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The Workout: Hill Runs

Are you looking for a way to lift your speed, strength and agility to a higher level? Then why not take a page out of Matt Forte's playbook and raise the intensity -- literally -- by adding hill runs to your existing fitness program.

As Forte recently told ESPN The Magazine's Alyssa Roenigk, hitting a steep slope near his Chicago-area home three times a week has helped the Bears' star running back return to top form following knee surgery two years ago. "I noticed a difference immediately," he tells The Mag. "I had a better burst and outran defenders." More »