Author Archives: Erica Baken

The Basic Biology of Ultimate (and Other Sprint Endurance Sports)

By Erica Baken You drop your bag next to your teammate, grab your cleats, and start lacing them up. You’re at your weekly Wednesday practice, nothing special, but you’re excited to get out on the field. You see some of your teammates tossing a disc, jogging, warming up. Simply observing others throwing or running increases […]

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Acceleration North

By Erica Baken The mention of Acceleration at a Drag’n Thrust practice is sure to incite either groans or a burst of excitement. For the past few years, Drag’ns have worked with a training program called Acceleration Minnesota to build workouts tailored to skills used in Ultimate. In a room not much bigger than a basketball court, a […]

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