Alternative Ways to Strength Train for Track & Field and Cross Country emphasizes the fact that strength is a critical factor in both track & field and cross country. Not only does it precede speed, it is also an integral aspect of an athlete's ability to exhibit and sustain effective technique. As such, the DVD points out the fact that different types of strength are needed for track & field and cross country, as opposed to the type of strength that is normally developed in the weight room. In turn, the DVD explains and demonstrates a variety of different strength training modalities that are appropriate for track & field and cross country.
Among the topics covered
- Different types of strength
- Limitations of the weight room
- Options for developing strength