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Push off one leg, driving toes down, and get as much vertical height as possible.
Biomechanical variables were measured while subjects ran over a special platform that recorded impact and push off forces, Achilles tendon angles, and pronation angles.
When you push off, the stored potential energy propels you forward with extra power, Gallegos says.
The worst thing you can have," Rohde explains, "is a seat that is too low for a person to easily push off.
The strong winds at the arrowhead's upper edge push off the slower-moving northern part of the storm.
Completing this financing during a time of market turbulence, when other companies are having to push off listings and financings, speaks volumes to the quality of our business model," commented Johann Muller, Chairman for e-Net Latina.
When you have an injury that you haven't really tested yet, when you go, your brain kind of stops until you have that confidence to actually push off on it,'' Walton said.
The action over the hurdle will also put the hurdler's trail leg into position to push off (sprint off) toward the next hurdle.
Although some will argue for a heel-first landing, especially for older or less accomplished runners, many authorities call for you to land on the lower part of the ball of the foot, drop the heel, and push off the ball of the foot.
With your feet, push off of the wall as hard as you can, stretching your arms forward and pressing them against your ears.