For elite athletes, a proper speed training program should improve the skills and attributes associated with running—proper mechanics, sprinting technique, top-end speed, acceleration, agility, multidirectional movement and speed endurance—as well as for events such as the 40-Yard Dash. Find the information you need to improve every aspect of your speed, including advice on workouts, exercises and drills from the nation's top coaches and elite athletes.
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