Strength Training

Whether you want to get bigger or faster, strength training is an important tool for all athletes to use to help them improve their in-game performance. Lifting weights and supplying your body with proper nutrition and plenty of protein allows for your muscles to grow, which can help provide an edge over the competition. Read up on the latest workouts, trends and tips while you catch up on top NFL, MLB and NBA athletes demonstrating their routines.

Latest in Strength Training

Get Ripped With Patrick Willis' Workout

  He hit like a freight train from the middle of the San Francisco 49ers' 3-4 defense. But don't call Patrick Willis "The Little Engine That C...

By: Zac Clark

Saints Punter Thomas Morstead Shatters Kicker Stereotypes With His 150-Pound Dumbbell Bench Press

Message to NFL punt returners—watch out for Thomas Morstead. Measuring 6-foot-4, 235 pounds, the New Orleans Saints punter is built more like a li...

By: Brandon Hall

How to Perform the Power Clean

The Power Clean is an explosive full-body exercise that can help any athlete in any sport–if it's performed correctly. But this exercise—like all ...

By: Shelton Stevens

4 Speed Training Myths That Are Slowing You Down

Speed training is one of the most butchered types of performance training. Old-school methods and strategies that aren't supported by science are still...

By: Travis Hansen

How This Type of Weightlifting Will Make You Sprint Faster

Force-Vector training takes into account each exercise's direction of resistance. For sports performance, force vector training is a beneficial strategy...

By: Erick Avila

Latest Videos in Strength Training

The Warm-Up and Speed Training That Has Developed Andrew McCutchen’s Incredible Athleticism

An inside look at the on-field workouts Andrew McCutchen uses during the off-season at IMG Academy.

Andrew McCutchen’s MVP Weight Room Workout

An inside look at how 2013 NL MVP Andrew McCutchen trains during the off-season at IMG Academy.

Andrew McCutchen Hones His Elite Hand-Eye Coordination in IMG Academy's 'Mind Gym’

Andrew McCutchen uses the "Mind Gym" at IMG Academy to hone his elite hand-eye coordination and visual perception skills.

The Strategy That Helped Andrew McCutchen Become One of Baseball’s Most Feared Hitters

Four-time Silver Slugger Award winner Andrew McCutchen describes his approach to hitting.

How Dominic Smith Builds an Explosive Baseball Swing

MLB prospect Dominic Smith demonstrates the explosive core exercise he uses to build a more powerful swing.