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

This Year-Long Training Schedule Helps You Get Stronger, Even During Your Season

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By: Ryan Sprague

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By: Rob Scott

Get Jacked with the Gronkowski Family's Favorite Sled Exercises

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By: Andy Haley

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By: Brandon Hall

Terrelle Pryor Takes No Time Off After Playing Three Different Positions for the Browns

Predictably, the Cleveland Browns have had a rough start to their 2016 season. After Sunday's loss to the Miami Dolphins, they are now 0-3. This i...

By: Rob Scott

Latest Videos in Training

Pro Bowl Running Back Latavius Murray’s Dodge Ball Agility Drill For Elite Reaction Time and Cutting Ability

NFL running back Latavius Murray performs a dodge ball agility drill with his performance coach Vincent Scollo.

How Nick Martin of the Houston Texans is Approaching His Rookie Season

Nick Martin, rookie offensive lineman for the Houston Texans, is training hard in preparation for his NFL debut.

Try This Speed Ladder Warm Up From NFL CB Chris Harris Jr.

See how a Super Bowl Champion uses the speed ladder to get his body ready to play.

Try This NFL-Caliber Dynamic Warm-up with Chris Harris Jr.

See the moves a Super Bowl champion defensive back does at the start of his workouts to prepare his body to perform.

How Super Bowl Champion CB Chris Harris Jr. Plans on Getting Better

Go inside the training room with the Denver Broncos defensive back to see how he's preparing to follow up on the team's Super Bowl-winning season.