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For elite athletes, a proper speed training program should improve the skills and attributes associated with running—proper mechanics, sprinting technique, top-end speed, acceleration, agility, multidirectional movement and speed endurance—as well as for events such as the 40-Yard Dash. Find the information you need to improve every aspect of your speed, including advice on workouts, exercises and drills from the nation's top coaches and elite athletes.

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This Simple Drill Will Help You Improve Your 40-Yard Dash Time in a Hurry

The 40-Yard Dash is a staple of football testing. From the NFL Combine all the way down to youth football, the event is used to gauge a player's ra...

How to Build Baseball Agility That Actually Transfers to the Field

Almost everywhere you look, coaches are creating strength and conditioning programs to improve strength, body composition, muscle hypertrophy, power a...

7 Tips to Sprint Safely and be a More Resilient Runner

It does not matter how talented you are or how hard you work—if you're constantly nursing injuries, you'll never reach your potential as a runner. T...

Try These Challenging Cone Drills to Boost Your Speed and Agility

Comfortable spring temperatures are ideal for athletes to exercise in the great outdoors after spending the winter months training inside gyms. Bes...

How Los Angeles Rams Receiver Josh Reynolds Builds His Elite Acceleration

The Los Angeles Rams are all in on winning a Super Bowl. After finishing 11-5 last year, the team has made a number of high-profile signings this o...

The 4 Steps You Must Complete Before You Can Seriously Improve Your Speed

It is interesting how instantaneous everything is in our current society. If you want a burger, just pull up GrubHub. Need internet? It's only a click...

An Olympic Sprinter Reveals Why Relaxation Is Essential to Sprint Speed

When people think about how to run faster, they think of getting in the weight room to get stronger or putting on some spikes and blazing down the tr...

Reebok's Latest Innovation Could Change Athletic Footwear Forever

For decades, footwear innovation has revolved around materials. What can be put inside a shoe that will help people run faster, jump higher and tra...

Stop on a Dime: 3 Exercises for Efficient Deceleration

What is deceleration? Slowing down, cutting or stopping completely: all three actions are examples of deceleration. For being such a crucial skill,...

The Costly Speed Training Mistake Slowing Down Young Athletes

Now more than ever, sports reward speed. No matter the sport or the age of the athlete, the faster and more explosive players will not only get more o...

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