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Track and Field

100-Meter Dash Rules

The 100-meter dash is one of the most exciting events in track and field, with the Olympic Games gold medal winners earning the ti...

Sprint Workouts for Beginners

Sprinting workouts develop muscle tone and short-term endurance by improving your muscles’ ability to burn glucose through y...

Rules for Discus Throwing

The discus throw is a field event that has been competed since the days of the ancient Greek Olympiad. The discus is a circular ob...

How to Prepare the Week of a Track Meet

Sticking to the status quo the week before a track meet can aid in mental and physical preparation for the competition. Though you...

400-Meter Dash Technique

The 400-meter dash is a short-term race that is often a part of competitive running or track and field events. Preparing for the 4...

Risks & Hazards Involved in Javelin Throwing

According to the International Association of Athletics Federations, track and field’s governing body, javelin throwing is a...

How to Throw Better in Shot Put & Discus

The shot put and discus are throwing events in track and field. The shot put involves throwing a heavy, round metal ball, while th...

History of Javelin Throwing

The javelin throw was was developed in ancient Greece, inspired by hunting and war. This game simulated the use of a spear or simi...

Track & Field Events for Kids

Exercise is an important part of kids growing up healthy. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest that chi...

Pole Vaulting History

Pole vaulting is a common competition in today's Olympic games. Men and women compete for height and distance during this even...
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