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

Improve Agility With the Lateral Shuffle Drill

Coaching the Lateral Shuffle Adrian Guyer C.S.C.S., USAW 2, CSAC Lateral Shuffle Drill The lateral shuffle is a very popular agility drill used by...

By: Adrian Guyer

How Concussions Increase ACL Injury Rates

Yes–athletes who have had a concussion are experiencing more lower-body injuries, which includes the dreaded ACL tear. But why? How can a brain injury...

By: Josh Freedland

The Brutal Full-Body Strength Workout is Only for the Strong

You've heard the great Muhammad Ali say this right? He used this approach in the ring to absolutely punish his opponents with speed and finesse. Well, I...

By: Ben Boudro

Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith Said He's Running a '4.5 40-Yard Dash' a Year After His Brutal Knee Injury

After missing his entire rookie season due to a severe knee injury, Jaylon Smith is looking good. Really good. The 21-year-old Dallas Cowboy...

By: Brandon Hall

NFL Prospect Jamal Adams is on the Verge of Winning a $40,000 Bet With His Dad

Jamal Adams, former safety at Louisiana State University, has two things to look forward to on draft day. He's projected to be selected in the top ...

By: Andy Haley

Latest Videos in Training

Solomon Thomas Weighed Close to 200 Pounds as a 4th Grader

Stanford defensive end Solomon Thomas talks about his undesirable weight as a child, and how he turned it all around.

Patrick Mahomes Didn't Know He'd Passed for Over 700 Yards in a Single Game

Quarterback Patrick Mahomes was too caught up in the heat of the moment to realize he'd broken an NCAA single-game passing record against Oklahoma.

Jabrill Peppers Makes NFL Combine Prep Fun

Former Michigan DB/LB Jabrill Peppers is having a great time grinding at EXOS San Diego as he prepares for the 2017 NFL Combine.

A Day in the Life With Mets 1B Dominic Smith

Follow Mets 1B Dominic Smith from the breakfast table to the gym and then outside for some grueling hill climbs as he shows STACK what it takes to be a Major Leaguer.