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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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Why Oklahoma State's Jawun Evans Could be the Biggest Steal of the 2017 NBA Draft

The NBA is filled with players who got drafted way too low. In 2011, Jimmy Butler went 30th overall and Isaiah Thomas went 60th. Draymond Green wen...

Duke's Frank Jackson Might be the Most Freakish Athlete in the 2017 NBA Draft

Duke's backcourt was crowded during the 2016-2017 college hoops season. With the Blue Devils already sporting a host of shooting guards in Luke Kennar...

How Former Oregon PF Jordan Bell is Handling the Difficult Transition to the NBA

At the 2017 NBA Combine, Jordan Bell broke the Shuttle Run record with a time of 2.56 seconds. "When I finished the drill and heard the time, I knew I...

Myles Garrett Reveals the Immense Impact Muhammad Ali's Legacy Has on Him a Year After the Boxer's Death

During Myles Garrett's toughest workouts, his mind wanders back to an event that took place more than 40 years ago. When the No. 1 overall pick in th...

Duke's Luke Kennard Is Out To Prove He Can Be an NBA Franchise Player

Luke Kennard possesses something extremely rare for a basketball player—bragging rights over LeBron James. Kennard has the second most career poi...

5 Ways to Make Your Offseason More Productive Besides Working Out

Beyond the Weight Room: Tips for Outperforming Next Season's Opponents By Jim Carpentier, CSCS As the school year ends, it's never too soon to formulate...

Why Heisman Trophy Winner Lamar Jackson Almost Quit Football as a Freshman

Imagine Lamar Jackson, quarterback, never existed at all. Louisville would still be among the schools never to have produced a Heisman trophy winner. ...

4 Things Every Sports Parent Should Do After a Game

Parenting an athlete. Sounds fun and simple, right? Just get them to practice on time, eat well, sleep enough, and cheer them on from the stands....

Paralyzed Southern University Football Player Devon Gales is Now Walking

On September 26, 2015, after colliding with Georgia's kicker on a kickoff return, former Southern University wide receiver Devon Gales was paralyzed ...

How a Support Crew Named 'The Dream Team' Helped Houston Texans DB Treston Decoud Escape a Life of Violence and Make it to the NFL

Treston Decoud saw wasted potential. He saw families torn apart. He saw the impact of crime on friends and loved ones in his hometown of Covington, Lo...

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