Speed Training Articles

Bursting through the the line, beating the defense down the court or going from first to third on a routine single comes from being fast. And no athlete is ever satisfied with their current speed. Get faster with speed training workouts from elite athletes in all the major sports, and discover secrets and techniques that can improve your footwork or your athletic ability to shave precious seconds off of your timeā€”no matter what sport you play.

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Are You Training Hard Enough? Answer These 4 Questions to Find Out

One of my biggest fears is that I am wasting time. I hate the idea that what I'm doing at a given moment is not driving me closer to my goals. E...

4 Speed Sled Drills for Young Athletes

The speed sled is a great tool that can help athletes improve their speed, power and overall athletic ability. Even young athletes can benefit from...

How Los Angeles Rams Receiver Josh Reynolds Builds His Elite Acceleration

The Los Angeles Rams are all in on winning a Super Bowl. After finishing 11-5 last year, the team has made a number of high-profile signings this o...

The 4 Steps You Must Complete Before You Can Seriously Improve Your Speed

It is interesting how instantaneous everything is in our current society. If you want a burger, just pull up GrubHub. Need internet? It's only a click...

The Costly Speed Training Mistake Slowing Down Young Athletes

Now more than ever, sports reward speed. No matter the sport or the age of the athlete, the faster and more explosive players will not only get more o...

Jump Higher and Run Faster With These 5 Trap Bar Exercises

Wanting to jump higher and run faster are probably two of the reasons you stepped into the weight room in the first place. The great thing is that we ...

Improve These 3 Physical Skills to Sprint Faster

We've all heard it before…Speed Kills. Every athlete is concerned about how fast they are and what they have to do to get "faster". Yet speed skills and...

Build Strength and Speed With Weight Vest Workouts

Weight vests are an underrated training tool for strength and speed. Wearing a vest automatically makes an exercise or drill more difficult by increas...

4 Keys to Speed Training (Plus a 4-Day Workout Plan)

Speed training is important for athletes of all ages and all sports. Speed is also a major focus on athletic assessment, so it can be used to determine...

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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