American Football International

5 offseason workouts to increase speed and strength

Every player looks to improve speed and quickness, and the offseason is a great time to do so.

“I hear from coaches about speed on almost a daily basis – training requests like ‘I want my kids to shoot down the field and catch guys from behind,’ ‘My kids need to be way faster for this league,’ and ‘Our team needs to learn how to sprint with better form,’ ” Ben Boudro, of at Xceleration Sports in Auburn Hills, Mich., told

Many athletes spend hours running sprint after sprint to get faster, but there are more creative ways to increase speed in the weight room and keep workouts fresh and challenging.

Boudro shared five weight room exercises that high school athletes can do to increase speed and overall strength, including a combination of exercises to improve on-field speed.

Read the original article from USA Football by Sara Perez

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