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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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Turns Over Healthy New Leaf

Earnhardt returns to racing at Sunday’s Daytona 500. Ahead of the race, Earnhardt told STACK about the changes he has made, how his dad stayed in shape, and whether those banana-mayonnaise sandwiches are still being made in his house.

Solomon Thomas Weighed Close to 200 Pounds as a 4th Grader

Stanford defensive end Solomon Thomas talks about his undesirable weight as a child, and how he turned it all around.

Jabrill Peppers Makes NFL Combine Prep Fun

Former Michigan DB/LB Jabrill Peppers is having a great time grinding at EXOS San Diego as he prepares for the 2017 NFL Combine.

A Day in the Life With Mets 1B Dominic Smith

Follow Mets 1B Dominic Smith from the breakfast table to the gym and then outside for some grueling hill climbs as he shows STACK what it takes to be a Major Leaguer.

How Odell Beckham Jr. Trains His Upper Body

See what the Giants' All-Pro receiver does to outmuscle opponents.

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.

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