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Speed rewards athletes with full-ride scholarships and big-time paydays. Some are born with it; others have to earn it. Use these tips to get there faster!
Strength and speed are both essential, but the real key to performance lies in combining the two. Learn the 7 principles of power.
Everybody has more than one fitness goal, but not everybody knows how to go after more than one goal at a time. Here's the perfect program that utilizes multiple rep schemes so you can build power, size, and strength at once!
NFL scouts love speed. Recent speed increases have changed the way football is played. Get with the times, blaze through the 3-cone drill and finish ahead of the rest.
Prominent fitness magazine cover models and athletes Kendall Wood and Obi Obadike share their secrets for improving athletic performance, choosing the right supps to win, and staying ripped all year long.
What is the best workout to increase speed and agility? Here are some great workouts and drills from our forum members to help improve performance. Get opinions about what sports require the most and least amount of speed...
How can an athlete increase their overall speed for short distances? Get the details and exercises on increasing hand speed, foot/leg speed and techniques to get the overall increase. Try them out!
Fitness And Nutrition Radio Podcast! Hear interviews with the top minds in the fitness industry, as well as special topics by distinguished Dave DePew. Fitness and nutrition insights aplenty!
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Today we have a great interview with Jim Wendler of Elite Fitness System. He will be sharing with you what he knows about posterior chain training and how it will make you faster. Check it out.
The efficiency of a cat with the explosiveness of a bolt of lighting. This is what you want in sports. Read on to learn more about reactive (plyometric) ability...
What are the best techniques to improve your skills for your sport? Find out what other people from the message boards think...
What is the best way to improve your balance? Find out what other people from the message boards think...
The quickest way for most people to boost up their attributes is, you guessed it, increase their ability to bend their knees and apply force! Improve your strength with the squat. Get more here!
The 40 Yard Dash - The first thing is the starting position. I will focus this article on the shin and leg angles at the start. Get the details right here.
One of the best single leg exercises I use is the Grasso Lunge. It develops speed, strength, agility and much more. Read on.
Improving the athlete's 40-yard dash time in a matter of minutes is possible. Here are some steps to improve your sprint time.
When it comes to cutting you up and promoting a nutrient-partitioning milieu conducive to building and maintaining a lean, muscular physique, sprinting simply cannot be beat. A simple look at competitive athletics demonstrates this pretty clearly.
Once again this week was full of amazing responses. We at Bodybuilding.com truly enjoy seeing all of the effort put in to the forum and how beneficial they can be to everyone that reads them. Keep up the great work and congratulations to all the winners!
There are many components in the development of speed and many ways to train for speed. Some of the main principles are put together in this article.
Every college coach, NFL coach, and high school coach understands that speed kills. Today the focus is on speed for football training. More information regarding this can be found below including a bio on the founder of the company.
To fully understand the relationship between absolute speed, and their relationship to the demonstrations of speed, as we see in sport, it helps to view the body as 2 separate systems. Learn about these seperate systems below.
Recently I trained a group of 7 athletes for speed development - specifically a 40 yard dash, I improved thier times by implying the 90 degree myth. Find out what it is and how it can help you become faster.
In my previous article, I improved the time on three athletes that ran the 40 yard dash. In this article, we will go into more detail about the 90 degree myth and how to improve your speed!
Find out how to get stronger, faster and bigger for your sport in this new column...
It can go with out saying that whatever your sport, improved reaction time & response time a.k.a. reflex speed will be vital. Learn how to improve your reflexes...
Here are detailed directions on how Coach Glass coaches the Gators to have better agility and quicker feet.
Many factors contribute to an individual's ability to exhibit external force. Learn all about them!
To improve movement, each coach and/or athlete must have a firm understanding of the function of the kinetic chain and its relationship and interaction with ground reaction forces and momentum...
In this article I'll give you some of the top proven exercises for both speed and vertical jump improvement...
Three components affect your maximal speed: Stride Frequency, Stride Length, and Anaerobic Endurance. Here's a quick look at all three & how they work together.
I am often asked of my own grueling training demands and how my athletes and have developed extreme physical abilities. The answer comes easily in the guarded wording of balance. Learn why...
Lets take a look at what powerlifting can do for your speed and strength training. Learn the facts from Dr. Squat!
Would you believe that a bodybuilder/powerlifter can run a marathon? Don't ask me how, but I did it! Don't be surprised, I will tell you in details how I did it, and it will be up to you to decide whether or not you would want to compete in such event.
