Wind Sprints

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Type: Strength
Main Muscle Worked: Abdominals
Equipment: Body Only
Mechanics Type: Compound
Level: Beginner
Sport: No
Force: Pull
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Wind Sprints Guide

Main Muscle: Abdominals

  1. Hang from a pull-up bar using a pronated grip. Your arms and legs should be extended. This will be your starting position.
  2. Begin by quickly raising one knee as high as you can. Do not swing your body or your legs. 3
  3. Immediately reverse the motion, returning that leg to the starting position. Simultaneously raise the opposite knee as high as possible.
  4. Continue alternating between legs until the set is complete.

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Jul 29, 2014 11:39 AM: I like to do a slightly more advanced version of this.

Still with a supine grip, simultaneously perform a pull-up and bring your leg straight up without a bend at the knee (as in a hanging leg raise). One the way down from the pull-up, lower your leg but do not release tension from your...+See More

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