News and Announcements
The Loudoun Legacy Invitational meet director reports that they will not be cancelling the meet tomorrow. However, there will be a few changes in the events.
Field Events: Will not compete in the Discus (under water) or the High Jump. They will compete in the Shot Put and the Long Jump as of right now.
Running Events: Will compete in all running events. The meet is already seeded and downloaded, and they will not allow any new or updated entries.
Tents: Tents are allowed in the stands and along the track on the asphalt surface. Make sure you bring weights to weigh down the tents. No tents will be allowed in the grassy areas.
Admission: We will accept admission at 7 am. $5 spectator fee. Please wait in the parking lot until that time. They will are not allowing anyone in the stadium until then.
Wristbands: All athletes must wear the wristband provided for them to compete. There will be 1 coach’s band per 10 athletes per “team”. But a minimum of 2 coach’s band will be provided. They will round up (meaning if your team has 35 athlete’s then we will give 4 coach’s wristbands)
Concessions: They will have concessions to include coffee and donuts early.
Family,Due to the weather we will not be conducting practice again today. The attached workout plan is your athletes physical homework for this evening. Please feel free to get in your workout gear and participate with your athlete if your feel up for the challenge.
The document HOME_WORK_WORKOUT_5-17-18.pptx was attached to this post.
The following is your athlete’s physical homework for today. Please have your athlete do 50 or more (depending on age) sit-ups, 20 minutes of stretching, and 30 minutes jogging on the treadmill at 4 or 5 speed and a 3%incline (less for ages 8 and under). If a treadmill is unavailable, please have them run in place or jump rope for 30 minutes. Break it down to two 10 min increments with 3 mins rest between each set.
Stretching exercise demonstration link: http://www.sportsscience.co/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/whole-body-stretching-routine.png.
Please note if the images appear to small, click on them and they will magnify. After the 10-minute jogging session please have your athletes do 10 – 20 seconds of Static Stretching. Static Stretching is defined as sitting and holding the exercise position for 10-20 seconds (No Bouncing). Please have them do Static Stretching for exercises 1 -25 of the exercise chart (see above link.
Practice will be at Gayle Middle School at 5:45pm.