- Karsten Warholm’s efficiency within the 400m hurdles has been known as “the perfect race in Olympic historical past.”
- The Norwegian hurdler set a brand new world document, beating the one he set a month earlier.
- Warholm instructed Insider he trains six days per week, as much as seven hours a day.
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Karsten Warholm set a brand new world document for the 400m hurdles, and it is been described as “the perfect race in Olympic historical past.”
Not solely did the Norwegian beat the world document he’d set a month earlier — which broke the longest standing document in males’s monitor — however he ran quicker than 18 of the lads within the common, 400m race with out hurdles, clocking in at 45.94 seconds.
Warholm trains six days per week, sprinting and lifting mild weights
Warholm’s coaching regime entails what he calls “high-quality classes” on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays — these are robust classes of as much as seven hours every, centered on sprinting, hurdling, weight lifting, and plyometrics work.
Every session begins with low depth jogging and drills, earlier than upping the depth for sprints and hurdling. After lunch, it is extra excessive depth working, earlier than ending off the day within the weight room.
Karsten Warholm trains onerous, however he additionally takes the time to get well.
On Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, Warholm’s coaching classes are shorter and extra more likely to be primarily based round interval work on a treadmill, for instance.
On Sunday he rests.
Whereas understanding, Warholm has to control his power coaching to keep away from bulking up — he is aiming to “look extra like a horse,” he stated.
“We do lighter weights and we attempt to make the actions extra particular to sprinting, so extra dynamic,” Warholm stated. “It is all about getting extra energy in your stride.”
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