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Studies of runners' strides show that the dominant foot pushes off with a greater thrust, which pushes the runner slightly right or left," she explains.
She pushes off the floor and establishes second in the air with both legs straight and feet pointed, making sure the second leg remains turned out, does not move back behind her hips, and doesn't kick out (she freezes the legs, fostering the illusion that she has stopped in midair).
After the full-second pause, the QB snaps his head toward the option key and pushes off with the inside of his left foot (Step 2) and then leads with his right foot (Step 3) at a 15-degree angle toward the option area at full speed.