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

How NBA Stars like James Harden are Exploiting the Continuation Rule

James Harden is an expert at drawing fouls and getting to the free-throw line. In the 2016-2017 season he got to the line a league-leading 996 times, ...

By: Kyle Scadlock

Penn State RB Saquon Barkley Solidifies His Freak Athlete Status by Running and 4.30 40 and Benching 225 30 Times

Saquon Barkley continues to prove that he's one of the rarest athletes college football has ever seen. The 5-foot-11, 223-pound Penn State running ...

By: Brandon Hall

The 5 Ways to Defend a Ball Screen

A ball screen is one of the most popular and effective offensive actions that is used in basketball. It creates an advantage for the offense by forcin...

By: Kyle Scadlock

6 Reasons to Schedule Summer Morning Workouts

Six Convincing Reasons to Schedule Summer Morning Workouts By Jim Carpentier, CSCS It's tempting for athletes and non-athletes to sleep in or postpone...

By: Jim Carpentier

Use Drop Sets to Build Muscle Strength and Size

Athletes that have been training for long enough will start to noticed reduced effectiveness from their normal training routines. When this is the case...

By: David Scott-McDowell

Latest Videos in Training

STACK Sports Health: Is It Safe to Let Your Knees Go Past Your Toes When Squatting?

Dr. Matt Stevens discusses the role foot position plays when performing a proper Squat.

How NBA Rookie John Collins Evolved Into a Posterizing Dunker

John Collins is taking the NBA Summer League by storm with his posterizing dunks. Listen in as the rookie talks about how he grew into his high-flying ways.

STACK Sports Health: How Long to Hold a Stretch

Dr. Matt Stevens explains how long you need to hold a stretch to actually improve flexibility.

STACK Sports Health: Check Your Shoulder Health With This Mobility Assessment

Check your shoulder mobility and health with two simple assessments from physical therapist Dr. Matt Stevens.

How UFC Newcomer Bobby Nash Plans to Dominate His Opponents With Superior Conditioning and a Relentless Fighting Style

Bobby Nash has only fought one UFC fight, but plans to use his superior conditioning and work ethic to take the sport by storm.