Strength Training Videos

Because muscular strength is a key driver of speed, power and athletic performance, elite athletes regularly perform workouts with the goal to improve their strength. Such workouts improve muscle size, mass, strength and power, while also helping to prevent injury. Strength training exercises typically involve pushing, pulling or lifting external weight in the form of barbells, dumbbells, kettlebells and med balls. Bodyweight and resistance band exercises are also effective. Athletes generally target the muscles of the lower body, upper body and core that are used in competition. Find advice about the best ways to increase strength from today's top coaches and elite athletes.

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How NBA Rookie Kay Felder Uses Strength Training to Prepare for a Game

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Kay Felder's game-day strength training routine with Cleveland Cavaliers strength coach Derek Millender.

Real Workouts: NBA Star Jimmy Butler

Get the full workout of NBA Star Jimmy Butler as he prepares for the season.

Quick and Easy High-Intensity Burpee Workout

Whether you're on the go, traveling or just stuck with a busy day, there's always time to get in a fast workout. CrossFit coach Scott Supler demonstrates how to perform a quick, high-intensity workout he calls the 100-Burpee Challenge.

How to Warm Up for a High-Intensity Workout

At CrossFit Distinction in Ohio, coach Scott Supler demonstrates how to warm up for a high-intensity activity. Supler explains how and why to get your joints and body loose and ready before starting a workout.

3 Strength Exercises Every Runner Should Do

Whether you're training for a 5k or a marathon, strength training is an essential element to develop an efficient stride, stay healthy and improve your running times. Here are three exercises that will give your running a boost.

Effective Running Strategy and Training Tips to Conquer Hills

CrossFit Sixth City owner and runner Adam Daugherty talks about the strategy and strength training you can use to attack the most ominous inclines.

Why This CrossFit Coach Fell in Love With the High-Intensity Training Style

CrossFit and yoga instructor Scott Supler discusses how he got started with CrossFit and how fitness has changed his life for the better.

3 Core Exercises for High Intensity Athletes

In Cleveland, Ohio, CTown CrossFit coach Mitch Lowry demonstrates a high-intensity, 3-exercise workout for a strong core. Lowry explains how to perform Hollow Holds, Dead Bugs and a Sit-Up variation for core strength.

Quick and Effective High-Intensity Workout for At Home or on the Road

CTown CrossFit Coach Mitch Lowry demonstrates a no-equipment 2-exercise workout to easily perform at home or on-the-go. Lowry's "Shorter Quarters" workout incorporates Burpees and Air Squats for a quick bodyweight high-intensity challenge.

Real Workouts: Karl-Anthony Towns

Follow along during a full training session with Karl-Anthony Towns.

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