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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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