How can I improve my sprinting technique?
I am 16, I sprint the 100 and 200m. I feel like i take more steps and not cover as much ground. I was wondering if there is any drills or just anything that can help me improve my sprinting technique.
Asked By: Answer my questions - 2/15/2010
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Answered By: paulrules97 - 2/16/2010
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lengthen your stride and do excercises to promote the growth of muscle in your legs such as wall sits or lunges
Answered By: Adam - 2/15/2010
Make a daily Routine to get up early work out, drink and eat lots of carbs and protein drinks. Remember to stretch out all your muscles and do leg warm-ups as well. Hope this helps -Kristen :)
Answered By: Kristen L - 2/15/2010
Speed is almost totally determined by how fast you apply support force to the ground. Focus on getting stronger so you don't collapse at the ankle/knee at ground contact. Try 10-20 yard one legged runs staying as relaxed as possible. As you get stronger try holding weights. Start slow so you don’t get shin splints.
Answered By: Hilary - 2/15/2010
Strength and tone your legs. Also, when you're sprinting, focus on little/light steps and faster movement, not like in XC, where you're going long distance. In addition, your hand/arm position should be like the two sides of a square, not crossed in front of your chest, but at your sides, and your hand should be open... More
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