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Don't Trash Your Speed Ladder: How to Get the Most Out of This Much-Maligned Training Tool

There have been several instances in my career when I learned that things I did as an athlete growing up were not as effective as I thought they were ...

6 Types of Exercises That Will Help You Get Faster

There's a saying in sports that speed kills. It kills anyone who doesn't have it. This holds true for any athletic event, whether its sprinting in a...

The Ultimate Football Warm-Up

A gym full of the NFL's top talent sweats around trainer Todd Durkin. To the right, a Super Bowl MVP drives his knee into the air as he skips acros...

Train Like an NFL Player This Off-Season

What does it take to play in the NFL? A lot of hard work ,dedication , talent and a desire to always get better. The Super Bowl ends one season and...

Why This Speed Training Tool Doesn't Work

Snake oil is defined as a product, policy, etc. of little real worth or value that is promoted as the solution to a problem. Many years ago fake...

4 Soccer Agility Drills to Improve Quickness and Dribbling

Since hosting the 1994 World Cup, the United States has seen a meteoric rise in the popularity of soccer. Over the last 21 years, the number of high...

Todd Durkin's 5 Exercises to Increase Your Agility

Linear speed gets all the attention. Both athletes and coaches focus intently on top-end speed, whereas athletes in the majority of sports spend m...

Get Faster and More Nimble With 10 Agility Ladder Drills

10 Agility Ladder Drills for Enhancing Quickness and Mobility in Your SportBy Jim Carpentier, CSCS Sports coaches and recruiters prize "quick on their...

Training Aids for Baseball Speed and Agility

During baseball season, batting practice and fielding ground balls may take precedence during practice, but you still need to make time for speed an...

Edge Out the Competition: Agility Ladder Footwork Drills

Gain an edge on your competition in just 15 minutes. How you approach your training says a lot about who you are as an athlete. The most dedicated ...

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