Sprint Training — resisted sprints

Best Sprint Sled For Improving Acceleration

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Best Sprint Sled For Improving Acceleration

The Best Sprint Sleds For Speed & How To Use Them I’ve used many different sprint sleds over the past 15 years, and in that time I’ve found that not all sleds are created equal. Sleds vary in quality, utility, use ability, and overall value. What makes a good sled for sprinting? Different users may have varied priorities in what they want out of a sled, but in general there are a few common themes that people care about with a sprint sled. The sled should be durable, light weight, and should be able to fit enough weight. Cheap sleds will...

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How To Stay Low When You Sprint | SprintingWorkouts.com

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How To Stay Low When You Sprint | SprintingWorkouts.com

Nearly every sprinter has heard or been told that a key to faster acceleration sprinting is to “get low”. The idea here is that if we can project out at a lower angle relative to the ground, we can orient our force production in a more horizontal manner, leading to faster acceleration sprinting. Coaches debate whether or not this is good advice, mainly because going lower than what your strength allows for can cause you to stumble, overstride, side-step, or get injured. While we certainly should avoid going so low that we fall on our face during sprinting, I believe...

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