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Top Strength Coaches Share Their Best Advice for High School Football Players

Every year, college football strength coaches get a new batch of freshmen they need to whip into shape. Some of these athletes did a great job with th...

3 Exercises That Will Help You Do More Pull-Ups

Pull ups are a great exercise to test relative body strength - not only do you have to be strong, you have to be strong and lean. Whether you are...

How to Create a Back Workout That Actually Works

Back workouts are an essential component of a complete training program that develops strong, powerful and resilient athletes. The back includes some ...

Build Strength Fast With This 30-Minute Landmine Workout

Summer is in full swing, and you need to be outside enjoying the great weather. We don't want to spend all day in the gym this time of the year. At the...

Use Cable Machines to Build a Strong Chest and Core

When it comes to upper body lifting, the Bench Press is king. It allows for the most weight to be pressed, which provides the best way to gain both...

5 Ways to Build Core Strength by Carrying Heavy Weights

A strong and stable core is essential in athletic performance and injury prevention. Without a stable core, an athlete would not be able to express the...

How to Do Back Squats the Right Way

The Back Squat is a lower-body exercise that strengthens the glutes, hamstrings and quads. It's often referred to as "the king of all exercises" due t...

11 Ways to Modify an Exercise to Get New Training Benefits

On the Field or In the Gym: It's About Reps for Achieving Goals By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Sports and workout goals are fundamentally about the strategy...

How to Add Leg Strength Without Squats

Squats are great, let's just get that out of the way. The squat pattern is a wonderful way to build lower body strength and is often viewed as the...

Stabilizer Muscles: What They Are and Why They're So Important

Stabilizer muscles. It's a term that gets thrown around a lot on the internet—including here on STACK.com—but do you actually know what it mean...

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