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Greatest 1500m Race ever in Monaco (video)

  1500 Metres – MenPts1 Kiplagat , Silas                 KEN    3:27.64          42 Kiprop , Asbel                   KEN    3:28.45          23 Kwemoi , Ronald                  KEN    3:28.81          14 Souleiman , Ayanleh              DJI    3:29.585 Iguider , Abdalaati              MAR    3:29.836 Wote , Aman                      ETH    3:29.917 Willis , Nicholas                NZL    3:29.918 Manzano , Leonel                 USA    3:30.989 Centrowitz , Matthew             USA    3:31.0910 Ingebrigtsen ,…

59 Heats of the 100m, here in the blocks is Heat 1 of the Mens A Race.

July 13 Weekly Relays 100M Mens and Womens A Race (Video)

These Videos came care of the University of the Philippines Track Team and were provided by young sprinter Beney Andresio.     Anfernee Lopena (CSB) 10.6 (10.55/10.55/10.60/10.60/10.71) Jose Unso (PAF) 11.2 Gabriel Soriano (UP) 11.2 (11.16/11.18) RTU 11.3 Rodquem Maullon (ARE) 11.3 Pearnel Lobos (JRU) 11.3 Lt Blue 11.8 Red 12+   (*Timing is unofficial…

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List of Athletes for Vietnam Open July 25-27

Athletics Selected for Vietnam Open to represent the Philippines The following athletes were selected for the Vietnam Open in Ho Chi Minh (July 25-27). Henry Dagmil Eric Cray Isidro Del Prado Jr. Christopher Ulboc Mervin Guarte Riezel Buenaventura Narcisa Atienza Eric Shauwn Cray Rene Herrera Julian Reem Fuentes Katherine Khay Santos Junrey Bano Marestella Torres…

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Don’t Eat too much Rice

Contributed by Coach Jim Lafferty The human body was never meant to consume rice! You see, our genes have hardly changed in more than 30,000 years. However, our food choices and lifestyle have changed dramatically. The caveman would hardly recognize our food or way of life. Caveman food was never cooked as fire was not yet…

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Corrales-Nelson and Kayla Richardson lead revival of Womens Sprints in Philippines

Corrales-Nelson to World Olympic Youth Champs Zion Corrales-Nelson was invited by the International Olympic Commitee to join the Youth Olympic meet. Which will take place in Nanjing Aug 16-28. Corrales-Nelson,15 is the youngest athlete currently to hold a senior record having clocked 54.18s at Langley at the British Columbia school champs. Nelson was accepted by…

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Marestella Torres makes an epic comeback in Hong Kong

Marestella Torres makes an epic Comeback in Hong Kong Inter City, good enough for SEA Games, still chasing Asian Games mark. Marestella Torres showed her timeless pedigree, etching further into Filipino Track and Field history the legacy she has left in the continuation of excellence in the Womens Long Jump. An event beloved to all…

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Marestella and Cid to compete overseas

Long jump Queen back in action This Weekend 2009 Asian Champion and 4x SEA Games champion in the womens Long Jump Marestella Torres makes her return after a year having given birth in January. The 33 year old Torres who holds the SEA Record at 6.71m will see action in Hong Kong Inter City June 28-29. Torres…

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2014 SEA Rankings Swimming Issue 3A

We have now removed converted times from our rankings due to the unreliable inaccuracies in conversions. SEA Games Rankings List Issue 3A 2014 Swimming 18.06.14 Compiled by Andrew Pirie ATFS Statiscian/PSC Research Assistant 50M Freestyle 1 Triady Fauzi Sidik INA 23.33 SSA Age Grade Champs Singapore 22.03.14 2 Darren Fang Yue Lim SIN 23.34 2nd…

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Foot Strike and Force Application how to run faster

Foot Strike and Force Application Written by Adarian Barr Edited by Alysson Bodenbach Speed seems to be a common component in an athlete’s repertoire. Speed is what gives one athlete an edge over another. It is what propels them from point a”” to point “b”. It is essential for almost every sport, but the question…

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Curve Running Complex Meets Simple

By Adarian Barr and Alysson Bodenbach This is the third article contributed by Coach Adarian Barr and 400m NCAA runner Alysson Bodenbach. Follows on from the brilliant article on Toe Drag and Shoulder Rotation. . Proper sprint technique has become a highly debatable topic as new technology develops. Athletes are running faster than ever before,…

The new addition to the Tall Skinny guy club Marc Nicolas now eligible to represent the Philippines.

