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Old 07-12-2012, 12:18 PM   #1
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Got a quick question about sled pulling. I just pulled 90 lb for 300 yd total.

Are you supposed to keep your feet flat or stay up on your toes. I did it both ways and could feel a significant difference in activation going on....

For what its worth, I got a lot more drive up on my toes, but i'm quad domnant so that makes sense.... on my toes I felt like i was pushing forward, and flat on my feet felt more like i was pulling it forward.
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Depends what muscles you want to work. When I pull I prefer heavier, slower, shorter and flat footed pulls.

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Ya, depends on what you want out of it. My main pulls are to activate the hams and hips, so I take long strides and walk heel-to-toe. But I also like to mix it up a lot and pull heavy on my toes, backwards, etc.
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Thanks for the replies guys... pretty much in line with what I was thinking....
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Sled pulling is fun, good luck with it.
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If fun is sucking air after 10-15 minutes out there, then I agree. Lol.

I really like it man. Hopfully I can keep at it long enoug for it to become part of my routine.
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Up on toes to go as fast as possible; flat footed to pull heavier & slower. I also turn it around and pull while walking backwards, that really hammers my quads
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