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400 meter workout term

Posted: Thu May 29, 2008 1:33 pm
by Lawrence
What does the term "swing down" mean as used by Clyde Hart? Used in one of his 400m workouts.

Defining swing down

Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2008 10:50 pm
by George Payan
Its a term coach Hart uses to describe sprinting 50 meters an all out sprint, to a 50 meter swing down (decelerating), to a 50 meter jog, rest jog/walk for three minute rest between sets. In that session he will repeat until four all-out sprints are done. After the track workout the athletes are program to weight training.

The name of the workout: Speedmaker

Description: Speed fast / rest jog

Benefits: Speed, strength and running efficiency

Season: Mid/Late


Posted: Wed Jun 04, 2008 6:01 am
by Lawrence
Thanks, George.