Phi Athletics Weekly Round up Week 3: 2 New Fil-Heritage obtain passports and EJ Obiena targets world Juniors

Two New Fil-Heritage athletes have presented and obtained Passports. Meanwhile Ernest John Obiena who is training in Italy targets the world junior qualification. LASQUETTE PROTÉGÉ OBTAINS PASSPORT 18 year old Pole Vaulter  Marc Nicolas who has a personal best of 4.90m in the pole vault and is from Mt Pleasant High School,San Jose trains under…

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How to Create a Cycle With Creatine & No Xplode

By Xander James, eHow Contributor Creatine is a popular weightlifting supplement used to provide short-term increases in energy, strength and muscle building. NO-Xplode by BSN is a pre-workout supplement designed to improve physical and mental energy, as well as increased muscle pumps. Since NO-Xplode already contains a proprietary blend with creatine, cycling these two products together…

A Hamstring Pull waiting to happen

Build Indestructible Hamstrings

Q: Joe, I’m a high school and future college football player. Over the past two years I’ve pulled both of my hamstrings a couple of times. They’re all healed except one of them kind of lingers. I’ve done PT and other kinds of stretches and exercises that I have found but it doesn’t seem to go…

Sure to add more depth to mens Pole Vault teenager Paris Pijuan.

RP Two Vaulters for Asian Juniors

Two Athletes will represent the Philippines at the Asian Juniors in Taipei this June 16. Firstly Fil-American Pole Vaulter Paris Pijuan, who is 18 years old who has self funded his own training in Japan and his trip to the prestigious Asian Juniors in Taipei. The 5’11 Pijuan is a student of the California State…

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2014 SEA Swimming Rankings Issue 1-3 (merged)

Singapore showed that it continues to dominate South East Asian swimming with a very powerful showing at the Singapore Age Grade Championships. These early season Ranking Lists include all the results from this meet and a few others. This is Issue 1B which also features full results from Singapore Age Grade Championships. SEA-Swimming-Rankings-2014-Issue1B 2014 SEA…

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Plyometric Program

Article Provider SportSpecific.com The text below outlines a 10-week program that progresses from low to medium to high-intensity exercises over a period of six weeks. Remember that this program is only an outline and you can develop your own program with numerous variations. For descriptions of exercises consult “Jumping into Plyometrics” written by Donald Chu.…

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How to Dramatically Improve your running speed

By Mike Toal How to Improve Your Speed. This article gives an overview of the essential techniques required to enable an athlete to run faster. To increase any athletes speed means improving on one or both of the following elements: 1. Increase the number of steps an athlete takes per second i.e. their cadence. 2.…

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Zion Corrales-Nelson breaks National 400m Record of Jenyrose Rosales (with video)

Video and Results and Photo c/o Editha Corrales-Nelson Fil-Heritage sprinter Zion Corrales-Nelson has unofficially broken the National Record and National Junior Record both held by Jenny Rose Rosales of University of the East (which was set at the 2013 UAAP Championships last December). Once ratified it will mean that Nelson is the countries youngest ever…

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Strength Training for Runners

By Owen Anderson Ph.D. - Running Research News and Walt Reynolds – certified strength and conditioning specialist  Strength training for running can improve power, reduce risk of injury and increase your speed. Check out this program designed especially for runners. We’ve put together the 10 best strengthening exercises in a program that will specifically enhance your…

The Mens 400m Final

PNG Day 2 (18.05.14) Athletics Report

Bagsit captures fourth national title SEA Games Champion Archand Bagsit representing Cagayan Rising Suns added his fourth national title in the 400m Dash having won every edition of the PNG. Bagsit led from the start and was able to ease the last 150m with the field slightly catching up but the gap was already so…

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The five types of athletes’ parents

By Jude Roque, College Hoops expert By Jude Roque | College Hoops Experts’ Blog – 13 hours ago Over a month ago, a disturbing photo caught the attention of social media, as an adult man appeared to behitting a teenage soccer player with a solid object. It was later on revealed that the incident occurred in a football game in…

Palaro 2014 Athletics Tournament Analysis: The Need for Fully Automated Timing System Continues

After six days of competition last week during 2014 Palarong Pambansa at the Laguna Sports Complex, Brgy. Bubukal, Sta. Cruz, Laguna, we at Pinoyathletics had great time doing coverage in my home province. Its about time to assess the whole Athletics tournament proper. Take everything we said here as positive criticism. The Venue: Laguna Sports…

NCRAA Athletics Team celebrating after their double win in relays.

