Conditioning Articles

Conditioning is a form of training that enhances stamina and endurance, which are crucial for maintaining strong athletic performance throughout a practice, game or training session. Conditioning develops the body's ability to meet the energy demands of various sports, both anaerobic and aerobic. Anaerobic activity uses stored energy to power short bursts of intense activity—such as sprinting, jumping or lifting weights—that last approximately 30 to 60 seconds. Aerobic activity uses oxygen to provide sustained performance for longer periods of time, for sports like cross country. Athletes should undergo conditioning tests and participate in conditioning workouts that mimic their sport. Learn how to boost your conditioning with workouts, exercises and drills from today's top experts and elite athletes.

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A Bunch of NFL Players Are Getting Crushed by a New Conditioning Workout This Off-Season

In a recent Instagram post, Todd Durkin of Fitness Quest 10 showed off a new conditioning routine he's using to train Drew Brees, Darren Sproles and...

Why The VersaClimber is The Next Big Thing in Training Equipment

Photo via Rise Nation's Instagram Cardio. The word alone is enough to strike terror into the hearts of most athletes. Why? Because cardio train...

Get in Shape Fast With This 3-Week Conditioning Program

Here's a full body spring workout that's great for individuals looking to increase their fitness base. It's a four day split which last three weeks and...

3 Ways to Improve Your Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular health is a topic that a majority of people do not pay attention to until they are prompted by their physician to do so. Approximately...

3 Exercises to Prepare For Ruck March

3 Exercises for Ruck Marches Ruck marches are a necessary part of military training. It is also becoming a popular trend in fitness. I personally go for...

WATCH: World Champion Gymnast Simone Biles Makes Climbing a Rope Look So Easy

World Champion gymnast Simone Biles has set her sights on Olympic gold in Rio this summer. Last August, 18-year-old Biles won the all-around title a...

WATCH: NFL Prospects Grind Through the Most Brutal Sand Dune Workout You've Ever Seen

It's no mystery that training for the NFL Scouting Combine is intense. The prospects are busting their butts to make a lasting impression on coaches a...

WATCH: Guy With No Marathon Experience Completes a 50-Mile Race While Wearing Jean Shorts and Drinking Beer

Getting your body in shape to run a marathon takes a lot of work. Normally, an average Joe wouldn't wake up and say, "hey, I think I'm going to run ...

4 Cardio Workouts That Don't Suck

All about cardio workouts Cardiovascular exercise, or cardio, is a mode of exercise that is meant for developing cardiovascular or aerobic fitness. This...

This Bodyweight Cardio Workout Can Be Performed by Anyone Anywhere

While many people use their schedules as an excuse why they can't train on a regular basis, the excuse that you don't have the right equipment is never...

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