40-Yard Dash

One of the most important drills in the NFL Combine is the 40-Yard Dash. Just ask any college football player hoping to make the leap to the NFL. STACK's team of experts have developed can't-fail techniques on how to shave precious seconds off your time. From the perfect starting stance to routines designed to improve your speed, STACK's got you covered on all things 40.

Latest in 40-Yard Dash

6-Exercise Strength Workout to Speed Up Your 40-Yard Dash

What's your 40? this is a wildly popular question among scholastic aged athletes today. Speed is made up of two components stride frequency and stride...

By: Shawn Balow

The Training Behind Braxton Miller's Jaw-Dropping Spin Move

If there were any doubt about whether former Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller could make an impact at his new hybrid H-back/wide receiver positio...

By: Jordan Zirm

Football Players: Run a Faster 40-Yard Dash with This 2-Week Strategy

The 40-Yard Dash is an opportunity to show off your speed. On testing day before the start of football camp, you need to be ready to unleash your fast...

By: Andy Haley

I Ran the 40-Yard Dash at the NFL Combine and Sucked at It

It's Wednesday, and I'm standing in the middle of Lucas Oil Field, the cathedral-esque home of the Indianapolis Colts. In the coming days, hundred...

By: Jordan Zirm

Mythcrusher: Does a Fast 40-Yard Dash Predict NFL Success?

The 40-Yard Dash is widely considered the most important drill at the NFL Combine. Many believe that running a blazing-fast 40 makes an athlete mo...

By: Kalana Greene

Latest Videos in 40-Yard Dash

Eastbay Path to the Pros Episode 3: Speed Training

Chip Smith Performance Systems produces some of the fastest 40-Yard Dash athletes at the NFL Combine each year. This year, Smith's athletes look to shave valuable time off their sprint to improve their potential of being drafted to the NFL.

STACK Fitness Weekly: 3 Drills for a Faster 40-Yard Dash

In this episode of STACK Fitness Weekly, coach Mark Roozen shows you three drills to help you run a faster 40-Yard Dash.

Michael Johnson Performance Series: The 40-Yard Dash Drive Phase

In this episode of the Michael Johnson Performance Series, former Olympic Gold medal sprinter Michael Johnson demonstrates the proper technique for a perfect 40-Yard Dash drive phase.

Velocity NFL Combine Training: Bulgarian Split Squat

For enhanced acceleration for the 40-Yard Dash and other speed events, Velocity's 2011 NFL Combine athletes perform a Bulgarian Split Squat with coaching by Ken Vick, director of high performance at Velocity.

Velocity NFL Combine Training: Hill Run-Explosive Start Combo

To apply maximum force into the ground, Velocity's 2011 NFL Combine athletes perform Hill Runs followed by Explosive Starts, with coaching by Ken Vick, director of high performance at Velocity.