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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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3 Form Fixes to Help You Sprint Faster

How Fast Are You? Have you ever been taught how to run, Correctly? Did you know over 50% of athletes run with BAD form? These questions are very...

New Video May Prove Texas Tech Wideout Jakeem Grant Legitimately Ran a 4.12 40-Yard Dash

When news broke that Texas Tech wide receiver Jakeem Grant ran a 4.12 40-Yard Dash at his Pro Day last week, many people scoffed, and understandably...

A Small-School Prospect Just Shattered Chris Johnson's 40-Yard Dash Record With a 4.19 at an NFL Regional Combine

photo via CumberlandsPatriots.com Wendall Williams might be the fastest NFL prospect ever. Williams, a wide receiver out of the University of t...

Perform the Oscillating Split Squat to Sprint Faster

The oscillating split squat is a big time weapon in athletic speed development. If athletes want to get faster, they often utilize movements like...

In Defense of the Speed Ladder

The ladder, along with other "foot" quickness type tools, is a source of heated debate within the S&C community. Many claim the ladder to be the holy...

Iowa's Kicker Ran a Faster 40-Yard Dash Than 10 Wide Receivers and Most Quarterbacks at the NFL Combine

There's a reason you don't see many kickers at the NFL Combine. It's because teams don't really need to see how fast a kicker is, or how how many re...

WATCH: 271-Pound Defensive Lineman Charles Tapper Breaks NFL Combine Record With a 4.59 40-Yard Dash

Photo via NFL Network Measuring 6-foot-3 and 271 pounds, former Oklahoma defensive lineman Charles Tapper is a big dude. For a prospect of his ...

Why Strength Training For Triathletes Is So Important

Athletes often specialize in one sport and use another for cross training. Runners might cycle, cyclists might run, swimmers might lift weights. But...

Develop Game-Breaking Speed With Resisted Speed Training

Training for Acceleration There are a variety of drills that can be used to reinforce proper mechanics and emphasize the drive phase (acceleration...

Develop Explosive Basketball Speed With This Simple Drill

The use of resistance sprinting, specifically weight sled training, is a valid tool for improving acceleration in all sports; however, how it is used...

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