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explosive acceleration and fast sprinting speed training

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Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A little: If you've been flat-footed since you were young, then there is much less of an effect. Overall you are biomechanically at a disadvantage compared to s ... Read More
Dr. Gregg Albers
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Flat feet: Your speed and acceleration depend much more on the amount of fast twitch, compared to slow twitch muscle, as well as your strength and conditioning.

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Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Irregular heart beat: Your heart beat went irregular. This needs to be confirmed as it could be an artifact. If it does become irregular, you need to see a heart doctor for ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Purchase
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: I recommend a multi-modal approach at training, mixing strength & speed workouts. However, that much quality effort must be balanced by appropriate re ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Writer
15 years experience Psychiatry
More karate: As with most life activities, increased time spent engaged in the activity will increase the proficiency with which one performs the activity. This is ... Read More
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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Weight loss: Strength training will help accelerate fat loss and maintainence of lean body mass. Should be part of any body modification program.
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Diet: Sounds like you are on the right track. Congratulations on your will-power. You could reduce your dietary intake or increase your exercising, but woul ... Read More
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Have it evaluated.: Deep puncture wounds can be potentially dangerous as one may develop tetanus, or a number of other types of deep infections. If the wound was deep e ... Read More
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Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
44 years experience Clinical Psychology
Resistance Training: You should fatigue muscles when weight training but remember to do cardio for at least 15 minutes to warm muscles and prevent tears. Also do not do sa ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devang Patel
15 years experience Family Medicine
Not really: The best way is usually slow. Increase your daily exercise and incorporate more fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet. Avoid eating late at nigh ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Dowd
19 years experience Internal Medicine
2 tips: 2 quick but important tips: 1 regular exercise will increase ur metabolism. 2 don't skip meals! more specifically eat frequent, small, healthy meals. ... Read More
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