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You can sprint safely if you have prepared your body for the stress of sprinting, and you apply a sub-maximal approach to sprint training.
Calf muscle strains are common and can lead to a significant time spent injured. A calf training program that includes jump rope, high-rep calf raises and heavy calf raises helps prevent running-related calf injuries.
Eccentric hamstring training is a proven method to reduce hamstring injury while running fast.
Healthy adults can sprint safely if they build a strong aerobic and strength base, strengthen their hamstring and calf muscles, and apply a sub-maximal approach to sprint training.
Sprinting increases endurance, speed, strength, agility, explosive power, bone density and time to exhaustion. It also reduces the chance of premature death.