Motivation Articles

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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How to Manage Sports-Related Anxiety

At some point in your athletic career you will experience stress, good or bad. The good stress prepares you, makes you eager to learn more, eager to...

How Athletes Can Overcome a Fear of Failure

I stayed awake in the middle of the night, not because I didn't want to sleep, but because I couldn't stop thinking about the opportunity I was about to...

5 Things Athletes Need to Know About Talent

Five Things Talented Young Athletes Need to Know Today's quest to reach the pinnacle of any given sport is a monumental task for any talented young...

Why Every Athlete Should Read 'The Power of Now'

Eckhart Tolle's The Power of Now is "a guide to spiritual enlightenment" as the book leads readers on a journey to find peace in the present moment th...

Nike Documentary Takes Us Inside Kevin Durant's Workouts, Preparation and Life in the NBA

On July 4th, 2016 Kevin Durant shocked the basketball world by joining the Golden State Warriors, who were coming off a historic 73-9 regular season a...

3 Ways to Elevate Your Golf Mental Game

Golf is a game that we commonly think is played on a 300 yard fairway. In reality its, however, often its played across a six-inch space between your...

After a Devastating Injury, Xavier PG Edmond Sumner is Ready to Prove Himself in The NBA

When Xavier made their run to the Elite Eight during March Madness, they did so without one of their best players. Edmond Sumner—a redshirt sophomo...

How Creighton's Justin Patton Rose from Redshirt to NBA Draft Prospect in Just 1 Year

Redshirting as a freshman can be a discouraging experience. You're stuck on the sideline and have to watch your team play without you. For Justin ...

It Took Just One Season for Wake Forest's John Collins to Go From an Unknown to a Potential NBA Superstar

Player Efficiency Rating—or PER—is a stat defined as "the overall rating of a player's per-minute statistical production." Essentially, PER aims t...

9 Signs You're a Great Sports Parent

Nine Signs You're the Perfect Sports Parent With obesity on the rise in this video game generation, how do we get kids interested in sport? We've all...

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