Barrett Stover is currently a candidate for a Master’s of Sports Performance at Louisiana Tech University, where he assists with the strength and conditioning program for the baseball team. He previously played Division I baseball. Stover has worked with athletes from the high school to professional level. He has also had the opportunity to learn from some of the best minds in the industry today, like world-renowned biomechanist Chuck Wolf and Dr. David Szymanski, vice president of the NSCA, who is known for his baseball research. Check out barrettstover.com or follow Stover on Twitter @Barrett_Stover.
Guys seem to get a testosterone rush from the Bench Press. But often the compulsion to press maximun weight leads athletes to compromise their shoulder health. The solution? Push-Ups. (Perfect your technique: Perform Perfect Push-Ups.)
Often overlooked because of its simplicity, the...
February 12, 2013 | Barrett Stover
When conditioning for any sport, it is important to understand that conditioning doesn't just mean "getting in shape," as most people think. (Check out STACK's conditioning page.) A well-conditioned athlete is fit in relation to his or her sport and...
February 6, 2013 | Barrett Stover