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Sprints and Marathons

Sprints and Marathons


Running is the act by which animals, including human beings, move by the power of the feet. Speeds may vary and range from jogging to a sprint. A lot of individuals compete in track events that place participants in a contest to test speed in a sprint or endurance in a marathon. The running mechanics are the same, but additional factors are very different in a marathon versus a sprint. Sprints commonly are tested in track events including 100 m, 200 m or 400 m races. World-class athletes may finish these events in ten seconds, twenty seconds or forty-five seconds, respectively. A marathon is a race that's 26.2 miles long with world-class athletes completing the race in just over 2 hours. Sprinting isn't simply a faster version of running. It's almost a different sort of discipline altogether. It calls for the sprinter to learn another body form and form specific muscle fibers. Consequently, sprint workouts likewise must be specifically tailored to train the legs in a really unique way. The marathon, over 26.2 miles, is among the most respected athletic accomplishments available to the masses. Anybody may line up in the same event as the best distance runners in the world. Training for and finishing a marathon call for considerable physical fitness and purpose. Nearly anybody, from the novice on his first run, to Olympians, can learn to run quicker and better. When you're beginning, the gains in speed are easier to accomplish by simply getting more fit. As you become a better runner, however, you have to commit workouts to building strength and speed in order to become a quicker runner. Whether your goal is to determine a fresh personal record in your next 5k, win your age bracket at the following charity run or qualify for a state or national contest, you may learn to run faster.