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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.

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Ben Simmons Is Getting Fit on the VersaClimber as He Nears His NBA Debut

Ben Simmons, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, has yet to make his rookie debut for the Philadelphia 76ers after fracturing his foot dur...

By: Jordan Zirm

Todd Gurley Played Basketball at a 24-Hour Fitness and Absolutely Demolished Some Poor Sap's Ankles

We're used to seeing Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley embarrass defenders on the football field. As it turns out, he can do the same thin...

By: Brandon Hall

Francisco Lindor's Secret Fielding Weapon is Called a 'Pancake Glove'

In just two seasons with the Cleveland Indians, shortstop Francisco Lindor has become one of the best young players in Major League Baseball. For his ...

By: Rob Scott

Improve Agility With the Lateral Shuffle Drill

Coaching the Lateral Shuffle Adrian Guyer C.S.C.S., USAW 2, CSAC Lateral Shuffle Drill The lateral shuffle is a very popular agility drill used by...

By: Adrian Guyer

How Concussions Increase ACL Injury Rates

Yes–athletes who have had a concussion are experiencing more lower-body injuries, which includes the dreaded ACL tear. But why? How can a brain injury...

By: Josh Freedland

4 Bear Crawl Variations That Build Total-Body Strength

Crawling isn't just for infants.. The bear crawl exercise is a great way to strengthen your core, shoulders, and even glutes with slight variations. Try...

By: John Papp

The Brutal Full-Body Strength Workout is Only for the Strong

You've heard the great Muhammad Ali say this right? He used this approach in the ring to absolutely punish his opponents with speed and finesse. Well, I...

By: Ben Boudro

Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith Said He's Running a '4.5 40-Yard Dash' a Year After His Brutal Knee Injury

After missing his entire rookie season due to a severe knee injury, Jaylon Smith is looking good. Really good. The 21-year-old Dallas Cowboy...

By: Brandon Hall

NFL Prospect Jamal Adams is on the Verge of Winning a $40,000 Bet With His Dad

Jamal Adams, former safety at Louisiana State University, has two things to look forward to on draft day. He's projected to be selected in the top ...

By: Andy Haley

Terrelle Pryor Is Catching Passes Less Than a Week After Having a Cast Removed From His Hand

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Terrelle Pryor was a bright spot for the franchise last season. Though the team went 1-15, Pryor led the Browns in rece...

By: Rob Scott

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