Golden Double Record Break for NCR in Palaro Relays

SANTA CRUZ, LAGUNA- NCRAA Sprinters went to a back-to-back victory as they harvest both the 4x100m and 4x400m secondary boys and shattered the Palaro records in relays during the Athletics tournament at the 2014 Palarong Pambansa here at Laguna Sports Complex, Brgy. Bubukal Sta. Cruz, Laguna on 09-May.   Capital city runners lead by Palaro…

Sirilan during 400m Hurdles.

Cinderella Girls: Sirilan and Enrico Walks Away with Double Gold in Palaro Athletics

Photos and Text: Airnel T. Abarra for Pinoyathletics.info SANTA CRUZ, LAGUNA- National Capital Region (NCR) marvel Ellah Therese Sirilan grab two gold medals in 100m and 400m hurdles  during the Athletics tournament at the 2014 Palarong Pambansa here at Laguna Sports Complex, Brgy. Bubukal Sta. Cruz, Laguna on 08-May. The sixth-grade Sirilan started her gold…

Jomar Udtohan of NCR wins the 400m at the expense of his team mate Jaime Mejia.

Utdohan tides up all three sprint records at the Palarong Pambansa

17 year old Jomar Udtohan running for NCR did a fantastic job tidying up all three of the sprint records at the Palarong Pambansa. Udtohan is coached by Gando at San Sebastian College. The young Udtohan cruised through the heats in11 flat in the 100m, before destroying a field comprised of the best high schoolers the country had to offer in the Mens 100m Final. Pushing out hard at…

Alexis Soqueno breaks the Palaro Record

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Emerging High Jumper Alexis Soqueno breaks Palaro High Jump Record

Alexis Soqueno registered a leap of 1.93m to break the Palaro Record of Paolo Martinez (STCAA) from 2002 which had stood at 1.90m.It was the first palaro title for the Western Visayas athlete who is school mates with Palaro Long Jump Champon Jerry Belibestre 7.08m. The boys attend the tiny school of Romansita Maravilla in Bacolod which has produced six champions from Batang Pinoy, Palaro…

Mary Anthony Diesto, Leah Joan Creer, and Karen Janario in mixed emotions after finishing 100m

Palaro Track Princess: Diesto Wins Century Dash

Photos and Text: Airnel T. Abbara for Pinoyathletics.info Text edited contributed: Andrew Pirie SANTA CRUZ, LAGUNA- Bacolod’s Pride Mary Anthony Diesto adds another laurel for Western Visayas Region Athletic Association (WVRAA) as she dominate the 100m sprints secondary girls at the 2014 Palarong Pambansa here in Laguna Sports Complex, Brgy. Bubukal, Sta. Cruz, Laguna on 07-May. Diesto who earlier captured gold in long jump…

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Triple Gold for NCR 2014 Palaro Hurdlers

Photos and Text By: Airnel T. Abarra- for Pinoyathletics.info   SANTA CRUZ, LAGUNA- National Capital Region (NCR) shoved triple victory as they won elementary boys, girls, and secondary boys in the 400m hurdles during the Athletics tournament at the 2014 Palarong Pambansa here at Laguna Sports Complex, Brgy. Bubukal Sta. Cruz, Laguna on 07-May. Hurdlers from imperial Manila led by…

Palarong Pambansa Athletics Articles 2014 (merged)

CALABARZON’s Rutaquio Conquers Palaro Steeplechase May 7, 2014 Photos and Text By: Airnel T. Abarra for Pinoyathletics.info Gilbert Rutaquio of CALABARZON emerged victorious in secondary boys steeplechase  as he survived the excruciating race during day three of Athletics tournament at the 2014 Palarong Pambansa at Laguna Sports Complex, Brgy. Bubukal, Sta Cruz, Laguna on 06-May.…

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Pacheco Hauls Double Record Break in Throwing

