Sports performance training is the physical and mental process of working toward specific athletic, performance or fitness goals through a regimented program. Research shows that to significantly improve sports performance, overall athleticism and physical ability, athletes must complete training sessions in addition to playing their sport. Training refers to the workouts, exercises and drills they perform outside of organized practices to improve their Strength, Speed, Conditioning and Flexibility, as well to rehab and prevent injury. Well-rounded programs also include Sports Psychology training. Maximize your sports performance with advice from today's top coaches and elite athletes.
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Carli Lloyd, a midfielder for the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, performs the Dumbbell Single-Leg RDL and Single-Leg Box Jump to develop lower body strength and power.
WNBA superstar Candace Parker takes us through her off-season strength and agility workout program and explains how this training has benefited her as an athlete and basketball player.
The University of Alabama softball team performs Granny Throws using medicine balls with coaching from head strength and conditioning coach Michelle Diltz.
The University of Alabama softball team performs a Dumbbell Bench with coaching from head strength and conditioning coach Michelle Diltz.
The University of Alabama softball team performs the Hammer Back Series with coaching from head strength and conditioning coach Michelle Diltz.