Sprint Training — resisted sprinting

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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The Best Weighted Vest For Sprinting

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The Best Weighted Vest For Sprinting

After using a number of different weight vests, I have found that this vest is by far the best weighted vest for sprinters and runners. The Best Weighted Vest For Sprinting Most weighted vests are bulky, and they tend to bound around when running, jumping, or sprinting while wearing them. Because of this, many athletes avoid sprinting with a weighted vest and lose out on the potential benefits they can derive from this form of resisted sprinting. After researching and trying out different weight vests, I have found that the best weighted vest for running and sprinting is the Hyper Vest...

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