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Prowler Technique?

So today I did bit of a deload and I pushed the prowler with 25% of my usual weight.

I concentrated on making long marching strides and landed my foot flat on the ground with every stride. This really felt good on my ankles, as I have a dorsiflexion issue with one of my feet. Gave it a good stretch and got the blood pumping through my sore and overworked legs.

Anyway, it got me thinking, is this how I am meant to push the prowler normally?
When I usually push the prowler, I push it as hard and fast as I can and usually remain on the balls of my feet. Should i be landing my strides with a flat foot on the ground?


Pretty much the whole point of the prowler is that it’s low technique/high effort. There’s no real “right” way to push it: just make sure you get to the point where you hate your life and don’t think you can do any more. Then do 1 more round.


@T3hPwnisher: Thanks mate. Thats how I usually use the prowler.

Today was the first time I used it for deload/recovery purposes, and I was amazed. My ankles, knees, hips and whole body in general felt like a million bucks afterwards.


Depends why you’re pushing the prowler. If it’s for deload purposes, sounds like that works fine.

If it’s for conditioning, this

Would be the biggest indicator that I hadn’t used it properly, because I feel like I’m going to throw up, suffocate, and maybe cry a little after sets of prowler sprints.

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