How John Ross Shaved .31 Seconds Off His 40-Yard Dash in 6 Weeks

Click here to get the latest on all pro leagues and tryout information! Sign up, get scouted and start your pro career By: Andy Haley Wide receiver John Ross accomplished the nearly impossible when he broke Chris Johnson’s 40-Yard Dash record … Continue reading


 

Get Faster With This 4-Exercise Circuit Technique

Click here to get the latest on all pro leagues and tryout information! Sign up, get scouted and start your pro career By:  Michael Zweifel The French Contrast has grown in popularity in recent years, mainly due to the work … Continue reading


 

3 Strength Training Methods to Help You Reach Your Speed Potential

Click here to get the latest on all pro leagues and tryout information! Sign up, get scouted and start your pro career By: Michael Zweifel One of the most frequent question coaches get is, “Can I get faster?” The short answer … Continue reading


 

How to Supercharge Your Speed With Resistance Bands

By: PJ Nestler Speed development remains the most requested and sought after goal for athletes of all ages. But can we really develop speed in athletes, or is Usain Bolt just blessed and the rest of us doomed? World class speed … Continue reading


 

Defensive Back Drills to Improve Your Footwork

By: Joseph Potts – Joseph Potts, CSCS, is director of sports performance training at TopSpeed Strength & Conditioning (Kansas City), where he oversees athletes training for multiple sports. Great defensive backs constantly practice their footwork. They know that speed and strength … Continue reading


 

3 Rules Every Good Speed Training Plan Must Follow

In sports, speed kills. Having breakaway speed when getting out of the hole can be the difference between a three-yard rush and a 45-yard run for a touchdown. Game-changing plays in sports nearly always occur at maximum velocities and require … Continue reading

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How Squats Benefits Your Athletic Performance

By: Josh Williams – Josh Williams is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA. He is a coach at Spurling Training Systems in Kennebunk, Maine.    The Squat is an exercise that we all know develops strong legs. Powerlifters have … Continue reading


 

Football Players: Run a Faster 40-Yard Dash with This 2-Week Strategy

By: Andy Haley – Andy Haley is the Performance Director at STACK. A certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS), he received his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Miami… The 40-Yard Dash is an opportunity to show off your speed. On testing … Continue reading


 

The 5 Elements of a Successful Speed Training Program

By: Andy Haley – Andy Haley is an Associate Content Director at STACK Media. A certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS), he received his bachelor’s degree in exercise science… You may be fast, but are you really reaching your true speed potential? … Continue reading

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Improve Your Football 40 Time During the Season

Football offers a long season of wear and tear. Yet in this day and age, there is no off-season, and every day presents a new opportunity to improve. This includes increasing speed year-round, both for the 40-Yard Dash and overall … Continue reading