Workout Equipment Articles

Training tools help athletes train and compete more safely and effectively, adhere to workout regimens, receive complete and accurate feedback and create additional challenges. Tools that athletes use on a regular basis include workout equipment (e.g., barbells, physioballs), sports equipment (e.g., baseball bats, football helmets) and devices that monitor, supplement and intensify training (e.g., heart rate monitors, watches, GPS devices and training apps). Get information on the leading exercise equipment, training tools and devices, and learn how to benefit from them to improve your athletic performance.

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Training Tool: SKLZ Recoil 360

The SKLZ Recoil 360 all-position resistance trainer is a great tool to help you get faster and develop power for your sport. It consists of a 46-inch ...

Improve Your Batting Average With a One-Handed Bat

Many training tools claim to improve your swing. Some are effective and others fail to live up to their hype. In my experience, the one tool that I ...

Mayfield Wildcats Get a New Training Home

After years of moving the Mayfield (Ohio) High School weight room from storage areas to empty garages to lesser-used hallways, the Wildcats have f...

Low-Cost Speed Training Gear

You don't need fancy or expensive gadgets to get faster. In fact, many top speed coaches use surprisingly low-tech equipment to help their athletes ...

STACK Tests: RockTape

As an athlete, you know that hard training means sore muscles. To recover faster, athletes like Olympic Silver Medalist in the 400 Hurdles Lashind...

Training Tool: SKLZ Quick Ladder

Agility ladders are common tools in most training centers. But for around $30, you can have one of these valuable tools at home. The SKLZ Quick Ladder...

Best Basketball Training Equipment

Cutting, dribbling and jumping impact every basketball game. But training these skills to gain an edge over your opponents requires the use of the r...

EPIC Treadmills: Make Each Run Legendary

Do you feel like a hamster on a wheel every time you hop on a treadmill? EPIC has a tricked-out machine for you. Available at Dick's Sporting Go...

5 Pieces of Equipment Needed in Your Speed Training Toolbox

If getting faster is your goal, obviously your main mode of training needs to be speed workouts. (See the STACK Guide to Getting Faster.) But simp...

Training With the Nike+ Running Watch

The Nike+ watch, sponsored by TomTom, is one of many on the market that calculate pace and distance and that use GPS. So what makes this watch stand...

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