Michael Johnson Performance

Michael Johnson Performance is a leader in athletic development and improvement. Founded by world record holder and 13-time World and Olympic champion, Michael Johnson, MJP operates training centers around the world and trains athletes of all ages and all sports through proven, effective programs designed to improve speed, strength, power, agility and conditioning.

Latest in Michael Johnson Performance

12 Insane Physical Tests U.S. Olympians Must Undergo

I will not be participating in this year's Summer Olympics. Shocker, I know. But that doesn't mean I can't train like an Olympian. Nike's Limitl...

By: Brandon Hall

Find Your Weaknesses in Just 10 Minutes With The Functional Movement Screen

No athlete is perfect. There's always something to improve upon, something to fine-tune, something to optimize. Knowing those things is essential t...

By: Brandon Hall

Four-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Johnson Reveals the Most Freakish Athlete He's Ever Trained

Michael Johnson is one the greatest athletes the world has ever seen. The sprinter dominated the track and field scene throughout the 1990s, captu...

By: Brandon Hall

Sprinting Tips from Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Johnson

One thing that might be slowing you down is your sprinting technique. We see it all the time. Athletes don't learn the fundamentals early on in their...

By: Andy Haley

Michael Johnson's Guide to a Faster 40

The 40-Yard Dash is the ultimate measure of explosive speed—which is why many football coaches put such a high value on it when scouting players. Bu...

By: Andy Haley

Latest Videos in Michael Johnson Performance

Build Strength and Explosion With Ndamukong Suh

Under the tutelage of Lance Walker, director of performance at Michael Johnson Performance, Ndamukong Suh performs a Strength and Explosion Combo of Heavy Shrugs, Rack Deadlifts, Hang Cleans and Non-Countermovement Box Jumps.

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.

Ndamukong Suh's Lower-Body Auxiliary Lifts

Ndamukong Suh finishes a grueling training session with Lance Walker at Michael Johnson Performance by supersetting Single-Leg Phsyioball Hamstring Curls with Rear-Foot-Elevated Split Squats to increase hip flexibility and glute/hamstring strength.

Ndamukong Suh Snatch Pull

Top NFL Draft pick Ndamukong Suh improves explosion by performing Snatch Pulls with light weight and incredible bar speed. Lance Walker, director of performance at Michael Johnson Performance, explains why he performs them after Heavy Squats.

Stronger Legs and Core With Ndamukong Suh

Future NFL star Ndamukong Suh performs a Volume Combo consisting of Valslide Reverse Cable Lunges and Hanging Knee Raises to increase his leg and core strength.