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Chad Johnson on Coaching His Middle School Track Star Daughter: 'You are a Child, Have Fun'

Cha'iel Johnson might be the fastest middle schooler in America. The 13-year-old track star from Miami, Florida has won three consecutive gold meda...

Why Hall of Fame Running Back Terrell Davis Hates Youth Sports Specialization

Long before Terrell Davis was a Hall of Fame running back, he was a multi-sport youth athlete. "In my neighborhood, we competed in everything. Bask...

Why Every Football Lineman Should Also Throw Shot Put

Fifteen offensive linemen were named to the 2017 Associated Press All-America teams. Eleven of them threw shot put in high school. This is no me...

The Exercise That Helped Allyson Felix Become a High School Track Superstar

Allyson Felix got really fast, really quick. Felix didn't start running track until she was a ninth grader at Los Angeles Baptist High School (Nort...

How Carl Lewis Shattered World Records on a Vegan Diet

When the dust settled on the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, Carl Lewis had nothing left to prove. After competing in two Olympic Games...

How Justin Gatlin Saved His Career By Building The World's Most Efficient Sprinting Form

The year is 2010. Justin Gatlin, six years removed from winning the Olympic gold medal in the 100-meter Dash, is a shell of his former self. He's f...

Justin Gatlin Reveals the No. 1 Sprinting Mistake Slowing Down Young Athletes

Father Time can't catch Justin Gatlin. The 35-year-old American sprinter may be one of the oldest athletes in his sport, but he's still chasing dow...

New Study Reveals Whether Multi-Sport or Single-Sport Athletes Have a Better Chance For Success

"You've got to specialize if you want to be special." You may have heard similar sentiments before. However, a growing amount of research is findin...

The Internet is Going Crazy Over This Video of a HS Girl Track Star

Tara Davis might be half gazelle. At least that's the impression I got after watching this video of her setting the second fastest 100-meter hurdles t...

What Track & Field Athletes Should Do After Their Season Ends

For high school track and field the athletes, a sad reality has most likely settled in: track season is over. What are a runner, jumper and thrower to...

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