Proper sprint mechanics will lead to better conditioning and cause less injury.
Has balance training become in vogue and the new rave? From physical therapy to the hottest glamour gym, fitness enthusiasts everywhere are jumping on the wobbling, jostling, and teetering balance training bandwagon. Learn why and how you can improve your balance and much more...
Sprinting is a very difficult combination of aggression, relaxation, technique, and efficiency. Champion sprinter Tom Green shows you his full training program!
Try this brand new high-intensity conditioning program guaranteed to get you into the best shape, regardless of the sport you play! The program includes sample treadmill and bike programs with exact speed, heart rate zones and resistance.
Follow this workout to improve your 40-yard dash. You'll find complete drills, plyometrics and even a speed conditioning plan here!
The Denver Broncos speed and endurance program was developed by the Denver Broncos strength staff to help improve our overall team speed. This is the explanation of the Rich Tuten's Denver Bronco Speed and endurance program exactly as it appears in their players training manual.
The forty yard dash is tested in almost all sports now. Whatever your sport the mechanic remain the same. Here are some key pointers to lowering your time.
This article is going to give you some insight on speed and power training to enhance you 40 yard time.
Coach Clay has designed these seven conditioning drills to help prepare athletes for game day. They will help improve speed, agility, and endurance so that on game day you are ready to preform at full capacity.
Discover the secrets world class sprinters have known for years - they key to foot speed is dorsi and planter flexion. These 6 drills will definitely improve your foot speed!
One benefit that we tend to over look with GPP is motor skill development. In a recent training session with a high-level hockey player, I noticed something that Coach Davies has been stressing since day one: GPP is great for developing motor skills.
Everyone wants to perform better and become a winner, but are these same individuals and teams willing to put in the work? Here are more drills that you can do to really improve your skills on the court.
To really improve their game, athletes must train with a specific plan. The training programs that bodybuilders follow will provide very little results. Once again, the principle of specificity is the golden rule.
What does a basketball player need to be working on to improve their performance? I will review some of my favorite drills in different areas of physical preparation.
After studying athletes for many years it really relates to life. In order to create ideas you must flood the brain with lots of relevant information about the sport or subject. The idea is to give the brain a lot of information relative to volleyball only, and to use as its needed during play. Learn why.
Training for quickness is not the same as training for absolute speed. Quickness relies heavily on immediate movement reactions. Think of quickness as the first phase of speed. Learn how to get quicker!
By: Zepplin. The approach to strength training in which athletes take into the weight room is drastically different from which is taken in bodybuilding. Learn why and how to make your routine more athletic!
For many years coaches and athletes have sought to improve power in order to enhance performance. Learn why and how it can help YOU!
Core conditioning is a more integrated and complete approach to abdominal training. The purpose of this column is to educate softball coaches on sports training as it applies to the sport of softball.
When practices start, literally thousands of coaches will employ their system of talent evaluation. In 99% of the camps around the country, the forty-yard dash will be one of the most widely used tests.
Running or jogging is a great way to burn calories (approximately 100 calories for every mile ran), really works the cardio system, tones and shapes the legs and if your run uphill, attack those glutes too. Learn how to make a healthier YOU!
One of the many great benefits to a Renegade-style of training is that it can be very flexible and adapted to fit a coach's needs. Learn how it will help YOU!
If you are new and haven't heard yet, one of Coach Davies' many drills for increasing proprioception and agility includes tumbling. I have written several articles in the past that specifically detail a safe and effective tumbling progression that will increase your skills and kinesthetic awareness.
The defensive back position, at any level of football, requires a vast array of skills and an advanced level of athleticism in order to dominate the opposition.
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From the time this program begins, you will obtain new lifting goals by the end of the program. While most collegiate programs are based on maintenance, ours will be based on GAINING! Full workout program for strength, speed, flexibility and more!
What I am going to present in this article is unlike any training system that I am aware of -- it is in complete opposition to what our intuition tells and to what we have been conditioned to think about speed and strength training.
What can you do to improve your speed? Will weight training HURT your quickness?
The soft sand absorbs 100% of the force applied into it, and throws back a very small percentage of the force to you. Check out this full sand training program for speed!
Incorporating Olympic lifts into your workout and their hybrid movements are a great place to start your dynamic mobility.
Which would you rather have, a big bench press and a great forty time or a RING on your finger? Learn how to get it!
Lose Fat & Promote Strength And Muscle!*