Look back at history and there are a lot of debates about strategies from sprint planning. PJ Vazel has meticulously researched centuries of training journals and joins this week's podcast to look at one historic debate in particular: should sprinters train long-to-short or short-to-long? Learn about what the nuances of history tell us, as well as some parallels in throws planning.
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This episode is brought to you by HMMR Plus. Become a member for full access to our videos, articles, and podcast archives. This month's theme is speed. Stay tuned for more content, including our new Soccer Speed video from Vern Gambetta. The interview from Vazel was taken from our new Video Lesson 27. HMMR Plus members can access the full 66-minute video covering a variety of topics on speed training. PJ Vazel was also a guest on HMMR Podcast 234 where he shared his experiences in starting to coach the hammer throw and lessons learned from sprinting. We also spoke about anti-doping on HMMR Podcast 61. You can learn more about Vazel on Instagram (@pjvazel) and Twitter (@pjvazel). For more about the history of training Video Lesson 3 look at broader trends in training and periodization. We also discussed the long-to-short debate in our interview Gary Winckler. Our top sprinting resources are summarized on our topic page. We give a good overview of basic sprinting drills in Video Lesson 6 with Joe McNab and GAIN Video 8 with Vern Gambetta.