The Recruiting Classes
Armstrong to use Performance Enhancers for NYC Marathon
Great New Books
Hammer falling on Graham
WARNING: Save your Knees
Track coach Graham may be next BALCO target
Making Track More Popular- Sex Appeal
Top HS Athletes of the Last Decade
More Performance Enhancing Uniforms
Making Track More Popular- Football Appeal
Guess Lance Armstrong’s Time
Johnson Finally Makes Cover!!!
Distance Running and Patience
Vern’s updated website
Another Record Falls
The Departed-Lies. Betrayal. Sacrifice. How far will you take it?
Do You Want to Blog?
Depth Jumps – Used and Abused
ELITETRACK version 4.2 release
Any Doubt Now?
New Record for Forum Posts in a Day!
Fall Track Season
Robots more human than many humans
Too much testosterone kills brain cells
Liu Xiang’s thriller caps exciting evening in Shanghai – Golden Grand Prix report
Should Marion Jones Retire?
Johnson beats Father Time as well as Liu and Robles
Leonard Scott Wants To Build On His WAF PR
Good v. Bad?
World Athletic Final!!!!
Jones cleared: ‘B’ sample negative
Greatest Sprint Year of All-Time?
Gatlin Racing Time
Why I Believe Marion Jones is Guilty
Has Asafa Reached Terminal Velocity?
Jones: Yet another athletic myth up in flames
Another one Down?
‘This is going to help you out’
Back in the day….
Gatlin, USATF share blame
Star who cheated the world
Coach Graham could face ban if Gatlin is found guilty
Transforming Smoot Carter: Day 7
Transforming Smoot Carter: Day 6
Transforming Smoot Carter: Day 5
Transforming Smoot Carter: Day 4
Transforming Smoot Carter: Day 3
Transforming Smoot Carter: Day 2
Transforming Smoot Carter: Day 1
Transforming Smoot Carter: Pre-Testing Part 2
Transforming Smoot Carter: Background Info
Transforming Smoot Carter: Pre-Testing Part 1
Coaches Ed Follow-Up
USATF Coaches Education
Clay shows that you can’t judge a book by its cover