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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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Kirk Cousins Somehow Chased Down Aqib Talib After an Interception

At the NFL Combine in 2012, quarterback Kirk Cousins ran a 4.93-second 40-Yard Dash—respectable, but not exactly a blazing time. Four years prior, c...

4 Speed Training Myths That Are Slowing You Down

Speed training is one of the most butchered types of performance training. Old-school methods and strategies that aren't supported by science are still...

How This Type of Weightlifting Will Make You Sprint Faster

Force-Vector training takes into account each exercise's direction of resistance. For sports performance, force vector training is a beneficial strategy...

Cornerback Footwork Drills with All-Pro Chris Harris Jr.

Chris Harris Jr. hasn't always been a dominant defender. To earn his Pro Bowl nods, All-Pro honors and Super Bowl win, Harris persevered through adver...

How to Supercharge Your Speed With Resistance Bands

Super Charge your SPEED Training with Banded Resistance Key Points Bands provide resistance throughout the full range of motion Training through...

The Optimal Warm-Up for Sprinting and Speed Drills

When it comes to sprinting fast, having a focused speed training warmup that activates the proper muscles and grooves the correct motor patterns is...

Learn to Sprint Faster With Variable Bounding

When it comes to improving explosive sprint and posterior chain power, bounding is one of the top movements on the list of training options. The only...

Fix 3 Common Acceleration Mistakes to Get Faster

Sport speed is all about being able to accelerate as quickly as possible, the first few steps an athlete takes will often dictate whether or not they...

Cristiano Ronaldo Is Working With 'King Feet of Miami' to Become Even Quicker

Cristiano Ronaldo is arguably one of the best soccer players to ever play the game. Though it seems the 31-year-old has perfected all aspects of the g...

Make More Efficient Cuts and Direction Changes With This Simple Form Tip

If you're a college wide receiver looking for a way to gain more separation on your routes or just a middle school athlete simply looking to move faster...

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