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Why is Jamaica So Good at Sprinting? (Interesting Facts) Jul 26, 2022

Jamaica is a poor nation, but it has the honor of producing one of the fastest runners in the world when it comes to sprinting. Is it merely a coincidence? Well, not really, there are factors at play that make Jamaicans so good at track and sprint. So if you are wondering why is Jamaica so good...

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How to Create Hip and Shoulder Disassociation in Your Throw how to create hip and shoulder disassociation in your throw how to throw further quarterback mechanics Jul 25, 2022

Hip and Shoulder Disassociation or separation is the action of moving the hips and shoulders in opposite directions. The ability to achieve more separation is proven as a key contributor to increase velocity when throwing a football or baseball. In this post, we will be going over how...

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How Hamstring Injuries Occur and How to Prevent Them hamstring exercises hamstring injuries prevention how hamstring occur how to prevent hamstring injuries Jul 25, 2022

The general causes for why hamstring injuries occur are the lack of warming up or preparation for any physical activity, overall tightness within the muscles, especially in the lower back and hamstrings, and asymmetrical muscle strength, which can be characterized by the imbalance of strength and...

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Wrist Position During the Throw to Increase Power and Accuracy Jul 25, 2022

Depending on how you hold the ball, the power and accuracy of the throw differs. No matter what size your hands are, quarterbacks can still have strong throwing power depending on their wrist position during the throw. Athletes that have proper wrist positioning during a throw, not only have...

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Longest Football Throw: How Can You Get there? Jul 22, 2022

Are you wondering who holds the record for the longest football throw and how did they do it? You're at the right place, in this post, we'll see the top 5 NFL players who were able to beat the 70 yards distance with their strong throwing arms and techniques.

We'll also have a look at...

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Is Speed Genetic? Answering the Nature vs Nurture Debate is speed genetic nature vs nurture speed facts sprint mechanics Jul 20, 2022

I was thinking about this phenomenon and had many questions in mind. Is speed genetic? This takes one back to the age-old nature vs nurture debate. But the answers are really important for someone who has joined sprinting quite late and are wondering can they make a 100m run within 10...

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Why Flat Feet Make You Faster? flat feet run faster speed facts sprint mechanics why flat feet makes you faster Jul 17, 2022

It has been widely talked about all the negatives of having a flat foot or low ankle bone when it comes to sports performance. In today's post, I will go over all the positives that come from having flat feet and how they can actually make you faster.

To start, Usain Bolt, the greatest sprinter...

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How to Create Horizontal Knee Drive in First Step? first step horizontal knee drive speed development sprint mechanics Jul 14, 2022

Many sprinters have been talking about the importance of the horizontal step, so I decided to write about how to create a horizontal knee drive in the first step. In this post, we’ll have a closer look at some of the mistakes people make and how to make sure you create the perfect knee...

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How To Get A Quicker Release For Quarterbacks? get a faster release steps in throwing a football throw mechanics Jul 12, 2022

Almost all the quarterbacks realize the importance of getting the ball out of their hands quickly. It sets up the receivers to make more plays with the ball in their hands and also puts more velocity and power into the throw. Knowing how to get a quicker release for quarterbacks can...

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Knee Extension When Sprinting | What To Train To Get Faster Jun 17, 2022

There have been some interesting comments about knee extension when sprinting on some of the videos that I have made so I thought I would make a post specifically about knee extension. Let’s take a look at the knee extension of the best sprinters in the world to get an idea of...

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How to Train To Become a Better Quarterback? Jun 14, 2022

Time is limited and there’s only some of it that you can put into your improvement day in and day out. So it’s essential that you know how to train to become a better quarterback. You can put in hours of activity, but make sure you are improving within all the right areas to...

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How to Apply More Force to the Ground When Sprinting? (5 Tips) Jun 11, 2022

If you are a sprinter, you have probably read a lot about how force production is critical when sprinting. So if you are looking to understand HOW to apply more force to the ground when sprinting, you have come to the right place. At the end of the day, when you are sprinting, each individual...

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