So you want to be a sprinter; be prepared to work at it. While all humans are born with innate ability to “sprint” (due to biological fight or flight responses), the ranges of ability vary greatly. Some people are destined for Olympic and world championship greatness. Some will never achieve more than the glory of still being able to outpace their young children down the length of their block, or their backyard. But for those of you who are interested in the endeavour of sprint improvement, this is a great place to start.
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