Speed training - the most essential skill for any sport. Whatever the sport, speed is what sets rising stars apart from the rest of the competition. No longer a trait that some have and others want, speed is what makes the difference between first-string starter and a bench-warming backup. Speed-training techniques represent the latest trends in exercise science and knowing what it takes to be fast is the quickest way to get off the bench and into the starting lineup. Anatomy for Strength and Fitness Training for Speed takes an in-depth and illustrated look at the most necessary of athletic skills and shows you not only how to achieve greater bursts of speed but also its' effects as you push yourself to outpace the competition. This work helps you: gain the edge over the opposition; get the ultimate inside look at what happens to your body during speed-training, along with plyometric and agility exercises, general lower-body and core development, and stretching activities - each accompanied by a four-color illustration highlighting which muscles are being worked and how; focus on Primal Pattern[registered] Movement and gain improvement for precise and effective results; develop a year-round custom conditioning program perfect for your needs and goals; and, increase and maintain speed in any sport with the help of 90 full-color anatomical illustrations detailing engaged muscles. If you have the need for speed, then Anatomy of Strength and Fitness Training for Speed gives you everything you need to know to utilize and sustain speed the smart way.