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4 benefits of resistance bands training

Resistance bands are used by some of the top athletes in the world. They can also be used by athletes of all ages, whether you’re just starting to train or you’ve been training for years. This demonstrates their versatility as a training tool and should give you confidence that you can use them regardless of what ability level you are at. Resistance bands also come in all shapes and sizes. From mini bands to leg resistance bands to bungee resistance bands, resistance bands can help you improve as an athlete. They can play a crucial role in your progression, and, when combined with a quality strength training program, will give you the edge you’re looking to go out and dominate your sport.   So, why...

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The 15 Best Speed Training Exercises for Athletes

Speed is important in almost every sport and with the right speed training exercises as part of a complete speed training program athletes can make dramatic improvements. When I was in high school I worked with a speed training coach each summer and got down to the 4.5s range for a hand-timed 40-yard dash, something that helped me tremendously on the football field. During those summers we worked on acceleration as well as top-end speed with a variety of training methods - Band resisted sprints, various starts, overspeed training, and more. In this article you’re going to learn about the best speed training exercises and drills that you can include in your program to improve your top-end speed and acceleration, taking...

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