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by martyp
Mon Nov 04, 2013 5:41 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: Training for Speed
Replies: 1
Views: 9239

Training for Speed

M52 with 2 years masters experience. I've gotten to the point where the weakest link in my jump is speed. I've done a fair amount of sprinting with ankle weights, weighted sled, etc. but my run doesn't seem to be getting faster or stronger. I'm considering hill training next (up and down). Suggestio...
by martyp
Thu Aug 22, 2013 4:25 pm
Forum: Pole Vault - Masters
Topic: M50 Off Season Training
Replies: 10
Views: 21361

Re: M50 Off Season Training

I returned to vaulting 2 years ago at 50 and have also suffered from various strains and injuries. At our age, staying injury free is the biggest challenge we face in this sport. I agree with Todd that taking an off-season for healing is good. Here are some random things that I've learned in 2 years...

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