Arizona Wildcats and their strength workout
It's doing the little things that'll make you a better runner. The University of Arizona hit the gym for their strength workout. Keeping the entire body strong is integral to staying healthy throughout the season. The Lady Wildcats show us some hurdle drills, medicine ball exercises, weight lifting techniques, and how to sit in a circle.
Throwback NCAA XC 2012 Predictions
Indeed this was a long time ago, and lots of things have changed, and these are by no means are official pre season rankings. but still, lets get the chatter going. .. Its about time to say goodbye to 2011 Cross Country season forever....but not before we look towards 2012! Ryan and Alex take a look at the fields and give their predictions for the 2012 NCAA Cross Country Championships. Let's hear what you got....
WOW Colorado Field Tempo
The hottest team in the NCAA right now has to be the Buffaloes. The men dominated at Pre Nats and have rocketed to the #2 ranking in the country. Join the most iconic ponytail in the NCAA as he runs his squad in a tempo workout on campus at CU. The Buffs will be on hand this weekend at UCLA in hope to defend their Pac 12 title. Ear Candy Supplied by: Shawn Lees Ping Pong Orchestra - Kiss the Sky The Glitch Mob- Fortune Days
Sunday long run with the Longhorns
NAU 2 Mile Repeats in Buffalo
Join the Lumberjacks as they chop down a nasty 2 mile repeat session at altitude in the XC seasons first WOW. The boys are joined by 2012 Olympian Diego Estrada in his first workout since the London (No, he does not have XC eligibility). NAU is currently sitting at #18 in the Polls. WORKOUT: 4x2mile 3min Rest Elevation 7150
#3 BYU 1K Repeats at altitude!
The #3 team in the country, the BYU Cougars, take to the field with goals of team championships at the NCAA Championships this November. After a fourth place finish in 2011, the Cougars have tasted the podium and are looking for more. Check out their 1k repeats at close to 5,000 feet in elevation to see how they are preparing for the challenges that lie ahead. To see more in-depth coverage of this workout including coaching insight from Head Coach Ed Eyestone and athlete interviews checkout out Flotrack Pro today! Post Workout Interviews: - Jason Witt - Jared Ward - Rex Shields - Miles Batty - Connor Peloquin Workout: 8-10 x 1000 meters 60 seconds rest between each
Lawi Lalang & Stephen Sambu Early Season Workout
NCAA XC is here and there is no escaping them! Lawi LaLang and Stephen Sambu will soon be destroying course records near you. A Repeat for Lawi is a lock right? We thought Lawi was invincible until the end of the track season, then we saw what we thought might be a chink in the phenoms armor. This year he is out to hush doubters and we were on hand to see one of his first rust- busting workouts of the season. WORKOUT (Fartleks/interval combo): 10 mins on, 2 easy 8 mins on, 2 easy 6 mins on, 2 easy 4 mins on, 2 easy 2 mins on (38 mins total running)
Dartmouth pre-Heps Workout 2012
Dartmouth sophomore Joe Carey brings you a fan-made WOW from Hanover, NH. The Big Green prepare for the always intense Ivy League Heps Championships with their annual pre-heps workout. Workout: 3200m 1 Mile @ tempo effort 1600m 1 Mile @ tempo effort 800m
University of Richmond cuts men's track and field programs
Three members of the Richmond Spiders track and field team talk to Flotrack about the news they received Friday, September 21st. The University of Richmond has decided that the men's track and field programs, as well as the men's soccer team, will be cut from the university in favor of men's lacrosse starting in 2013.
Inside triathlon with Lukas Verzbicas
Note: This interview was conducted back in September. Lukas Verzbicas, the national high school record holder in the 2 mile, sits down with Flotrack to talk about his switch to triathlon. Here looks talks about training, the things he missed about the track and his picks for current track and field athletes that would make great triathletes.
Lisa Uhl tells why she left Portland and Jerry's OTC crew
Lisa Uhl has made the move back to Iowa. hl leave one of the deepest and most successful professional training groups in the country in the Oregon Track Club coached by Jerry Schumacher. With training partners like Shalane Flanagan and Kara Goucher many may wonder why you would leave those surroundings. For Lisa, its all about work/life balance and there's only one place she knows where to find it.
Low Mileage? Could you Hang?
"I dont do Mileage for Mileage Sake" Coach Lee adresses the idea of working with probably the nastiest 1,2 punch NCAA XC has ever seen.
Star recruits Amy Weissenbach, Cayla Hatton, and Cami Chapus discuss their new squad, pressure, and positive team chemistry
Stanford brings in one of the most accomplished freshman trio in NCAA track and field history this fall. Weissenbach (800-2:02), Chapus (1500-4:17), and Hatton(5k-15:50, 10k-33:17) had historic HS careers and are off to a strong start this fall. In this interview they discuss how the team atmosphere is already working in their favor.
Ammar Moussa 1.8 seconds from glory
If Ammar Moussa would have run 1.8 seconds faster, the Colorado men would have been second place at NCAA Nationals last fall. Although it's a joke among his teammates, those 1.8 seconds are a constant reminder of what could have been. If you need a reason to do the little things, this would be it.
Joe Bosshard's clock is ticking in final XC season
We haven't seen too much of Joe Bosshard since last fall. Bosshard picked up a torn labrum way back in the spring of 2011 and has been working hard to get back. He's been waiting to compete again, but time may be running out. Bosshard talks about the importance of getting a second opinion when things aren't working out.
Dathan Ritzenhein ready for Chicago Marathon
Dathan Ritzenhein talks about running the marathon that was right across the pond from his hometown in Michigan. Ritz will be looking towards running a fast time at the distance that has given him trouble in the past. He and Alberto have planned to hit the longer distance after having a healthy track season. After Chicago he'll plan to join training partners Mo Farah and Galen Rupp to start prepping for the 2013 track season.
Welcome to NAU, Futsum
After a spectacular senior year, Futsum Zeinasellassie begins his freshman year at Northern Arizona University. No longer a big fish in a small pond, Zeinasellassie talks about why he chose NAU and not being nervous about anything anymore.
Miltenberg and Stanford get back to fundamentals
Moving somewhere is always tough, but sometimes change is good. Last year, Coach Miltenberg led the Georgetown women to the 2011 NCAA XC title and now joins Stanford as the Director of Track and Field and head cross country coach. Miltenberg emphasizes the importance of establishing a culture, getting back to fundamentals, and learning from your athletes.
Conner Peloquin is the minority at BYU
There aren't many guys on the BYU squad who aren't Mormon. Conner Peloquin knew that BYU was perfect for him even though he wasn't Mormon. Peloquin talks about the misconceptions about coming to a school like BYU and recommends the undecided to check it out.
Kyle Merber's Ivy League transition
This year, Kyle Merber has made the big move from Columbia to Texas. The Longhorns have welcomed him in, but he still feels a bit out of place. It's probably because he's the new guy on campus - just like the rest of the freshmen. Even though he spent four years as a Columbia Lion, the burnt orange jersey feels just right.