wind sprint


Definition of wind sprint

: a sprint performed as a training exercise to develop breathing capacity especially during exertion

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The rollbot won’t be winning at wind sprints anytime soon. Los Angeles Times, "This 3D-printed robot assembles itself and then rolls away," 22 Aug. 2019 Brady worked on pocket footwork and did some wind sprints. Jim Mcbride,, "Day 11: Patriots, Lions get set for preseason opener," 7 Aug. 2019 Police told the newspaper that the drills included weightlifting and wind sprints, and the team had water breaks. Jenna West,, "14-Year-Old Tampa Student Dies After Collapsing During Football Drills," 13 June 2019 Walters collapsed around 30 minutes into an outdoor practice at the school's football field that included weightlifting and wind sprints. Scottie Andrew And Saeed Ahmed, CNN, "A 14-year-old collapsed and died during football practice at a Florida high school," 12 June 2019 Robinson is laid up with an unspecified injury, consigned to spending most of IU’s football practices right now doing wind sprints and acting as an unofficial assistant to defensive line coach Mark Hagen. Zach Osterman, Indianapolis Star, "Homegrown DL Jacob Robinson ready to lead defensive charge for IU football," 31 Mar. 2018 Playbooks and take signs, grass drills and wind sprints, will come later. Bill Livingston,, "Greatness in sports can be child's play -- Bill Livingston," 26 Feb. 2018 Last June, all the wind sprints and tacking drills and jibe lessons, all the afternoon training sessions and the weekend regattas finally paid off: Fordham finished seventh at the Intercollegiate Sailing Association’s national championship. Zach Schonbrun, New York Times, "In Bridge’s Shadow, an Unlikely College Sailing Power," 20 Oct. 2017 Garrett also impressed with his humility and work ethic, staying after practice to run wind sprints to build stamina. USA TODAY, "Sacked: Browns rookie Garrett out weeks with ankle injury," 7 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of wind sprint

1948, in the meaning defined above

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