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Backward Drag

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Type: Strongman Main Muscle Worked: Quadriceps Other Muscles: Calves, Forearms, Glutes, Hamstrings, Lower Back Equipment: Other Mechanics Type: Compound Level: Beginner Sport: NoForce: Pull
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Backward Drag Guide

Main Muscle: Quadriceps

  1. Load a sled with the desired weight, attaching a rope or straps to the sled that you can hold onto.
  2. Begin the exercise by moving backwards for a given distance. Leaning back, extend through the legs for short steps to move as quickly as possible.

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Jul 19, 2015 3:50 PM: Backwards sled drags done with a lower center of gravity so as to appear running backwards while sitting in a chair will quickly bring you to your knees as your quadriceps give out do to the intense burning sensation as you work towards failure. At least that is how I perform this exercise, but as with...+See More

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