Training

Hamstring Training for Speed


Written by

By James Smith, Director of Sports Programming

The posterior chain is a hot topic among strength and speed coaches. Everyone is beginning to understand the important role it plays in speed development, but not many coaches understand how to properly train it. James Smith, Juggernaut’s Program Director, explains in the following video which muscles are most responsible for power during different phases of a sprint and how those muscles are functioning during that time. Smith also explains why a very popular posterior chain exercise, the Glute Ham Raise, isn’t the best option for sprinters or athletes’ who perform lots of sprinting during their sport. We show you a superior hamstring training option using that doesn’t require any sort of special equipment, only a table and a partner. Watch the video below to learn more.

Don’t miss out

Sign up today and receive our YouTube 250k eBook for free! Plus get all the latest and greatest Powerlifting, Weightlifting and Strength Training content, straight to your inbox.

You may also like

JTS Classic: Consolidation of Stressors
Training

JTS Classic: Consolidation of Stressors

Over the course of a training plan, as an athlete gets stronger/faster/more explosive (generally more capable of higher outputs), recovery becomes of paramount importance. Over …

Strength for Speed
Training

Strength for Speed

When it comes to training for speed, coaches and athletes alike focus their time and energy on improving many different factors.  Acceleration, top end speed, …

7 Speed Training Mistakes That Keep Athletes Slow
Training

7 Speed Training Mistakes That Keep Athletes Slow

With the click of a mouse, athletes have an arsenal of speed training videos drills and techniques to improve their athleticism at their fingertips.  As …

Hamstring Questions? We Have Answers.
Training

Hamstring Questions? We Have Answers.

Jason M. Reynolds DC, DACBSP, EMT If you were to check the Disabled List, Injured Reserve or track the injury history of any amateur or professional …

Training with Bands and Chains
Training

Training with Bands and Chains

By Team Juggernaut Bands and Chains are among the most trendy tools in the modern training toolbox. They are also in my opinion, among the most …

The Greatest Squat Article Ever!
Powerlifting

The Greatest Squat Article Ever!

The squat is the king of lifts and Team Juggernaut is home to the kings of squatting. The authors of this article have raw squatted …

Consolidation of Stressors
Training

Consolidation of Stressors

By Chad Wesley Smith Over the course of a training plan, as an athlete gets stronger/faster/more explosive (generally more capable of higher outputs), recovery becomes of …

How I Would Westside
Training

How I Would Westside

The methods used by a certain powerlifting gym in Columbus, Ohio are undoubtedly among the most popular in powerlifting and strength & conditioning today. This …

Shopping Cart
There are no products in the cart!
Subtotal
$0.00
Total
$0.00
Continue Shopping