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Develop game-breaking speed with STACK's speed workouts, designed to help you build lower-body power and shave seconds off your time. You can be born athletic, but you can train to get faster. Let STACK show you how.

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The Basketball Revolution Is Here: Train For a More Up-Tempo Game

For the Fall 2013 issue of STACK Magazine, we talked to some of basketball's best minds training today's ballers about the Basketball Revolution. ...

First-Step Quickness for Lacrosse Speed

"Hey, what's your 40 time?" If I had a nickel for every time I heard this, I swear I would be a millionaire by now. Popularized by the NFL combine, the...

The Secret to Speed: Build Your Posterior Chain

Lower body training is essential for athletic performance. Squatting, deadlifting, and other glorious leg lifting exercises yield multiple benefits...

Ask a STACK Expert: I Need to Lower My 60 Yard Dash for Baseball. How Can I Do This?

Q: Since you know more than I do about speed and agility, I have a question. I play baseball and I'm trying to get my 60 lower. Currently I'm a...

Don't Get Left Behind: 3 Keys to First-Step Quickness

Slow and steady may win the race, but coaches and scouts are looking for the hare, not the tortoise. Explosiveness is an attribute that can take e...

Sprint Faster With a Stronger Core

Sprinters are the personification of a finely-tuned machine. Each muscle has a responsibility to operate at optimal efficiency. Although genetics pl...

An Introduction to Strength Training for Runners

Just running won't help you reach your potential as a runner. Too many distance runners and sprinters limit themselves by forgoing strength training...

Slow Down to Get Faster: The A-March

No area of training is more critical to success in sports than speed. Athletes are always on the lookout for new speed drills. But to reach their ...

Summer Football Speed Training Plan

If you're a football payer who wants to build speed before August, this two-month, three-day-a-week summer football speed training program is for yo...

Why Power Development Must Come Before Speed Work

A lot of coaches think that the answers to speed are ladders, cones, and all types of technique and footwork drills. Truth is—they only help so ...

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