Quiz the Coach - I Want To Increase My Speed
Quiz the coach helps teens and tweens with sports and fitness related issues and problems like obesity, healthy eating questions, skateboard tricks and P.E. dilemnas. - Page 9
So ya dig sports but need some help with your game? Don't understand some of the rules of football, basketball or hockey? Got a gripe about P.E. class, skateboarders, cheerleading, coaches, or anything? Why not ?
I am a cross country runner. Every race that I run I always place, but it seem that every time I get slower or over a period of time my speed and time does not increase. What are some good ways to increase my speed and time for running mile, 800 meter and 400 meter races.
This might seem obvious but the best way to improve your running time is to run more. Set up a running schedule where you are running about four days a week - with at least one longer run of three to five miles. By running a longer run, you'll build up your strength and endurance, which will improve your one mile and shorter distance running times. The following drills will also help you increase your speed:
Do you need tips or advice on sports, fitness or health? to the Kidzworld Coach. Keep in mind peeps, the Kidzworld Coach isn't a doctor or a professional athlete or anything like that. He's just a dude who digs sports, plays 'em and knows a lot about 'em. You should always talk to your 'rents, a doctor or your school gym teacher before starting a new sport or a new exercise.