Incline interval sprints are excellent for developing power in the hamstrings and glutes, a relative weakness for athletes who overemphasize their quads in training.
Additional benefits of incline training include improvements in aerobic power, speed, and metabolic recovery time.
Incline training also prevents overstriding, which makes it safer than flat ground sprinting for athletes with less than ideal sprint mechanics.
Finally, interval training is time efficient. You can get a great workout in 20 minutes. [Read more…]