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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 ...

Improve Your Footwork With Tips From the Man With the World's Fastest Feet

Watching Luis Badillo Jr. move through a speed ladder looks fake. It seems impossible that a person can move with such speed and precision that you ha...

Inside The High School Workouts That Forged Myles Garrett's Greatness

You can say Myles Garrett's talents are entirely God-given. You can believe his incredibly chiseled physique is purely genetic. You can assume that if...

8 Drills For Building NFL-Style Speed and Explosiveness

Speed kills. Perhaps this fact is no more apparent than in football. A football field is only 100 yards long and 53.33 yards wide. The faster a pla...

5 Basketball Footwork Drills

Good footwork and agility are keys to success on the court. To be effective on both offense and defense, you need the ability to change direction whil...

9 Instagram Athletic Freaks You Need to Follow Immediately

Instagram is filled with amazing people. Crazy, insane, amazing people. A number of individuals have built massive Instagram followings, almost...

Improve Your Agility With 4 Speed Ladder Drills

You can be the fastest athlete in the world, but unless you're Usain Bolt, all that speed won't do you much good if you can't stop and change directio...

In Defense of the Speed Ladder

The ladder, along with other "foot" quickness type tools, is a source of heated debate within the S&C community. Many claim the ladder to be the holy...

The New Way to (Maybe) Get an NFL Tryout

Monte Gaddis and Joe Anderson are not all that different. Both played football for Division I FCS schools in college, Gaddis at Towson, Anderson a...

Football Summer Training Guide

Football summer training program by Todd Durkin, owner of Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego and trainer to Drew Brees, LaDainian Tomlinson, Darren Sprol...

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