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Mental Toughness Tips From 9 Elite Strength Coaches

Feeling your motivation slip away a bit? Is your New Years resolution fading away? What happened to you being so mentally tough? Don't worry it happens...

By: Ben Boudro

Despite Being a Projected First-Round Pick, Josh Doctson Carries a Walk-On Mentality Into The NFL

For many first-round NFL Draft picks, the path to the pros is fairly straightforward. They dominate at a high school powerhouse, get showered with...

By: Brandon Hall

The Training Plan Behind This High School Baseball Prospect's All-Star Performance

Thinking back on your childhood there was a time in your life you dreamed big, bold dreams. It started for some with dreams of becoming a firefighter,...

By: Josh Williams

From Hometown Hero to NFL Quarterback? Former SUNY/Buffalo QB Joe Licata Has The Intangibles to Make an Impact at The Highest Level

Joe Licata's amateur football career couldn't have been scripted much better. As a kid growing up in Williamsville, New York, Licata frequently...

By: Brandon Hall

Meet Sebastian Johansson, the Incredibly Strong Swedish-Born Lineman Who Could Be The Steal of The 2016 Draft

For centuries, some of the strongest men on the planet have hailed from Scandinavia. Once the domain of the Vikings, the northern European coun...

By: Brandon Hall

Latest Videos in Motivational Stories

Path to the Pros 2016: Ryan O'Malley Knows His Hard Work Will Land him a Spot in the NFL

Former University of Pennsylvania tight end Ryan O'Malley prepares for the NFL Draft at TEST Football Academy in New Jersey.

Path to the Pros 2016: This Small School Walk-On is the Best NFL Prospect You Haven't Heard Of

Former Clarion University Defensive Tackle Kwame Bell is determined to prove that small school players can compete in the NFL.

Path to the Pros 2016: Passion Powers Former Buffalo QB Joe Licata's Push to Reach the NFL

Former Buffalo QB Joe Licata trains at TEST Football Academy in Martinsville, New Jersey, to get ready for his shot at the NFL.

Path to The Pros 2106: The Relentless Work Ethic That Transformed Josh Doctson From College Walk-On to Potential NFL Star

When he first arrived as a transfer at Texas Christian University, Josh Doctson was just a walk-on fighting for a chance to play. Now, he's one of the top prospects in the 2016 NFL Draft.

Path to the Pros 2016: The Power of Delvon Simmons' Competitive Spirit

Former USC defensive tackle Delvon Simmons is training hard at EXOS Los Angeles in preparation for his NFL debut.