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For elite athletes, a proper speed training program should improve the skills and attributes associated with running—proper mechanics, sprinting technique, top-end speed, acceleration, agility, multidirectional movement and speed endurance—as well as for events such as the 40-Yard Dash. Find the information you need to improve every aspect of your speed, including advice on workouts, exercises and drills from the nation's top coaches and elite athletes.

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How to Warm Up for Speed Training

The warm-up is important for speed training. It prevents injuries by gradually increasing the intensity of the exercise and by making your tissues more...

5 Resisted Speed Training Methods That Will Increase Your Top Speed

Resisted speed training methods are often employed as ways to increase acceleration and maximal velocity. Athletes are always looking to improve their...

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...

Sprint Drills For Improved Speed and Conditioning

Whether you're an athlete training to improve performance on the field or someone looking to get into good shape for health reasons, sprints are widely...

5 Epic Sled Exercises That Build Faster, Stronger Athletes

In part #1 you became familiar with 5 sled training exercises and may have learned precisely why this method is so beneficial for an athlete looking to...

Improve Your Arm Swing for Faster Sprints

"The devil is in the details." Your greatest improvements are going to come from the little things you do in preparation. When it comes to sprinting,...

WATCH: Josh Gordon Hits Lightspeed on Self-Powered Treadmill

The longer the NFL goes without making a decision on Josh Gordon's reinstatement, the more skeptical we become that he'll actually be playing footba...

3 Simple Drills That Improve Acceleration

In every sprinting event in track and field, there are four main phases: the start, acceleration, maximal velocity, and deceleration. If we were to...

Check Out Cleveland Indians Star Francisco Lindor Getting In Some Early Morning Agility Training In Under Armour's Latest Commercial

If you aren't hip to Francisco Lindor yet, trust me, you will be soon. The Cleveland Indians' eighth overall pick in 2011 was finally called up to t...

WATCH: J.J. Watt Shows Off His Post-Surgery Progress by Jumping Onto a Massive Box

All-Pro Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is back in the gym and showing everyone that his recent "groin" surgery is a thing of the past. The s...

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