speed training

Most of us don’t spend all that much time training to be more explosive and powerful, and we really should.
We squat, we press, we deadlift, we push, we pull—all linear movements. Rarely do we incorporate lateral movements into our training plan and yet we really should.
Want a higher peak? Then stop training only at the peak, and start developing your base.
A nuance of sprinting technique might change how you coach speed forever.
If we're not careful, the skill of developing well-crafted speed, agility, and change of direction programmes is going to become a lost art.
Master your muscle control with slow and intense movement.
Regardless of background or genetics, this program produces incredible results for any athlete who wants to get faster.
An athlete’s ability to accelerate, decelerate, and accelerate again is the name of the game.
If you want more top end speed, loaded sprints are the way to add horsepower.
“If it is hard, then it is good for them” is the recipe for a tough team that is weak and slow. We are smarter than that.
The loads were light this week, as the focus for the next two weeks is compensatory acceleration training.
Speed is highly sought after in the athletic world. So we must understand what methods are most efficient in developing it.
The need to implement plyometrics into periodized training comes from the observation that there are a number of strong athletes who fail to transfer their strength into efficient movement.
I was so impressed watching the speed skaters in Sochi that I just had to sit down and research their training methods. You'd be surprised at how much of it you can give a try.
I know reality sucks, but you need to be aware of the nonsense out there so you can implement a training program that is realistic and practical to your genetic endowment.
Most sports do not involve running fast in a straight line, but rather developing speed in a multi-directional way. Here's how you actually get faster for your sport.
Speed is a critical element of many sports and athletic disciplines. These eight articles on speed training will make you faster on the land or in water.