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PG the PT – Speed ladders won’t make you faster

In his column in this week’s Gaelic Life, Pauric Grimes explains why Speed ladders won’t increase your leg speed.

“Speed ladders will only ingrain movement that helps you perform the specific actions required for the speed ladder exercises you are doing.

“Making a conscious effort to transfer movements you practice on the speed ladder to in-game situations on the field is nearly impossible if not ill-advised.

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“For me ladders are useful for warming up, but not for constant use as a tool to become faster.”

He goes on to explain how you can actually improve your speed.

Read how in the current issue of Gaelic Life

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