Learn how to change speed in the middle of the run for better speed control. These exercises are called In and Out sprints.
Learn how to use a harness and a partner for an explosive run with assisted sprint (tow sprint) drills.
Learn how to start runs from a sitting or laying down position. These Get Ups Drills are great for sprinters to use at track practice.
Learn how to use different types of jumping exercises (plyometrics) to maximize your muscle speed.
Learn how to practice going from slow to fast with perfect technique. Try these Turn-on drills for your track team's next practice.
Learn how to train your arms to help you accelerate you runs on the track.
Whether you're in track, football, soccer, or a marathon runner, this HowTo video is sure to help you out. Learn how to use proper techniques for speed and acceleration so you can run faster. Increase your agility and coordination to accelerate your speed to the max with Coach Scott Phelps.
Learn how to strength train your body for specific speed movements.
Learn some recovery drills that help develop explosive movements in your legs. By remembering to concentrate on downward motion as well as upward motion, you will increase your speed even more.
Justin Gatlin the Olympic 100m champion deomonstrates his sprinting tips. Focus on the race rather than the other runners. Make sure you're relaxed in the drive and transition phase. Race a 100m sprint.
Jeremy Wariner, the Olympic 400m champ gives his tips. This is essentially a long sprint. Stay focused at the start and block out the crowd and other athletes. Go out hard and look for the person in the lane in front.
Jo Ankier is one of Britain's top steeplechasers, and she shows you her technique for this grueling race. The 3,000m steeplechase is seven-and-a-half laps of endurance running, with four hurdles and a water jump on every lap. There are three key areas to work on - Endurance, hurdling technique and mental toughness. Run the steeplechase.
Jade Johnson has risen from virtual obscurity to become Britain's number one long jumper. She domonstrates how to jump further. Make sure you warm up properly - it's vital to make sure you perform to your best and lower the risk of getting injured. Increase your run-up speed as you approach the board - but remember to stay in control. Don't forget your arms! Keep them under control - whatever they do, your legs will follow. Jump further in the long jump.
Great Britain's Mark Lewis-Francis reveals what it takes to be a better sprinter. Key elements are the techniques in the blocks, and once you're off, make sure not to hunch your shoulders. Sprint faster.