St. Nicholas Volume 22, PT. 2

St. Nicholas Volume 22, PT. 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...After " getting set," gradually swing the body out over the line, the left foot sustaining most of the weight, and as the pistol goes off spring from both feet, pushing hard with the rear foot, dive forward in a crouching ner should twice a week run six hundred yards fast, or jog a half, and spend the rest of his time in sprinting two hundred and twenty or three hundred yards. More attention should be paid in training for the quarter to the development of speed. In the half the case is reversed. The runner should run fast quarters or a three-eighths (660 yards) only twice a week, and spend the rest of his time in distance work, running three quarters or jogging a mile. In any kind of running never run a trial oftener than once a week, and never within five days of the race. ' (v THE DIFFERENT "SETS," OR POSITIONS FOR STARTING. position, and do not try to rise and run erect Below are given the world running records until after the first three or four strides. up to the mile, and the best records made by A boy training for the long distance runs American boys, i. e., the New England Intermust make up his mind to work. The inter-scholastic records, scholastic and intercollegiate schedules contain World Records. no distance over the mile. A miler should outama. Tim, . Holder. Nationality. train over his distance. 100 yds 9f sec. Owen American Work out a mile and a quarter, or a mile 22 yds 21J sec. Jewett American, 1 lr, 1. j.. 1 440 yds (on circular track) 48A sec. Tindall English and a half every day at a good steady clip, and, ., . r, . '..'. 440 yds (straight away).. 47 sec. Baker American once a week take a two-mile JOg. Vary this S8oyds (straightaway). Im. 53i sec. Hewitt Australian with a little faster work...show more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 435g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236787579
  • 9781236787576