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

Why Strength Is the Missing Element in Your Speed Workouts

Why Strength is the Missing Element in Your Speed Workouts

By: Rick Scarpulla

Florida State DT Derrick Nnadi Squats 750 Pounds, Proves He's the Strongest Man in College Football

We've already told you about Donte 'Cheetah' Jackson, the LSU cornerback who's likely the fastest player in college football. Now it's time to get ...

By: Brandon Hall

Andrew McCutchen's 9 Tips for Becoming an Elite Baseball Player

Andrew McCutchen knows what it takes. He went from playing on dusty fields in the little town of Fort Meade, Florida, to roaming the outfields of b...

By: Brandon Hall

5 Strength Training Mistakes Too Many Athletes Make

As a strength coach, I work with athletes of all ages and hear all sorts of myths and misconceptions when it comes to exercise. Like most coaches, I'm a...

By: Travis Hash

Push-Up Grip Guide: How Different Hand Positions Change the Exercise

Push-Ups are a great bodyweight exercise because they require no equipment, target several key muscle groups, and effectively build strength and le...

By: Brandon Hall

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.