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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...

Why Most Sprint Drills Don't Make You Faster (And What to Do Instead)

When we think of speed training, what comes to mind? Quite often, it's about sprint drills and honing our running form. Speed ladders. Cone drills....

The 'Squatty Run': The Weird Drill That Changes How You Sprint for the Better

"Run tall!" It's one of the most ubiquitous cues in sprinting, a go-to line for many coaches who think their athletes can run faster. Yet it often ...

This Is the Single Most Important Part of Speed Training—And You're Probably Not Doing It

The strength numbers swelled. The vertical jumps ascended. The body compositions leaned out and muscled up. But for nearly 40 years, Mike Boyle's athl...

Why Michael Thomas Has Been 'Training Like a Sprinter' This Offseason

Michael Thomas is a weapon. From the moment he entered the NFL in 2016, the New Orleans Saints star has decimated defenses. He became the fastest p...

Christian McCaffrey Looks Like the Incredible Hulk in Viral Photo

On Tuesday, the Carolina Panthers Twitter account shared a photo of All-Pro running back Christian McCaffrey that lit the internet ablaze. See if y...

3 Common Sprinting Tips That Actually Make You Slower

Have you ever wondered why, despite trying common sprinting improvement techniques (such as lifting your knees), you're not really getting any faster?...

Why Your Sprint Intervals Are Probably Way Too Long

Sprint intervals are freaking awesome. This type of exercise refers to short bursts of maximum-effort exercise sprinkled between longer intervals o...

Not Getting Faster? Your 'Speed Training' Might Actually Be Conditioning Work

There's a track near my place where high school soccer and hockey players train in the summer. A typical "speed workout" I witness often goes like thi...

Former Olympic Sprinter Reveals How Your Arm Action Is Slowing You Down

The most important thing I've learned about speed is that you run on your legs with your arms. Your legs are the muscles that get you to where you ...

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