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Speed Drill of the Day: Get a Quicker First Step with Pause Squats

One of the most important traits of an athlete is his or her first-step quickness and acceleration. How fast can you explode out of a static posit...

Feed for Speed: 5 Foods and Supplements That Make You Faster

There are no real shortcuts if you want to get faster—you have to work hard and a dedicate yourself to training the right way. That said, there ...

Uncatchable: The 3 Exercise Speed Workout from Football's Fastest Man

J.J. Nelson might be the fastest man in football. A receiver out of UAB who was recently drafted by the Arizona Cardinals, Nelson ran a blazing 4....

Supreme Speed: 6 Training Tips from Football's Fastest Man

The game of football is faster than ever. As offenses have powered  up and more emphasis has been placed on spreading defenses, the difference be...

Todd Durkin's 5 Drills for Faster Sprints

Sprinting will make you faster, but it will only take you so far. To make substantial speed improvements, you need to develop every aspect of your str...

The 10 Best Speed Exercises for Athletes

Improving speed should be a goal of every athlete. No matter what sport you play, being faster than your opponent can be the difference between winning...

Sprinter Workout for Explosive Acceleration

Top sprinting speed might be flashier, but it's your start that sets you up for success during a race. To improve this critical component of a race,...

Run Faster By Jumping Higher

The real secret to running faster is not found on the track. If you really want to hit top speed, max out your jump. Although it may seem counterint...

Fight Counter-Rotation With Rodney Martin

Did you know that when you run, the surface of the track releases energy that can affect your performance? It's called counter-rotation, and it happen...

Acceleration and Deceleration with Cornell Lacrosse

  Lacrosse combines speed and agility, so try integrating both components into your workout by using drills that require acceleration and decelerat...

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