Airnel T. Abarra for Pinoyathletics.info SANTA CRUZ,LAGUNA- Baler, Aurora prodigy Bryan Pacheco etched another record-breaking performance as he pierced an impressive 62.47m throw during the Javelin Throw competition at the 2014 Palarong Pambansa Athletics Tourney here in Laguna, Sports Complex, Sta. Cruz, Laguna on 06-May. Pacheco representing Central Luzon Region Athletic Association (CLRAA) grabbed his…

Day Two 2014 Palarong Pambansa Athletics Results

Airnel T. Abarra for Pinoyathletics.info Martin James Esteban of Central Luzon Region captured gold in Triple Jump Secondary Boys during the Athletics Tournament of 2014 Palarong Pambansa at Laguna Sports Complex, Sta. Cruz, Laguna on 05-May. Esteban jumped 14.31m which enabled him to trounce Kirk Cire Bacas of Northern Mindanao who marked a 14.25m performance…

Mary Anthony Diesto Doing her Winning Jump

Diesto Reigns in Palaro 2014 Girls Long Jump

Photos and Text By: Airnel T. Abarra for Pinoyathletics.info SANTA CRUZ, LAGUNA- Western Visayas’ bet Mary Anthony Diesto captured gold in Long Jump Secondary Girls during day three of Athletics Tournament at the 2014 Palarong Pambansa here in Laguna Sports Complex, Brgy. Bubukal, Santa Cruz, Laguna on 06-May. The Bacolodena Diesto registered a 5.39 jump which is her new personal best overcoming…

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How to Increase my 1RM Power Clean?

  From a discussion on Bodybuilding.com ShaneSauce 06-15-2009, 04:20 PM I have sorta stalled in the power clean department.All of my other lifts are skyrocketing except for that.In football its one of the key lifts and I need it to go up. I’m stuck at about 230.. I figure it could be my technique because…

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How to Use Starting Blocks (with photos)

Positioning the Blocks Edited by Megadean01, Teresa, Dave Crosby, Emma and 6 others This is the absolute best way to set up and properly use athletics starting blocks. Steps 1 Hold the unit in your hands. Ad 2 Face the opposite way that you are going to run. 3 Put your heel on the inner edge of…

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FIBA World Basketball Cup 2014 Draws

Below is a list of the groups and competition format for the FIBA World Basketball Cup in Spain 2014. The Philippines has drawn a tough pool featuring Argentina, Puerto Rico, Croatia, Greece and Senegal. From wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_FIBA_Basketball_World_Cup Preliminary round[edit] Current rankings of teams. How teams are ranked: Highest number of points earned, with each game result…

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Josh Hall: Filipino Swimming Superstar

Josh Hall recently made his first splash on the International scene, winning a bronze medal at the 2013 Southeast Asian Games and competing at the World Championships for The Philippines in Barcelona, breaking multiple National records along the way. But his journey started much earlier beginning in Germany and taking him through Wisconsin as a…

The Western Visayas womens team for the 2014 PRISAA

PRISAA – Summaries and Selected Results (rev 1)

  PRISAA Results April 6-11 Please note these performances are unofficial and not recognized as sanctioned by the PATAFA. So are not eligible for official rankings and Records. And due to uncertified time keeping should not be considered for selection of national team/training pool. There are currently no official established records for this meet. The…

The Happy couple Mau (200, HJ) and Jose (200) getting ready for the PNG at Brent meet.

Brent High School Meet 05.04.14 with Full Results

A good meet held at the 6 lane track Brent School with PATAFA officials present saw a few members of the training pool gearing up for the Philippine National Games. It also saw a team from Guam, with the President of the Guam Athletics association expressing interest in sending a team to join the POC-PSC…

Rain or Shine's 'Extra Rice Inc' pair of Beau Belga and JR Quinahan are quick to react to track coach James Lafferty's no-rice policy, and Belga says he can only hope the American coach won't be hired anytime soon by the Elasto Painters. "Patay tayo 'dun," he says. Jerome Ascano

‘Extra Rice’ pair Beau Belga and JR Quinahan find PH track coach Lafferty’s ‘no-rice’ policy simply hard to digest

ON the day his appointment as Philippine track and field coach was announced, American trainer James Lafferty ruffled a lot of feathers in this nation where rice is a staple food in most households when he bared his ‘no-rice’ policy for long-jumper Marestella Torres. “Rice is not an Olympic food. No rice-eating nation wins Olympic…