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How Contrast Training Can Create More Explosive Soccer Players

Speed training for soccer players is more than flying through sprint drills. It is more than strapping on parachutes. It is more than ladder dri...

Why Learning How to Stick Your Jumps is a Critical Part of Jump Training

This article is part 2 of a four-part series on programming and progressing jump training for field sport athletes. Part one is here. You want to b...

Are Bad Landing Mechanics Slowly Breaking Down Your Body?

In the world of sports performance, we're obsessed with force production. How much force can our muscles produce, and how fast can they do it? J...

Contrast Training 101: Every Athlete Should Know This Technique

What if I told you that you could become stronger, more explosive and leaner, all while spending less time at the gym than you currently do? Would ...

Build Full-Body Strength and Endurance With This Track Workout

Ready for this outdoor track workout? This workout is definitely one that is going to test you mentally. On the bright side, you won't be doing too much...

How to Build a Plyo Workout for Beginners

We live in an age of YouTube, and athletes are trying to do too much too soon .Especially when it comes to plyometrics for beginners. Instead of...

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...

Marques Colston Reveals 3 Ways to Get a Coach's Attention at a Football Camp or Combine

Football camps and combines can be a tad intimidating. Every player wants to perform well enough to stand out from the crowd and get noticed by col...

Get Faster With 2 Essential Plyometric Exercises

Speed kills. And the ability to produce force at an incredibly fast rate is the key to athletics. Besides sprinting, plyometrics (specifically jumping),...

Watch UConn DB Obi Melifonwu Hit a Ridiculous 11'9" in the Broad Jump at the NFL Combine

There's something in the water at UConn, because for the second straight year, one of their defensive backs has absolutely obliterated the Broad Jump ...

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