Latest in Quads

3 Quad Exercises for Athletes, Not Bodybuilders

The quadricep muscles are positioned in front of the leg and consist of vastus lateralis, vastus medialis, vastus intermedius, and rectus femoris. All...

By: Keith Tesch

2 Essential Quad Stretches for Athletes

The quadriceps are one of the most powerful muscle groups in the body. Used in walking, jumping, squatting, lunging and running, the quads also supp...

By: Raymond Tucker

How to Build Stronger Quads

As an athlete, you are probably aware that you need to strengthen your quads. But do you really know why these muscles are so important, and how to ...

By: Brian Lebo

USA Basketball's Stretch Band Warm-Up

"Stretching is something to warm up and get your body loose before you challenge it weightlifting, cardio or agility," says two-time Olympic gold med...

By: STACK Staff

Latest Videos in Quads

Build Lower-Body Strength With TRX Sled Drags

Drew Brees, All-Pro quarterback for the New Orleans Saints, performs TRX Sled Drags during the off-season with coaching by Todd Durkin.

Velocity NFL Combine Training: Bulgarian Split Squat

For enhanced acceleration for the 40-Yard Dash and other speed events, Velocity's 2011 NFL Combine athletes perform a Bulgarian Split Squat with coaching by Ken Vick, director of high performance at Velocity.

Women's Lacrosse Dumbbell Lateral Lunge

Tim Robertson of Speed Strength Systems provides coaching for the Dumbbell Lateral Lunge and explains why this side-to-side exercise helps improve strength and agility in women's lacrosse athletes.

Golf Dumbbell Squat Jumps

Tim Robertson Jr. of Speed Strength Systems showcases Dumbbell Squat Jumps and explains how this plyometric exercise increases golf swing power.

Tennis Dumbbell Rear-Foot-Elevated Split Squat

In this tennis training video, Speed Strength Systems owner Tim Robertson explains how to perform the Dumbbell Rear-Foot-Elevated Split Squat and discusses why this exercise develops single-leg strength and balance.