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Discussion: 5:20 pace in 8 meters?

in: matzah ball; matzah ball > 2017-01-26

Jan 26, 2017 10:09 PM # 
bill_l:
That's like 4 strides??? Doesn't seem possible to start and stop in that distance AND maintain a 5:20 pace. Sounds like a lot of strain on the hammies, knees and ankles.
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Jan 27, 2017 12:15 AM # 
matzah ball:
elite sprinters run the first 8 meters of a 100 at about 1.6 high, so why do I now get that THATS a 5:20 pace. Apparently my math mind in the midst of mini wind sprints is mush, but at least my legs are well-conditioned to straight line running and stopping. not so much to deviations from that norm.

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