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stride

in gait (usually walking or running): the interval between an event of one foot (e.g. heel-strike or toe-strike) and the next occurrence of the same event of the same foot. stride length the distance between the position (e.g. heel contact) of one foot and the subsequent position of the same foot. May also include other support devices such as crutches. Should be the same for each foot as long as movement is in a straight line (i.e. not in a curve). Usually measured in metres. stride rate the number of strides per minute.

stride

body movement during two successive steps (see step)
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If the front side is slow and does not start forward until the arm is prepared to deliver the ball, the pitcher should be able to take a large stride that will take him closer to the target upon release.
Shane had put his stick down two strides before the line, causing the Channel 4 pundits to wax ill-informed lyrical about a defeat that looked snatched from the jaws of victory.
I began to realize that energy created from stride leg was only relevant if it was properly timed.
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This gives the sprinter a relaxed rehearsal of the Flying 30 while working on the desired stride length.
The extra muscle forces it produces translates into more powerful running strides.
Also, stride length increases with speed, which may be the reason for underestimation at faster walking speeds.
300 with power and practically no stride to speak of.
ReliaTech makes the work of the Stride Center - training low-income adults to become computer technicians - real to the students who intern there, and also provides them a great example of what this work is really like.
In each of the three conditions, a runner's stride frequency was similar to that of the previous cycling cadence.
A 10-stride approach will enable the athlete to run five strides in a straight line and five strides in an arc.
It stretches your hamstrings, makes your stride wider and will help you become faster.