Does Balance Training Improve Speed?
In the world of sports, speed is king. Athletes, parents, coaches, and trainers always ask me if different forms of balance training create noticeable improvements in running speed. And rightfully [...]
Sprint Training for Children
The idiom, ‘Sprinters are born, marathoners are made,’ assumes that the major factor in sprinting is genetics. That is accurate if your goal is to become a world-class sprinter. However, [...]
Understanding Sprint Mechanics
In this article, you are going to hear a revolutionary idea that goes against the face of the industry and will "almost" completely and effectively rebuttal anything you have heard [...]
5 Exercises to Boost Your Speed
In order to be a successful athlete, you need to be fast. That's why we've put together a list of 5 exercises to improve your speed. These exercises are simple [...]
New Strength Training Methods to Boost Cross Country Performance
No longer is running for distance seen as a way to improve your 5K or 10K. Today, coaches and trainers use sprinting, speed, power, and explosive plyometric movements to boost [...]
How the Aerobic System Supports and Boosts Anaerobic Training
Aerobic training is so often pushed aside for high intense anaerobic workouts. The idea that just training anaerobically will develop the aerobic system is only somewhat true. Your anaerobic system [...]
Get in Shape for Your Season With This 12-Week Conditioning Plan
The conditioning workouts below should be completed after a speed and lifting session or just a speed session with lifting on another day.
5 Keys to Lacrosse Speed Training
Of all of the major sports in this country, none move at the quickness and in as many directions as Lacrosse. While basketball is similar, the movements...
How to Get Faster With Resisted Sprint Variations
Resisted sprints are used pretty extensively by strength and conditioning coaches to improve the first step explosiveness, acceleration, and maximum...
How to Use Speed Ladders the Correct Way
If you randomly approach any anaerobic sports teams within the US, chances are you can say the words "icky shuffle" or "wideout" and more than a few...