I’m a novice lifter. If you’re looking for advice this isn’t the source you want. I post this stuff just to try on get some feed back on it.
I’ve been doing Maximum Strength. So far I’ve seen some good gains. I hope they keep coming. I move weights slow though. I want to be strong so I can run fast. I just didn’t know that being strong is worthless unless you can convert it into power. I’m going to do sled pulls on the energy workout days for max strength. In high school 4 years ago my best time was a 4.78 40 yd dash. That doing football specific training 5 days a week and being about 35 lbs lighter. I timed a 40yd dash and a 10yd dash today. I ran a 5.1 40yd and a 1.7 10yd. The 10 yd dash is crap. They’re only accurate timed by laser. That’s pathetic by any collegiate or professional sport standard, but not too bad for an average guy that’s been riding the couch for the past 4 years.
Ultimately I want to help my buddies get faster because they are hardcore into soccer. I’m going to do tire drags for 4 weeks and see where it gets me. That might be too soon to see a change in sprint speed, but results from thing you never do are usually faster and more noticable. I’ve never pulled a sled in my life.