Training Articles

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.

Return to main Training page

Build the Perfect Deadlift: 7 Expert Coaches Share Their Favorite Cue

If I could only do one single exercise for the rest of my life, it would undoubtedly be some sort of Deadlift variation. The Deadlift is an applicatio...

By: Justin Ochoa

Angels' Shohei Ohtani Can Throw 102 MPH and Crush 500-foot Home Runs

Any time a Japanese superstar comes to the MLB, it's accompanied by deafening hype. There was Ichiro, the wiry slap-hitting spark plug who debuted ...

By: Brandon Hall

3 Simple Moves to Develop Explosive Power

3 Movements to Development Power Output This is a huge training component for Athletic Performance on and off the training field. What is Power? Moving...

By: BRPTraining

8 Exercises For Strong and Healthy Shoulders

Everyone wants to have those big, broad "boulder" shoulders. The problem is that there tends to be a good amount of aches and pain that come with t...

By: Ryan Obernesser

The Simple Cue That Will Fix Your Landmine Shoulder Press

When it comes to shoulder exercises, it's tough to find a bigger bang for your buck than the landmine shoulder press. It's got it all. Landline presses...

By: Justin Ochoa

Build Full-Body Strength With This Sandbag Workout

Revive Stale Workouts with These Sports Performance-Boosting Indoor or Outdoor Sandbag Exercises By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Sandbags of varying resistance...

By: Jim Carpentier

Improve Pitching Performance and Health With These Suspension Trainer Exercises

Watching a pitch in slow motion gives us a deeper insight into the power and violence that goes into one of the highest velocity movements in spots....

By: Nate Palmer

Why Coaches, Athletic Trainers and Doctors Must Avoid Terminology That Downplays the Seriousness of a Concussion

In the athletic setting, injuries are a part of the game, there is no doubt about it. Strains, sprains, concussion, chronic overuse injuries, acute...

By: Todd Sabol

Denver's Edge: How Altitude Provides Their Teams With The Greatest Home-Field Advantage in Sports

Denver. The Mile High City. Sitting exactly 5,280 feet above sea level, Denver has the highest elevation of any major U.S. city. This gives the ...

By: Brandon Hall

Guidelines for Training Teenage Athletes

As the strength and conditioning field progresses forward, myth's about strength training for the youth are being busted. It's becoming more and more...

By: Richard Kompf

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
...