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Why Balance Is Your Key to Better Olympic Weightlifting Performance

Balance is critical in Olympic lifting. Not balance as in being able to stabilize yourself on one leg, but balance as in being a well-rounded athle...

Eliminate Ankle Sprains With This 3-Minute Daily Routine

The frustration and pain of spraining an ankle is very personal to me. I've sprained each ankle at least 20 times (I kid you not). Since becoming a Do...

Why Your Balance Training Isn't Making You a Better Athlete (And What to Do Instead)

For many athletes, balance training means BOSU balls, stability balls and a variety of awkward-looking tasks performed on wobbly implements. Howeve...

Upgrade Your Bicep Curl With This Awesome, Athlete-Focused Variation From Russell Westbrook

Bicep Curls don't have a huge impact on sports performance. This should not come as Earth-shattering news to you. However, they do serve some pu...

Drew Brees Reveals the Secret Skill That Makes Alvin Kamara So Hard to Tackle

Trying to tackle Alvin Kamara is an exercise in futility. The New Orleans Saints rookie is the Houdini of halfbacks, sporting a remarkable ability ...

5 Gymnastics Conditioning Exercises to Improve Body Mobility

Often used by elite level gymnast, but certainly not limited to them, these gymnastics conditioning exercises for mobility are incorporated into the...

How to Improve Your Basketball Explosiveness in the Weight Room

Basketball season is right around the corner and will be here before you know it. Summer ball at all levels is wrapping up and teams are starting to...

Tom Brady's High School Footwork Drill Laid the Foundation for Super Bowl Success

Long before the five Super Bowl victories, the two NFL MVP trophies and the 12 Pro Bowl selections, Tom Brady was just a kid looking for a shot to pla...

Your Eyes Could Be Killing The Effectiveness of Your Training. Here's How to Fix It

Vision. It's one of the most underrated components of athletic performance. Can you imagine a blindfolded LeBron James or Tom Brady trying to lead ...

When Not to Try Unstable Hockey Training

The use of unstable surface or balance training has become very popular in hockey circles. The logic is often that it helps train balance which is...

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