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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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Watch Khalil Mack Toss a 315-Pound Offensive Lineman With One Hand

Khalil Mack is a monster. The reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year played an instrumental role in the Oakland Raiders' recent 31-30 victory ov...

By: Brandon Hall

2 Shoulder Workouts That'll Build Bigger Traps

There are various opinions on the best way to train the traps (trapezius muscles). Singling out one specific day or method to train the traps is...

By: Kelvin King Jr.

7 Reasons Why Your Bench Press Is Weak

Benjamin Franklin guaranteed two things in life: death and taxes. If good old Ben lived long enough to step inside a modern gym, he'd add a third...

By: Tony Bonvechio

How Justin Thomas' Mobility Training Powered His Breakout PGA Tour Season

Justin Thomas' 2017 PGA Tour season has been remarkable to say the least. The 24-year-old Louisville, Kentucky native took home four first-place troph...

By: Andy Haley

How to Teach Youth and Little League Players Proper Baseball Hitting Mechanics

Let's say you're a baseball coach, but not a "used to play minor league ball and have dedicated my life to the sport" type of coach. You're more like,...

By: Brian Sabin

The Mental Side of Recovering From an Injury

"Psychological effects of injury and return to sport": Mr. David M. Clancy, Sports Physiotherapist As a sports medicine physiotherapist clinician I...

By: David Clancy

What to Do Immediately Following a Sports Injury

If you play sports, you will sustain some bumps and bruises. It's the inevitable consequence of competing and pushing your body to its limits. And ...

By: Andy Haley

Science Says This Is the Absolute Best Time of Day to Work Out

At this very second, trillions of clocks inside your body are ticking away. Their job is to keep track of time and optimize your body to stay in sy...

By: Brandon Hall

Use the Veer Dribble to Get More Buckets in Transition Offense

Transition Scoring Transition Offense is a must have for all teams at every level, but players must possess a variety of scoring moves to set their...

By: Layton Westmoreland

This Simple Mobility Complex Is the Only Warm-Up You'll Ever Need

Mobility work is a key component of any well-rounded workout routine. Good mobility can prevent injuries, increase longevity, and improve lifting...

By: Kevin Warren

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