Training

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.

Latest in Training

Miami Marlins Closer A.J. Ramos is a Fitness Freak, Deadlifts 525 Pounds

Don't ever let anyone tell you that pitchers aren't strong. Last week, we saw Aroldis Chapman leg press nearly 1,000 pounds. Now we've got Miami...

By: Brandon Hall

Science Says You're Probably Working Out 25% More Than You Need To

Taking breaks from training means you're soft and weak, right? You're probably told that taking even a week off from training will put you behind yo...

By: Andy Haley

3 Ways to Fix Bad Squat Form

Why Does Back Squatting Feel Awkward? Back Squatting tends to make its way into most strength and conditioning programs. So why is this exercise...

By: Mike Sirani

Fresh Off His First Season Back as a Starting Quarterback, RG3 is Getting After It in the Gym

After a 2015 season in which former Heisman trophy winner and NFL Rookie of the Year Robert Griffin III took not a single snap under center, the polar...

By: Jordan Zirm

How Cameron Naasz Trains for Red Bull Crashed Ice, the Fastest (and Most Dangerous) Winter Sport Around

Hockey has been called the "fastest game on ice." But it might have to relinquish that title to Red Bull Crashed Ice. Red Bull Crashed Ice is best de...

By: Andy Haley

Latest Videos in Training

How NBA Rookie Kay Felder Uses Strength Training to Prepare for a Game

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Kay Felder's game-day strength training routine with Cleveland Cavaliers strength coach Derek Millender.

Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Apple Watch Series 2

The Apple Watch Series 2 is the perfect gift for any fitness-buff this holiday season.

Build Injury-Proof Shoulders With the Crossover Symmetry Resistance Band System

So whether you’re a pitcher who needs a strong shoulder or someone who enjoys throwing some heavy weights around, I’d recommend checking out Crossover Symmetry to improve health and performance.

Holiday Gift Guide 2016: TRX Suspension Trainer Pro Kit

The TRX Suspension Trainer PRO is largely the same fitness tool you already know and love, but with some key new features.

Kay Felder 3-Point Shooting Drill

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kay Felder works on his 3-point shooting with assistant coach Phil Handy.