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How can I avoid injuries while sprinting?

To lessen injury risks during sprinting, begin with a "sprint" heart rate. A sprint heart rate should exceed your target aerobic heart rate by about 5%. Increase your sprint heart rate by 5% per week until you are within range of your maximal heart rate (220 minus your age).

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