5 Tips to Maximize Summer XC Training and Prevent Injury

Jun 13

  This article was in NJ Milesplit (6-13-18). Those of you who have been on the team might even get a little chuckle here because you are going to think I wrote this, but I didn’t. This is a great rundown of what to do / not do before and during your summer training. Everything in this article will be covered in our training program. So please read this and...

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Make Plans NOW: Official Start of Season Practice Schedule !!

Jun 10

Official Team Practice Schedule to Start the 2018 SHS Cross Country Season The REVISED schedule below is the start of our official season. These dates are not optional – Everyone is expected to be there and all paperwork and physicals taken care of well in advance. Miss the team time trial or a majority of these practices without cause, and you will not be...

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Ever wonder what are good foods for runners?

Jun 09

Take a peek at Runner’s World list of 30 of the best food for runners !...

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Diet, Nutrition, and Hydration

Jun 09

Diet, Nutrition, Hydration I came across this menu of useful items from another team web site. Thought it was worth everyone taking a look at. I can’t emphasize how much of a difference a healthier diet and proper nutrition and hydration can not only allow your body to build properly for distance, but also to recover, and very possibly avoid many unnecessary...

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Important – Summer Training: Core Training Planks

Jun 08

On the days that this work out “5 Minute Plank” is designated on your summer training plan, follow the diagram below. You can use a watch or simply county slowly 1-30 (for 30 second stage) or 1-60 (for minute stage). There is no stopping you from doing this on other days as well.  ...

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CORE EXERCISES: GUIDELINES AND EXAMPLES

Jun 08

Let’s first start off with what Core training is not. Most people associate Core with just doing abdominal exercises only. The Core is much more than the abdominals. The Core begins at the neck continuing all the way down to your pelvis primarily down the center of the body. It is mainly all the muscles attached to your spine and trunk. This includes Shoulder, Upper...

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Make yourself great this summer !!!!

Jun 08

Article written by Coach Ponsonby / taken from NJ Milesplit. Coach has been working with world-class middle distance and distance athletes for over a decade now. Ponsonby has overseen the success of multiple NCAA, World and Olympic champions, including Silver Medalist Leo Manzano....

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