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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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The Crucial Change J.J. Watt Made to His Offseason Training (and Why it Could Make Him Scarier Than Ever in 2017)

J.J. Watt is ready to return to the NFL with a vengeance. After back surgery sidelined him for almost all of the 2016 season, Watt is back in good ...

By: Brandon Hall

An Athlete's Guide to Stress Fractures

There's hardly a competitive athlete out there who's never suffered a stress fracture and that goes double for female athletes. But what's the deal with...

By: Anna Johansson

Add Instability to Dead Bugs to Increase Core Strength

Strengthening your core is a hard while trying to coordinate your limbs simultaneously up, down-and-out all the while keeping your chin pulled in and...

By: Kelvin King Jr.

4 Total-Body Lifts That Will Help You on the Field

Athletes that paricipate in sports like football or basketball are different than athletes who enter bodybuilding contests. Bodybuilders need to isolate...

By: Roger Lockridge

Rest-Pause Training Will Help You Maintain Your Strength in the Final Minutes of a Game

Rest Pause Training is a technique that can help you improve strength and maintain it for a longer period of time. This will serve you well as an...

By: Roger Lockridge

3 Exercises to Recover From a Sports Hernia

A sports hernia refers to a muscle or tendon injury in your lower abdominal or groin region. It's a painful injury frequently affecting athletes in sp...

By: Andy Haley

21 Hip Mobility Drills to Improve your Squat

21 Hip Mobility Drills to Improve your Squat Correlated Video: https://youtu.be/iEMc3BBQ5Mg Tired of looking through Youtube for different hip mobility...

By: Sebastian Gonzales

4 Unique Ways to Get Stronger With a Trap Bar

The Trap Bar Deadlift is a great substitute to the conventional Deadlift. Using the trap bar helps change the way deadlifts feel, and makes them more...

By: Samuel Feldman

Do Sore Muscles Guarantee Size Gains?

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS): Anyone who has tried resistance training of some form for the first time will likely remember a week of struggling...

By: Hayden Snider

Combine Freeweight and Bodyweight Exercises for Easy Supersets

Body Weight vs. Free Weight Exercises? Two Tough Workouts Mixing Both Training Methods By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Visualize a gym with one side comprising...

By: Jim Carpentier

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