800m Workouts and Race Training Strategy

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Michael Granville
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In 800m Workouts and Race Training Strategy Michael Granville, Track and Field and Cross Country Coach at Gunn High School (Palo Alto, CA) discusses workouts and race training philosophies for the 800 meter race. Coach Granville, a national high school record holder in the 800 meters, shares his experiences as both an athlete and a coach to help develop and train athletes in the discipline. Coach Granville outlines specific workout plans, warm-up drills, and circuit training for the 800 meters, while also detailing the importance that balance, mobility and speed training all play in becoming an elite 800 meter runner.

Topics covered include:

• Race Training Strategies
• Aerobic vs Anaerobic Training
• Circuit Training
• Pre-Season Training
• Speed Development
• Balance and Mobility Exercises
• Warm-Up Drills
• Individualized Training Regimens
• “Race Day Strategies”