Great article, with graphics, on how to build sprinting speed, which matters even if you are not a runner. Building sprinting speed is just another way of saying these are ways to make your legs and hips stronger, and there is literally no reason not to do that. You’ll have better balance, move with greater grace and power, and endure the travails of daily live (such as shoveling snow and playing with your kids) with much less effort. Like I say, “there is no such thing as unhealthy muscle.”

Why sprint? To dominate your sport. Faster athletes are better athletes. Not an athlete? Sprints are still important. If you want to achieve blazing speed you’ll have to make deliberate choices in the gym with your exercise selection. Here’s what will make you faster.