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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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Strength Train to Get Faster

"There are a lot of things you can do in the weight room to improve your 40 time," says trainer Scot Prohaska. He recommends the following three moves...

How to Build Fast Muscle: A Fundamental Approach

Building fast muscle does not require performing some crazy routine you've never heard of. The standards for increasing power have been well establi...

Get Faster by Slowing Down?

Power, speed and strength are over-glorified skills in the world of sports. These skills are highly valued and athletes strive to improve them, bu...

Sprinters: Improve Each Aspect of Your Speed

Having trouble shaving time off your 100- or 200-meter sprints? Try the following track workout. It will improve each component of your speed—ac...

The Football Game Speed Drill

Depending on your team's offensive spread, most football plays last between six and 10 seconds, with 25- to 35-second rest intervals between them. ...

How to Build Fast Muscle

Many athletes want to build muscle fast. However, to truly improve your performance, you need to build fast muscle. As Mike Wallace's new contrac...

Get Faster With the 30-Yard Shuttle

One of the speed drills I recommend for football players is the 30-Yard Shuttle. It's a great drill because it develops both acceleration and decele...

Ask the Experts: Will Conditioning Workouts Make Me Faster?

Q: Will conditioning workouts make me faster? A: Conditioning workouts that involve repeated sprints will leave you out of breath, but they won...

The Best Dumbbell Exercises for Getting Faster

When trying to get faster, most athletes focus solely on increasing power. There's no doubt that this is imperative; however, you cannot ignore th...

Speed Training Workout for Team Sports

If you're a team sport athlete who is working on getting faster, you could be wasting your time with your current speed program. Many team sport ath...

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