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Why Every Football Lineman Should Also Throw Shot Put

Fifteen offensive linemen were named to the 2017 Associated Press All-America teams. Eleven of them threw shot put in high school. This is no me...

The Gauntlet: How This 'Magic' Testing Method Pumps Out Sprinting PRs

PRs are fun. Setting a new PR while sprinting through a tunnel of your rowdy, exuberant teammates? That's really fun. Tony Holler, head track...

How Dialing in His Mechanics Helped Christian McCaffrey Supercharge His Speed

Speed kills. Christian McCaffrey is living proof. McCaffrey's production has taken a quantum leap forward this season, an extraordinary feat when y...

Nick Chubb's High School Track Photos Look Photoshopped

Nick Chubb runs like a wild stallion. The Cleveland Browns running back possesses an amazing blend of speed and power that makes him very difficult...

The Most Powerful Form of Punishment for Athletes

In the world of high school sports, losses are often blamed on a lack of effort, hustle and toughness. Tony Holler thinks that's mostly B.S. Hol...

High School Track Phenom Matthew Boling Pulls Off Insane 4x400 Comeback

Matthew Boling might be the most entertaining athlete in track and field today. In April, Boling, a senior at Strake Jesuit (Houston, Texas), clock...

Feed the Cats: How to Help Track Athletes Stop Hating Their Sport and Start Running Faster Than Ever

I ran track in middle school, high school and college. I hated most of it.   High-volume workouts battered my body and crushed my spirit. We n...

Chad Johnson on Coaching His Middle School Track Star Daughter: 'You are a Child, Have Fun'

Cha'iel Johnson might be the fastest middle schooler in America. The 13-year-old track star from Miami, Florida has won three consecutive gold meda...

Why Hall of Fame Running Back Terrell Davis Hates Youth Sports Specialization

Long before Terrell Davis was a Hall of Fame running back, he was a multi-sport youth athlete. "In my neighborhood, we competed in everything. Bask...

The Exercise That Helped Allyson Felix Become a High School Track Superstar

Allyson Felix got really fast, really quick. Felix didn't start running track until she was a ninth grader at Los Angeles Baptist High School (Nort...

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