SportSpecific.com

Background

Ryan Lee, MS, CSCS is the founder of SportSpecific.com, the world's largest encyclopedia of sports performance enhancement. Ryan is an expert in strength and conditioning, and has successfully training over 30,000 athletes in person and through his website.

SportSpecific.com features over 4,000 pages of speed, agility, strength and power programs for every sport. Plus you can have a professional strength coach create a personalized program for you - guaranteed to get you in the best shape of your life.

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Articles

  • Workout For Improving Your 40-Yard Dash Time!

    Obviously, improving your 40-yard dash is one of the best things you can do to improve your performance in almost any sport. The workout program below will help you get faster in record time!

  • Flexibility For Swimming!

    Before you dive in and start counting laps, remember that just because swimming doesn't involve any impact on the joints, that doesn't mean joint flexibility is not important.

  • Build Incredible Bat Speed For Baseball & Softball!

    No one knows more about improving bat speed than Bob Alejo (former strength and conditioning coach of the Oakland A's and now the Personal Conditioning Coach of NY Yankee's Jason Giambi). Learn how Bob gets his athletes to have a blazing fast swing!

  • Strength & Conditioning For American Football!

    Year-round strength and conditioning is now a must for any football team that aspires to a high level of performance. This article is an introduction to to the most important principles of an annual strength and conditioning program.

  • High Intensity Conditioning For Maximum Performance!

    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.

  • How To Intensify Your Workouts!

    In a perfect strength training universe, everybody would work hard. However, this is not the perfect strength training universe. Learn how to bump up your intensity!

  • How To Improve Your Kicking Power!

    Kicking is a rapidly performed explosive movement, and to get better at doing it, we need to utilize rapid, explosive movements. I will explain some of these exercises in as much detail as possible.

  • The Right Way To Train For Boxing!

    An in depth look at how to get into top shape for boxing, complete with sample conditioning workouts and how to incorporate these workouts into the training gym!

  • Summer Conditioning For Rugby Players!

    A gradual build up over the summer months enables fitness gains to be made without so much pain and with less injury. Check out these awesome conditioning tips for rugby players.

  • The Right Way To Train For Boxing!

    An in depth look at how to get into top shape for boxing, complete with sample conditioning workouts and how to incorporate these workouts into the training gym!

  • Ice Or Heat For Faster Healing?

    One question many athletes ask when they get injured, is which is the best to use, ice or heat? To answer that question we must first look at the physiology behind the healing process.

  • 6 Ways To Improve Your Foot Speed!

    Discover the secrets world class sprinters have known for years - they key to foot speed is dorsi and plantar flexion. These 6 drills will definitely improve your foot speed!

  • The Truth About Plyometrics.

    In part I of this ongoing series, Juan answers all of your questions about the benefits of plyometrics and how it can help you on the field! It has been my experience that plyometric training is one of the most requested forms of training by athletes.

  • Core Training For Martial Artists.

    By Alwyn Cosgrove - In short, what would lie at the core of a martial arts training article? And here we are, CORE training for martial arts. Check out this awesome four-week abdominal strength training program for martial artists.

  • Wrestling Quickness & Power Drills.

    Here is a case study of a wrestler who wanted to improve power out of the bottom position and to improve quickness off the whistle and the opponent's movements. This program is designed to work on your reaction time and defensive power ...

  • Soccer Speed Training.

    Soccer can be a tough sport to train for. Soccer athletes must have not only an endurance base, but also the ability to sprint at full speed for short distances. Try these programs and drills to improve your speed and agility!