19-Time National Championship Coach Pete Magill Trains Leg Speed for Athletes in All Sports

SpeedRunner Offers Quicker Acceleration, Agility, and Higher Max Velocity in 4 Weeks

Boulder, CO, USA — May 8, 2018 — In the all-new SpeedRunner, celebrated running coach Pete Magill creates a 4-week training program to develop speed for athletes in any sport that involves running. By adding the carefully designedSpeedRunner program to any sports training program, athletes will notice improved speed in a matter of weeks. SpeedRunner: 4 Weeks to Your Fastest Leg Speed in Any Sport is now available in bookstores, running shops, and online. Preview the book atvelopress.com/speedrunner.

SpeedRunner by Pete Magill

In every sport that includes running, the difference between the best and the rest is tenths of a second. In most team sports like football, soccer, basketball, and baseball, leg speed is crucial to making plays and outmaneuvering opponents. In running sports like track, cross-country, and triathlon, simple leg speed makes champions. By targeting the neuromuscular system and strengthening muscle and connective tissue, Magill’s SpeedRunner program builds speed, strength, agility, coordination, balance, proprioception, and explosive power so athletes can excel. Each week involves focused sessions with exercises and drills that develop specific speed skills. All plans include prop or no-prop options so any athlete or team can use the equipment and locations accessible to them. Magill also offers speed-only training and supplemental sessions to further hone top-end speed, core musculature, and whole-body strength. The SpeedRunner plans balance training volume and intensity with recovery to ensure rapid, injury-free gains.

Magill developed his SpeedRunner program over decades of experience coaching athletes of all ages from short sprints to the marathon. He’s led his running club to two dozen USATF National Masters Championships. As a 5-time USA Masters Cross Country Runner of the Year and multiple American and world age-group record holder himself, Magill is proof that his training methods are effective. This June, Magill will launch his SpeedRunner combines to help athletes of all ages learn and test his science-based, experience-tested methods.

SpeedRunner: 4 Weeks to Your Fastest Leg Speed in any Sport
Pete Magill
Paperback. Full-color interior and photographs throughout.
7.5″ x 9.8125″, 288 pp., $24.95, 9781937715786


Pete Magill is a running coach, accomplished athlete, and contributor to Runner’s World, Competitor, and formerly to Running Times. Pete is currently a coach with Southern California’s Cal Coast Track Club and California Triathlon Club, and he is the author of Build Your Running Body and The Born Again Runner.

VeloPress is the leading publisher of books about endurance sports. Focused on cycling, triathlon, running, and swimming, VeloPress books help athletes achieve their goals of going faster and farther. VeloPress authors are top experts in their fields and their clearly illustrated books help athletes develop the knowledge, fitness, and skills to meet any challenge.

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