Author Archives: Nate Rogers

About Nate Rogers

Nate Rogers is Strength and Conditioning Coach and Sprints coach. Nate is also a strength and conditioning coach at City of Norwich Athletics Club, while also working alongside GB sprints coach Mike Utting as a sprints coach. He works with youth athletes, aspiring professional athletes and the experienced professional. Nate has represented county and regional squads in Rugby union, being top try scorer for his club during the 2006/7 season with 21 tries. He also represented City of Norwich athletics Club in sprinting form 2006-2008. Nate loves lifting heavy things, making others lift heavier things and making others move fast, very very fast! He also really enjoys reading nerdy and geeky exercise science stuff. Plus he is a beautiful man, no really he is almost as beautiful as Bradd Pitt, well he thinks anyway.

ACCELERATION: KINDA BIG DEAL (PART 3)

Heya everyone. I hope you are all feeling strong, powerful and super fast. This post is the continuation of the discussion on the importance of acceleration. We will looking into how we set up a session based on parameters that include the athlete (how they feel/ability), the quality we are looking to improve and the adaptations we are looking achieve. This will include the rep scheme, set scheme and recovery times that allow us to achieve these parameters. If you are reading this you … Read More >

ACCELERATION: KINDA BIG DEAL (PART 2)

Hey everyone, so in the previous article I wrote about the different set positions/acceleration phases and what to look out for with in each position. This is important because the athletes ability to produce an optimal performance is based on the acceleration phase. If you get this phase wrong you … Read More >