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16-Apr-2021 By Travis Geopfert
Weight Training: Backward Sled Pull
This movement is the backward sled pull. When done correctly, the backward sled pull will train core strength and stability as well as lower body strength, with an emphasis on the glutes and quads. The athlete will set up by gripping the handles attached to the sled, and move to a point where there is slight tension on the straps connected before beginning. The athlete will then lower themselves into a squat position, and begin walking backwards will keeping the shoulders pulled back and the torso braced. It is important to make sure the back does not round and that the shoulders are braced the entire time. Additionally, the athlete should make sure their path is clear before beginning to make sure they do not trip over or run into other equipment people.
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