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Dear High School Football Players: No, You Don't Run a 4.4 40

Every football player covets a fast 40-Yard Dash time. A blazing 40 can gain the attention of coaches and scouts, and it looks downright impressive....

All of the Football Positions, Explained

As in other team sports like soccer and baseball, football requires players to play distinct positions. Players in each position have different re...

3 Reasons Distance Runners Shouldn't Skip Strength Training

Distance runners often intuitively feel that the only way to improve running performance is to increase mileage and run more. Although this approac...

How to Breathe While Running

For most new runners, controlling your breathing will be one of the first big obstacles to tackle. One of the main reasons for this—we don't prac...

The Football Route Tree, Explained

In football, passing plays center on the routes run by the receivers. If either the quarterback or the receivers don't know the routes for a given...

The 20-Minute 'No Excuses' Navy SEAL Bodyweight Workout

Don't have time to work out? Lack access to equipment, machines or the right gym? You will not get a pass from Brad McLeod, a former Navy SEAL who'...

7 Tips to Sprint Safely and be a More Resilient Runner

It does not matter how talented you are or how hard you work—if you're constantly nursing injuries, you'll never reach your potential as a runner. T...

Desiree Linden Becomes the First American Woman to Win the Boston Marathon Since 1985

On a 38-degree, rainy, windy and all-around pretty gross day in Boston on Monday, Desiree Linden became the first American woman to win the Boston...

4 Football Conditioning Drills That Work

One football tradition that will never die is good old fashioned team rivalries. But America's favorite sport has evolved. It is a faster, more explos...

3 Ways to Develop Fast-Twitch Muscles

So you want to be as strong as the Hulk, as fast as Flash, and as awesome as Superman. The secret to unlocking your superhuman potential may just lie...

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