Charity Begins At Home For HAC
Having made its bow some 80+ years ago (in 1929), the Kettering Cross Country Charity Cup event is one of the oldest in the UK. This year, for the second in succession, races also incorporated the Northamptonshire Masters and Eastern Veterans XC Championships; notably boosting the number of Senior and Veteran entries. Held at the well-known Wicksteed Park venue, the 2013 edition also enjoyed substantially better conditions than the last two, with runners benefitting from surer underfoot conditions; lending themselves to quicker times than in recent memory.
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A Brief Look At How And Why To Improve Your Rate Of Force Development For Sports Performance
In the majority of modern sports, power is often the key component in making for a successful performance. Whether your sport is dependent upon sprinting, striking, throwing or jumping, your ability to very quickly produce large amounts of force will be a massive factor in determining sporting success. Whilst many athletes will perform maximal strength work as part of their regular training, often little time is spent dedicated to specifically improving their rate of force development (RFD), this could potentially be a big oversight as within sport the speed at which you can produce large amounts of force is generally more relevant than the absolute maximal amounts of force that you can produce. In most sporting situations you often only have a fraction of a second to actually make contact when striking a ball or taking off for a jump, therefore the more force you can apply in that brief period of time.
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Cross Country Champs 2014
An important message from your Chairman and Club Captain's regarding the Cross Country Champs in January.
East Midlands Grand Prix Series 2014
It may be a bit early, but all the dates plus an entry form is now available for next years East Midlands Grand Prix Series. 8 road races from 5 miles to 10km between May and July.
Seniors & Vets
Seniors & Vets