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

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Justin Gatlin Ran a 4.25 40-Yard Dash in Sneakers at a 2008 CFL Tryout

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Latest Videos in 40-Yard Dash

Path to the Pros 2016: Mastering the 40-Yard Dash

The NFL's top Draft prospects learn all of the secrets to acing the NFL Combine's biggest test, the 40-Yard Dash, through improved technique, flexibility and power.

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.