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What are jams?(5 posts)

What are jams?superdog
Jan 26, 2003 10:18 PM
My coach has me doing some "jams" as part of my new workout schedule. I didn't want to sound ignorant (even though I am) so I just assumed "jamming" is going really hard... as though you were trying to hang on to the back of a breakaway. Is this a fair assumption?
ask your coach!FasCat
Jan 27, 2003 6:18 AM
As a coach myself, I would be dissapointed if any one of my athletes failed to contact me with ANY questions he or she has. Simply ask for clarification; it's your coaches job!
You will have to ask53T
Jan 27, 2003 11:30 AM
Jams are not a drill I am familiar with, and I'm familiar with a lot of drills.
You will have to asknoveread
Jan 27, 2003 1:22 PM
This is a Coach Carl term I believe. In the words of the coach himself:

"A jam is a sustained effort. A 1-5 mile jam means that you hammer as hard as possible for 1-5 miles."

It's like doing a jelly, but chunkier. (nm)shirt
Jan 27, 2003 12:38 PM