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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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Former Ohio State DB Malik Hooker Shows Off Incredible Hands By Catching High-Speed Footballs Out of the J.U.G.S. Machine

Former Ohio State safety Malik Hooker is expected to be one of the first two safeties off the board in the 2017 NFL Draft, and there's even a chance t...

By: Jordan Zirm

'Neutral Spine' Defined: How Your Back Should Be Positioned When You Lift Weights

A neutral spine refers to the ideal spinal position you should try to maintain all day, every day. Whether you're an athlete or a desk worker, knowi...

By: Andy Haley

Curtis Samuel Shocked Himself With His 4.31 40-Yard Dash

Curtis Samuel is a rare athlete. The versatile Ohio State H-back racked up 865 receiving yards and 771 rushing yards for the Buckeyes last season, ...

By: Brandon Hall

10 Ways to Change Your Workouts to Suit Your Energy Levels

Autoregulation is defined as adapting the training session according the current state of the athlete. Some days, an athlete's energy will be through...

By: Will Davis

An 8-Round Shoulder Press Workout Challenge

Looking for a grueling shoulder press workout?Well look no further. This will absolutely bury your shoulders and leave you with that fire in your arms...

By: Ben Boudro

How to Find Your Perfect Bench Press Grip

Is Your Bench Press Grip Hurting Your Shoulders? It's no surprise to hear that the traditional barbell bench press is one of the most notoriously hard...

By: John Rusin

Isaiah Thomas Might Be as Good With His Right Hand as He Is With His Left

Isaiah Thomas has two defining characteristics: He stands just 5-foot-9 and he's left-handed. The Boston Celtics point guard, who was famously selecte...

By: Jordan Zirm

Davis Webb Sums Up His Love For The Deep Ball in 5 Words: 'Scared Money Don't Make Money'

Davis Webb is picking up serious momentum as an NFL prospect. After impressive showings at the Senior Bowl and the NFL Combine, the 6-foot-5, 229-p...

By: Brandon Hall

Numerous Hand Injuries Have Made Chris Paul More Cautious About Reaching for Steals

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul has some of the quickest hands in the NBA. The 31-year-old currently leads all active players with 1,892...

By: Rob Scott

Antonio Brown Is Now Training With LeBron and D.Wade's Trainer, Looks To Be in Incredible Shape

Thanks to his recent four-year, $68 million contract extension with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Antonio Brown is now the highest-paid receiver in the NFL...

By: Brandon Hall

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