Sprint Training — med ball throws

Acceleration & Horizontal Power Workout For Sprinters

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Acceleration & Horizontal Power Workout For Sprinters

Here is a workout that is great for sprinters to perform during their off-season or pre-season. The goal is to work exercises that help emphasize horizontal power, while also working on the specific skill of acceleration. For this workout, you will need the following: A track or nice patch of grass to train on. A medicine ball of 6 to 12 pounds. A running sled with 25 to 45 pounds. The Workout This workout consists of a couple parts. First, you will perform some jumps and throws to prime your system for sprints while also working on horizontal power development....

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Acceleration & Horizontal Power Development Workout For Athletes

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Acceleration & Horizontal Power Development Workout For Athletes

Acceleration & Horizontal Power Development Workout For Athletes While basic sprinting or lifting workouts are useful and effective, athletes can experiment with different combinations of exercises as a way to create variation in their training without straying from their primary goals. Today we’ll go over an acceleration oriented workout that also includes some horizontal power production exercises that you can implement into your program right away. After a basic warmup such as some jogging or skipping, light mobility work, and possibly some sprint drills, the workout begins with medicine ball throws for distance. You can do 2 to 3 sets...

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