Lower Body Lifting For Power and Speed
by Teige West
In addition to drills and speed work, weightlifting will increase your endurance and performance during training and competition. Hurdling is unique compared to many sports because it involves sprinting and jumping, both of which engage muscles throughout the body—your arm motions are important, a solid core helps you maintain your posture, and of course, strong legs are absolutely necessary. In future articles we will cover arms and core, but first we will focus on the lower body.