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How To: Run faster with training techniques

Whether you're in track, football, soccer, or a marathon runner, this HowTo video is sure to help you out. Learn how to use proper techniques for speed and acceleration so you can run faster. Increase your agility and coordination to accelerate your speed to the max with Coach Scott Phelps.

How To: Race a 100m sprint

Justin Gatlin the Olympic 100m champion deomonstrates his sprinting tips. Focus on the race rather than the other runners. Make sure you're relaxed in the drive and transition phase. Race a 100m sprint.

How To: Run the 400m

Jeremy Wariner, the Olympic 400m champ gives his tips. This is essentially a long sprint. Stay focused at the start and block out the crowd and other athletes. Go out hard and look for the person in the lane in front.

How To: Run the steeplechase

Jo Ankier is one of Britain's top steeplechasers, and she shows you her technique for this grueling race. The 3,000m steeplechase is seven-and-a-half laps of endurance running, with four hurdles and a water jump on every lap. There are three key areas to work on - Endurance, hurdling technique and mental toughness. Run the steeplechase.

How To: Do the triple jump

European Indoors champion Phillips Idowu gives you a triple jump masterclass. It can be broken down into four parts, the approach hop, step and jump. The key is to attain maximum speed on the approach until about four steps out from the board, then focus on the remainder. Do the triple jump.

How To: Jump further in the long jump

Jade Johnson has risen from virtual obscurity to become Britain's number one long jumper. She domonstrates how to jump further. Make sure you warm up properly - it's vital to make sure you perform to your best and lower the risk of getting injured. Increase your run-up speed as you approach the board - but remember to stay in control. Don't forget your arms! Keep them under control - whatever they do, your legs will follow. Jump further in the long jump.

How To: Sprint faster

Great Britain's Mark Lewis-Francis reveals what it takes to be a better sprinter. Key elements are the techniques in the blocks, and once you're off, make sure not to hunch your shoulders. Sprint faster.

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