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Other than running, what drills do sprinters do to improve their form ?

Sprinters perform a variety of drills to reinforce proper sprint form and mechanics. Proper sprint form always includes keeping the toes pointed upwards (dorsiflexed) while keeping the torso erect. The arms and elbows must always remain at a 90-degree angle while swinging. The sprinter is also trying to get full extension off of the ground through the ankle, knee, and hip joints to maximize their power. A drill to help achieve this an alternate leg extension bound with a high knee drive while keeping the trunk erect.  This drill specifically works every sprinting muscle and should be done every day as part of the warm-up procedure.  Hurdle walking drills are also great for learning how to dorsiflex the toes and keep the torso erect while working on lower-extremity extension.

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