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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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4 Speed Sled Drills for Young Athletes

The speed sled is a great tool that can help athletes improve their speed, power and overall athletic ability. Even young athletes can benefit from...

How to Build Real Soccer Agility

The most common question I get from soccer parents and coaches is how to improve agility on the pitch. After all, soccer is a game of multi-directi...

Why Playing Tag Is an Awesome Way for Youth Athletes to Build Speed, Agility and Awareness

Developing speed and agility in young athletes doesn't have to be complicated. While there are enormous amounts of drills and exercises designed to...

Why Quality Over Quantity Is the Secret to Building Speed

Legend has it that Kobe Bryant made upward of 1,000 shots per day during his offseason. There are NFL receivers who brag about how many balls they ...

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...

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