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gazh1983
04-03-2011, 05:40 PM
There's bound to be guys here who've dont it, how did you find it?

Bosshogg300
04-03-2011, 05:53 PM
when i use to do it i did varying distances on a football field, starting at the 10 yard line and working my way to the 50 or i would pick a certain distance and prymaid the weight, but it depends on what your goal is to mine at the time was geared towards football

gazh1983
04-03-2011, 05:57 PM
Of course sorry I should have said it's for GPP, geared toward PL.

Th what degree did you find it helped your football and thanks for the reply btw.

theBarzeen
04-03-2011, 07:08 PM
I really like using prowler pushes and sled drags for recovery after a heavy squat day........ squat/pull on Sat, sled work on Sunday and I feel better on Monday.

We also do them as part of our conditioning, in a super-set with a few other things.... usually kettlebell tosses and tire flips, or farmers walk, sandbag squats...etc.... then finishing with a 70 yard sprint with a push sled.......

Bosshogg300
04-03-2011, 07:47 PM
it helped alot with leg drive, explosiveness , also speed. But it really helped with my endurance running the ball 20 plus times a game and kicking off along with punting, and i use to do them in college aswell for football in the off season, you really cant go wrong with them

Tom Mutaffis
04-04-2011, 09:14 AM
I think that sled dragging/pulling is great for conditioning (GPP).

How you work the sled training into your program depends on your current template, but it can be performed on 'recovery' days or at the end of your workouts.

ScottYard
04-04-2011, 10:30 AM
When i was 17 i typed in powerlifting and elite poped up. They only sold like 10 things at the time and that was the one i could afford lol

gazh1983
04-04-2011, 09:42 PM
When i was 17 i typed in powerlifting and elite poped up. They only sold like 10 things at the time and that was the one i could afford lol

lol yeah they are relativley cheap compare with the other hardware on there, I will get one soon. Just have to persuade my local sports centre/gym to lend me 20kg plate for half hr while I sled outside on the field lol

IronDiggy
04-05-2011, 09:52 AM
I'm going to pickup my sled after work today. Hopefully buy a few plates to stack on it. What is a good starting point for weights and what is overkill? Am I overdoing it if I go out and slap 8 - 45's on a sled and pull it around? or am I better off going lighter and work on sprints?

Majik
04-05-2011, 10:57 AM
I totally recommend sled work. Since I started into using a prowler more often, I have just felt better on overall. I use them as GPP at the end of my workouts.

Ermantroudt
04-05-2011, 01:04 PM
I have pulled the sled for time (20 minutes) or for 300 foot trips-the key is keep the sled for changing the way you walk. I have also used the sled for upper body work too, but for much shorter trips, say around 200 feet.

IronDiggy
04-05-2011, 10:38 PM
http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/206335_10150525034535144_723845143_17667962_2746716_n.jpg

Look how new and pretty she is. I can't wait to go out this weekend for some fun.

LanceGoyke
04-07-2011, 09:21 PM
I'm going to pickup my sled after work today. Hopefully buy a few plates to stack on it. What is a good starting point for weights and what is overkill? Am I overdoing it if I go out and slap 8 - 45's on a sled and pull it around? or am I better off going lighter and work on sprints?

Heavier walking/sprinting for shorter distances hands down. Longer sprints train an energy system that isn't used in powerlifting. It just fatigues you more.

Go for 8 seconds, rest for a minute, then repeat until you start to feel a burn or until you slow down. You can be out there forever.

LanceGoyke
04-07-2011, 09:22 PM
http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/206335_10150525034535144_723845143_17667962_2746716_n.jpg

Look how new and pretty she is. I can't wait to go out this weekend for some fun.

The thing looks awesome, by the way.