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Dig deep on your last set in the gym with STACK's motivation content. We've got quotes from the best pro athletes and articles on how to develop your own motivation, which can help you deliver when it counts the most. If you're looking for tips, techniques, or videos of your favorite athletes sharing their strategies for making sure they get in the gym, you've come to the right place.

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Benjamin Watson Reveals What it Takes to Emerge as a Leader on Your Football Team

If you're running a football team, Benjamin Watson is the type of guy you want in your locker room. The 37-year-old tight end has always been viewe...

What Every Athlete and Coach Can Learn From the 2017-2018 Las Vegas Golden Knights

The 2017-2018 Las Vegas Golden Knights were one of the greatest cinderella stories in sports history. After all, they were just the second expansio...

Fred Jackson Never Started a Game in High School, Then He Went on To Play a Decade in the NFL

It was Fred Jackson's senior year at Lamar High School in Houston, Texas, and he was listed as the team's third-string running back. Yes, the same ...

NBA Coach Mike Brown: Parents Need to Let Their Kids Lead Post-Game Conversations

The car ride home after a practice or game can often be a one-sided conversation—the parent blurting out everything they wanted to tell their child ...

Minkah Fitzpatrick's High School Coach Shares an Awesome Anecdote About His Work Ethic

Minkah Fitzpatrick is addicted to the grind. It's what made him a two-time All-American at the University of Alabama and why the Miami Dolphins fel...

Josh Allen's Dream School Never Offered Him a Scholarship—and That Still Drives Him to This Day

Josh Allen entered high school as a scrawny 5-foot-10, 130-pound freshman. But the fact he was small for his age never stopped him from dreaming bi...

Connor Williams Overcame Bullying by Transforming His Body and Making it to the NFL

Connor Williams is a living lesson in perseverance. Growing up with a speech impediment, Williams didn't say much as a kid. He was also quite a bit...

The Real Story Behind Why Derrius Guice Runs So Angry

Derrius Guice runs angry. Really angry. He's been dubbed "the ball of butcher knives" due to a running style that inflicts constant pain and pun...

Marcus Davenport's Quest to Unlock His Full Potential Is Just Getting Started

It's hard to imagine Marcus Davenport was once a rail-thin wide receiver. Davenport, the former UTSA defensive end projected to be a first-round pi...

Why a Wrestling Background Makes NFL Prospect Harrison Phillips a Nightmare For Offensive Linemen

Nose tackles aren't supposed to stuff the stat sheet. Tasked with lining up directly over the center, your typical nose tackle is chiefly concerned...

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