3 X-Factors That Will Drop Your 40 Time by an Average of Two-Tenths

3 X-Factors That Will Drop Your 40 Time by an Average of Two-Tenths

Everyone wants to get faster – that’s no secret. The faster athletes are usually the most successful. But how did they get that fast? If we follow the Inverted-U Theory, about 2% of people are naturally born with incredible speed while another 2% are born without a fast bone in their body. No matter what you do with these athletes they will NEVER be “fast” or remotely close. Then there are roughly 14% of people with above or below average…

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7 Exercises You Should Never Do Again

7 Exercises You Should Never Do Again

When attempting to increase your strength, speed, and agility by lifting weights, are there some exercises your should avoid? Read on and learn of 7 exercises experts are saying to stay away from. BY ANTHONY J. YEUNG While the weight room is very important to improving your strength, balance speed, and agility, It only takes one injury and all your hard work will have to wait while your recover. To help keep your safe, progressing, and becoming bigger, faster and…

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Coaches Misuse of Speed & Agility Training

Coaches Misuse of Speed & Agility Training

Strength And Conditioning Coaches Often Overlook Movement Drills By Jim Kielbaso The most important step in improving your speed is proper technique. Read this article by Jim Kielbaso and start your quest to improving your speed. For more instructional help click here thespeedencyclopedia.com A lot of people in this field call themselves Strength & Conditioning Coaches. I don’t have a problem with the “Strength” part of the title, but the “Conditioning” part could use a little work. As a former…

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GHB Pro Agility Ladder Review, a Must Have Speed Improving Equipment

GHB Pro Agility Ladder Review, a Must Have Speed Improving Equipment

Product Review: GHB Pro Agility Ladder Price: $12.99 Cheapest Place to Buy: Amazon Length: 20 feet My Rating: 9 out of 10 GHB Pro Agility Ladder Product Overview Agility ladders are great for just about any sport!!  There are all types of different agility ladders on the market. So how do you know which one is best? The three things I  look for are durability, ease in setting up and taking down, and price. Using this guide the best ladder I…

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Strength Training For Runners: 5 Rules To Run Faster & Increase Endurance

Strength Training For Runners: 5 Rules To Run Faster & Increase Endurance

  If your goal is to run faster you should strength train Period! By: Jon-Erik Kawamoto, CSCS, CEP Most runners believe that in order to be better-performing and faster-running machines, they simply need to run more and hone their craft by following a well-designed running program. Well, that’s only half true. The other piece of the puzzle comes from a structured resistance-training program. Even if a runner wishes to improve her running time at the middle or long distances, training…

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RESISTANCE BANDS, THE UNKNOWN EQUIPMENT FOR INCREASING SPEED

RESISTANCE BANDS, THE UNKNOWN EQUIPMENT FOR INCREASING SPEED

SPEED WORKOUT FOR KIDS USING RESISTANCE BANDS Resistance bands are a great way for young athletes to build strength without overdoing it with weight training. Weights of been known to hinder growth potential, but resistance bands have been a good way to add core strength and stability to young athletes. During this ladder drill, we will challenge power with the resisted broad jump and footwork with a agility ladder YOUNG ATHLETES AND RESISTANCE TRAINING If you can’t get your head wrapped around…

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Inspiration Instead of Information

Inspiration Instead of Information

A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention. Herbert Simon When it comes to producing top athletes many things come into factor… time, number of players, equipment, etc… are just a few… But when it comes to improving speed, strength, quickness, and agility every coach needs to have standards or guidelines that they follow… I started this website to share with you a Speed, and Strength Program that works. It really breaks down the WHY we train for linear…

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Navy SEAL Workout Part 2

Navy SEAL Workout Part 2

6 Week Navy SEAL Workout This is it – your 6 week introduction to Navy SEAL training. See if you can complete the Navy Seal Workout, le As we’ve stated throughout this article, the purpose of this training program is to make you ready for any situation you’ll encounter in the real world. That means not only making you bigger, but also stronger, more powerful, more explosive, and more agile all at the same time. Essentially, this program is designed…

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Do You Have What it Takes to be a Navy Seal?

Do You Have What it Takes to be a Navy Seal?

You think you’re something special? These guys are something special!  By: Robert A. Schinetsky Most people join a gym and start working out because they want to build muscle, increase strength, and lose body fat. Essentially, they train to look good naked. They’re not overly concerned with performance, so long as they can look the part. Navy SEALs take a different approach to their training. Their sole focus is maximizing performance, increasing stamina and, dominating any obstacle that dare cross…

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