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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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Improve Your Footwork With Tips From the Man With the World's Fastest Feet

Watching Luis Badillo Jr. move through a speed ladder looks fake. It seems impossible that a person can move with such speed and precision that you ha...

By: Andy Haley

How to Get Faster With Mini-Hurdle Drills

Mini-hurdle drills are one of the best tools for getting faster and more explosive. That is if they're done right. Too often athletes will do mini-...

By: Andy Haley

The Sprinting Form Mistake That's Slowing You Down

Many of you aren't reaching your potential sprinting speed, and it's all because of an all too common form mistake that's actually taught by many coac...

By: Andy Haley

Why Strength Is the Missing Element in Your Speed Workouts

Why Strength is the Missing Element in Your Speed Workouts

By: Rick Scarpulla

How De'Aaron Fox Became the NBA's New Fastest Man

De'Aaron Fox is basketball's Usain Bolt. As a true freshman at the University of Kentucky last season, Fox used his blinding speed to help himself ...

By: Brandon Hall

Latest Videos in Get Faster

STACK Sports Health: How Your Foot Should Strike the Ground When Running

Learn why where your foot strikes the ground is more important than how it strikes the ground.

Treston Decoud Builds Explosion With Single-Leg Band Jumps

NFL DB Treston Decoud uses this single-leg exercise to develop explosion and speed on the football field.

Improve Your Speed and Quickness With Treston Decoud's Single-Leg Hops

Take a page from this NFL DB and his performance coach by incorporating this plyometric drill into your speed workouts.

Get Fast Feet With Treston Decoud's Speed Ladder Change-of-Direction Drill

Try to match the NFL DB's fast feet as he flies through the ladder on this key footwork and speed drill.

Challenge Your Footwork With Treston Decoud's Left-to-Right Jumps

See if you can master this difficult speed and quickness drill from the NFL DB and his performance coach J.J. McCleskey.