David Torrence demonstrates high knees here. High knees are used to increase leg turnovers and improve knee lift. This is a great drill for increasing strength in your hip flexors. Upright form should be maintained the entire time.
David Torrence shows the fast leg cycle. He takes a half step in between each running motion replication, but he is isolating each leg (alternatively during the drill) to emphasize form and control over each. Knees should always be high with heels kicking towards the butt.
Leo Manzano was one of the most exciting “racers” to watch last year in the NCAA. Now a professional runner, many are excited to see if his furious kick will have the same effect as it did in the collegiate ranks. Here Leo talks about racing and how much the mind is a factor over the last lap of a race. More with Leo Manzano
The Texas cross-country team was ranked 5th during the pre-season, but they stumbled early at the Dellinger Invite and dropped to 28. Vigilante talks about how they can still reach their goals during one of their toughest workouts of the year.