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For elite athletes, a proper speed training program should improve the skills and attributes associated with running—proper mechanics, sprinting technique, top-end speed, acceleration, agility, multidirectional movement and speed endurance—as well as for events such as the 40-Yard Dash. Find the information you need to improve every aspect of your speed, including advice on workouts, exercises and drills from the nation's top coaches and elite athletes.

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Develop Your Speed Potential

Watch This! Carlin Isles. Olympic Dream Olympic dreams, the NFL, professional sprinting, Carlin walked away from all of them for the love of...

How the Force-Velocity Curve Relates to Sports Performance

Most strength and conditioning professionals are familiar with the physical representation of the inverse relationship between both force and velocity...

4 Unique Core Exercises to Improve Sprint Speed

From a functional anatomy standpoint, the core has two primary jobs: 1) to resist unwanted movement at the trunk in all three planes 2) to link ...

The Benefits of Backward Running

For most athletes, their training includes a substantial amount of running. It's how we jog, sprint, and move from drill to drill during practice.But ...

3 Reasons Why All Athletes Should Incorporate Top Speed Sprinting

Despite its reputation as being risky and non-specific to sport, here are three reasons why non-track athletes should incorporate top speed sprinting ...

6 Truths About Getting Faster

Everyone wants to be faster. To run fast is an empowering thing. Like anything in life, it has to start with belief and be backed by thoughtful practi...

5 Ways Field Athletes Can Get Faster

Editor's Note: A version of this article by Julia Eyre was previously published by White Lion Performance. How many times have you, as an athlete...

Speed and Agility Drills That Guarantee Intensity

Sports are exciting when athletes are explosive with their speed and agility. These are the moments that make or break competitions, that birth the ri...

What is Maximal Aerobic Speed, and How Can I Increase It?

When an athlete decides they'd like to get "in shape," they often default to long, slow steady-state cardiovascular training. They get the Rocky Ba...

4 Relative Strength Standards to Improve Sprint Speed

Let's face it: if you want to be fast, you need to sprint fast—and sprint fast often. Speed is a skill after all, and like any other skill, improvem...

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