Improving Speed and Explosiveness

There is old but common adage in sports – speed kills! Every coach has said at one time or another,...

3 Optimal Devices for Running Speed Improvement

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS   There will most likely never be a magic pill or potion that miraculously...

Deceleration Training with Variable Resistance: Importance for Sports Performance & Injury Reduction

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS   An automobile with no brakes is literally an accident waiting to happen. This...

Cord-Loaded Deadlifts using The Trak-X™ System

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS   The Deadlift  is one of the most implemented weight lifting movements for improving...

Lateral Training for Improving Forward Sprinting Velocity

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS The running motion predominantly occurs in the sagittal plane, which is the plane in...

Using a Circuit Training Approach for Improving Strength, Speed, and Agility at the High School Level

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS The phrase ‘circuit training’ is not new to the exercise industry and has been...

Speed Development Using Resistance Cords

By Dan Hutchison, MS, ATC, CSCS The training applications for running speed development have taken on a number of different...