Football speed training has long been one of the most controversial areas of this sport.
It has long been assumed that in order to gain speed, you had to drop bulk.
This naturally caused a big issue for many players of the sport whose positions rely on their size as well as speed.
Luckily, we now know that size and speed are not incompatible.
If you think about this, it makes a lot more sense than it might first appear.
No matter how fast you want to be, no matter what sport you are in or what position you play, your efforts at speed are supported by muscles throughout your body.
One of the most critical aspects of speed is a strong and solid core.
Naturally, most football players already have a powerful core!
They just need to know how to put this into practice in such a way that they are able to realize their top speed.
Football Speed Training 101
Football players have an even greater need for football speed training than some other athletes because they may be called upon to run further than others.
There are different kinds of speeds, and there are different kinds of training for all of them.
Weight training is not your enemy when it comes to football speed, because you will need a higher level of endurance.
As any football player knows, though, you almost never get to run a straight line …
That’s why any plan to increase your speed in football should also include intensive efforts to become great at putting on lateral speed.
You can do this through any number of different speed training obstacle courses using cones, tires, and other methods.
Of course, you can set up a great obstacle course in your own back yard as long as you know the proper balance of sprint to moderate speed, how many laps to do, and so on.
But if you want to get the most out of your training, especially in Downers Grove, Illinois where standards for athletes are always going higher, you want to get in touch with the athlete training team at Core 1 Inc.
To Getting You “FASTER”
Jim and The CORE1 Crew