Get Faster with High-Speed Treadmill Training
Improvements in sprinting speed have been manipulated through the use of various techniques and unique instruments over many decades. The high speed...
Running Down the Dream: Hard Work and Dedication Propel Prep Star to MLB Draft
As cliché as it might sound, consistency and a strong work ethic are truly the ingredients of success. Want proof? Look no further than Tyler Phillips. Phillips—a 6-foot-5, 195-pound pitcher [...]
Resisted Sprints: Use the Right Weight to Get Faster
Resisted sprint training - using a sled, parachute, or belt for example – can be an excellent training method for making you faster. The benefits of...
Preventing ACL Injuries in Soccer Players
Soccer is an incredibly fast and dynamic game. Players are constantly sprinting, decelerating and changing direction to make plays on the pitch. All this movement can place serious stress on [...]
Developing Soccer-Specific Speed
Soccer players must develop all aspects of speed to be successful on the pitch. Max velocity sprints may be the most obvious form of speed, but soccer is mostly played [...]
Fine-Tuning Soccer Sprint Speed
Since sprints in soccer are typically under 40 yards, do you really need to bother with developing your max velocity mechanics? After all, the research from track says most 100-meter [...]
What Is Fast in Soccer?
Everyone knows sprinting is an important part of soccer, but it doesn’t take an English Premier League coach to see that quickness, agility and change of direction are equally important [...]
Meet Tomorrow’s U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Goalies
Amanda Dennis and Hillary Beall have a lot in common. Both are goalies in the U.S. National Soccer Team system. Dennis plays on the U-18 team, Beall the U-17 squad. [...]
Michael Bamiro’s Big Breakthrough
After spending a year on the Philadelphia Eagles’ practice squad, Michael Bamiro found himself without a job when he was cut in August 2014. The 6-foot-8, 340-pound offensive lineman was [...]
Get Faster to Pitch Harder
When I was in college I was told as many others were as well, to run distances for leg strength. Now many pitching coaches will say that running...