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Speed Drill of the Day: Build Fast-Twitch Muscle Fibers with the Broad Jump

Fast-twitch muscle fibers are essential for athletes. The ability to perform a movement quickly and explosively is a key to success during those s...

Speed Drill of the Day: Reach Your Top Speed Faster with Scramble Ups

Don't stand straight up—it's one of the most important instructions about starting a sprint. Standing up at the beginning of a sprint, or when y...

Speed Drill of the Day: Build Multi-Directional Speed with the Box Drill

Straight-line speed is important, but unless you're concerned only about your 40-Yard Dash time, the ability to move fast in multiple directions i...

Speed Drill of the Day: Improve Your Playmaking Ability with the Med Ball Push to Sprint

One of the hardest things for an athlete to develop is first-step speed and acceleration. However, these attributes are crucial to success in almo...

Speed Drill of the Day: Develop Full-Body Power with this Simple Med Ball Exercise

One of the quickest ways to improve your athletic performance is to work on your triple extension, the ability to simultaneously extend your hips,...

5 Stretches That Can Instantly Make You Faster

Most people approach speed training with the mindset that they've got to run, run and run some more to get faster. Although on-field sprints and d...

Speed Drill of the Day: Become a Better Athlete with the Bulgarian Split-Squat

When you're playing a sport, many of the athletic movements you perform are done off one leg. That's why your training should include a number of ...

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...

King of the Hill: 5 Hill Run Exercises to Supercharge Your Speed

The weather's heating up and you're no longer confined to training in a dank, dark weight room or a musty indoor track. One great way to take adva...

Speed Drill of the Day: Get a Quicker First Step with Pause Squats

One of the most important traits of an athlete is his or her first-step quickness and acceleration. How fast can you explode out of a static posit...

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