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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How Justin Gatlin Saved His Career By Building The World's Most Efficient Sprinting Form

The year is 2010. Justin Gatlin, six years removed from winning the Olympic gold medal in the 100-meter Dash, is a shell of his former self. He's f...

Justin Gatlin Reveals the No. 1 Sprinting Mistake Slowing Down Young Athletes

Father Time can't catch Justin Gatlin. The 35-year-old American sprinter may be one of the oldest athletes in his sport, but he's still chasing dow...

3 Form Tips to Increase Your Top-End Speed

While acceleration gets the most loving when it comes to team sports, top-end sprinting is arguably just as important. If you watch a game, many of the...

Improve Your Quickness With Perfect 'Step and Cut' Technique

The "Step and Cut" is an essential speed skill that you must master if you have any hope of leaving your opponents in the dust on the field. The...

We Tested JAWKU Speed, a Wearable Designed to Make Athletes Faster

Athletes already know they're active. It's why devices that simply track the number of steps taken or stairs climbed in a day might not be all that...

6 Types of Exercises That Will Help You Get Faster

There's a saying in sports that speed kills. It kills anyone who doesn't have it. This holds true for any athletic event, whether its sprinting in a...

Why Arm Drive Drills for Speed Training Aren't That Important

Many athletes and coaches tend to think that arm drive is the magic solution to sprint faster. It's not, although it does provide a strong secondary...

How to Improve Athleticism With Sand Workouts

Sand training can be a powerful training modality for enhancing performance when used correctly. Sand plyomtetrics and jump training has been show to...

How John Ross Shaved .31 Seconds Off His 40-Yard Dash in 6 Weeks

  Wide receiver John Ross accomplished the nearly impossible when he broke Chris Johnson's 40-Yard Dash record time of 4.24 seconds with a lightn...

4 Proven Ways to Get Faster

Most athletes want to get faster. Speed means you can get to the ball quicker, outrun opponents, and potentially have a huge impact on the outcome of...

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