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Letter from the Editor, June 2017

Letter from the Editor, June 2017
Letter from the Editor, June 2017 Hello readers, and welcome to the June 2017 edition of The Hurdle Magazine. Last month, the new issue came out right at Mother’s Day weekend, and this month our new issue is coming out right before Father’s Day weekend. So happy Father’s Day to all the dads and dad/coaches...

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Upper Body Strength for Total Body Fitness

Upper Body Strength for Total Body Fitness
Upper Body Strength for Total Body Fitness by Teige West Think back for a moment to your very first hurdling competition. Maybe it was 10 years ago, 2 years ago, or even last week. You were nervous. You looked at the other competitors, at their height, their leg muscles, their experience. The gun fired and...

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Summer is Here! Check Out These New Takes on Staying Hydrated and Cool!

Summer is Here! Check Out These New Takes on Staying Hydrated and Cool!
Summer is Here! Check Out These New Takes on Staying Hydrated and Cool! By Melinda Burris Willms We all know we need to drink lots of water to prevent dehydration – a condition that has detrimental effects on our ability to function both physically and cognitively. Athletes are at an elevated risk for dehydration because...

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The Hurdling Style of Orlando Ortega

The Hurdling Style of Orlando Ortega
The Hurdling Style of Orlando Ortega by Steve McGill Even though Omar McLeod is an outstanding hurdler who has clearly emerged as the best in the world with his phenomenal 2016 campaign that culminated in an Olympic gold medal, I would argue that Orlando Ortega is the most “teachable” hurdler. In other words, of all...

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Dealing with Crowding Issues in the Sprint Hurdles

Dealing with Crowding Issues in the Sprint Hurdles
Dealing with Crowding Issues in the Sprint Hurdles by Steve McGill As we head into the hot summer months, many hurdlers face a problem that wasn’t all that much of a problem during the cold of winter and the cool days of spring: they’re getting faster. In all other running events in track, getting faster...

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Race-Prep Sprint/Hurdle Workout

Race-Prep Sprint/Hurdle Workout
Race-Prep Sprint/Hurdle Workout by Steve McGill This time of year, for hurdlers who are preparing for qualifiying meets in the Junior Olympics, or who are preparing for big national meets, having go-to race prep workouts is a  must. I have a 14-year-old boy who is getting ready for the state meet – also called the...

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Adkins vs. Matete in 1996

Adkins vs. Matete in 1996
Adkins vs. Matete in 1996 by Steve McGill This month’s featured great race is another 400h race. This one takes us back to the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia. For the second year in a row, Derrick Adkins of the United Stated and Samuel Matete of Zambia were going at it head to head...

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