Explosive workouts for runners include exercises that enhance strength, power, and speed in order to improve athletic performance. You can use different types of movements, tempos, and rep ranges to increase either speed or power or both in order to get an advantage in your chosen sport or just an extra boost in your overall athleticism.

10 Explosive Speed Exercises

  • Jump Squats
  • Jump Lunges
  • Lateral Bounds
  • A skip
  • Reverse Lunge Knee Drive
  • Tuck Jumps
  • High Knees
  • Heel Flicks
  • Kneeling Jumps
  • Calf Jumps

Benefits of Doing Speed Exercises

  • Increases the body’s endurance
  • Increases bone strength and density
  • Strengthens injured prone muscles
  • Increases range of motion
  • Improves flexibility
  • Prevents injuries

Also Read: Standing Marches – A Basic Warm Up Routine Exercise

Speed-Increasing Exercises with The O’Coach App

If you are a runner try adding speed-increasing exercises with the O’Coach app to prevent injuries, improve athletic performance and increase your running speed.

O’Coach custom workout app helps you manage your custom workout to perform before and after your running. Especially for those who are beginners in running, it makes it easy for them to do their custom exercises in their daily routine.

Full Plan Details
Jump Squats
30 sec
Jump Lunges
30 sec
10 sec
Lateral Bounds
30 sec
A skips
30 sec
10 sec
Reverse Lunge
Knee Drive
30 sec
Tuck Jumps
30 sec
10 sec
High Knees
30 sec
Heel Flicks
30 sec
10 sec
Kneeling Jumps
30 sec
Calf Jumps
30 sec
10 sec

Explosive Speed Exercises
Download the O’Coach App to perform speed-increasing exercises

Download the 100% free O’Coach custom workout app to perform your daily 2-5 mins workout with the O’Coach app.

  • You can also create your own custom workout routine according to your need and preferences.
  • You can add reminder schedules for your exercises based on your convenience and requirements.
  • You can create a small community with your friends and supporting family members to keep you motivated and ensure progress.

Try adding these exercises with the help of O’Coach app.

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