Cardio Articles

You can be huge in the gym all you want, but if you don't have good cardio, you don't have anything. Learn cardio routines that can help you shed body fat and improve your conditioning from some of the best athletes in all sports. Whether you prefer running outdoors, hitting a treadmill or performing game-specific drills, STACK will get your heart rate up.

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This Bodyweight Cardio Workout Can Be Performed by Anyone Anywhere

While many people use their schedules as an excuse why they can't train on a regular basis, the excuse that you don't have the right equipment is never...

Are Bodybuilding Workouts Appropriate for Athletes?

Are Bodybuilding Workouts Appropriate for Athletes? The short answer is no. There are, however parts of bodybuilding workouts that we, as athletes, can...

Antonio Brown vs. A. J. Green: How Two of the NFL's Best Receivers Prepare for Battle

With the Steelers and Bengals set to clash in the AFC Wild Card round, fans will get to see two of football's elite wide receivers on a grand stag...

Why You Should Try Rowing for Cardio

There are at least four reasons why rowing might be the best form of cardio. A recent article on DICK'S Sporting Goods "453 and a Half" blog—whi...

Should Athletes Run Wind Sprints for Conditioning?

I'm tired. Not because I've been running intervals all day, but because reading article after article of recycled babble making bold claims about the...

Never Do a Plyometrics Cardio Circuit. Here's Why.

Think your plyometrics cardio circuit is making you more powerful, improving your fitness and burning fat? Think again. What many people think of as...

The Best Cardio Exercises for Athletes

Many athletes feel the need insert cardio exercises into their training. While there are positives and negatives to cardio, it is important to use it...

Indoor Cycling Probably Won't Make You Fit. Here's Why.

Indoor cycling is tough. After an hour of pedaling at high speed, you've probably left a puddle of sweat on the floor under your bike. Indoor cycli...

How to HIIT Without Getting Hurt

High Intensity Interval Training, or HITT, is one of the hottest trends in the fitness world right now, and with good reason. It provides aerobic ...

How to Dominate the Soccer Conditioning Beep Test

The Balls-out, Epic, Energy-sucking (but) Profoundly Insightful Test. Yes, that is the Beep Test in a nutshell.The Beep Test, along with its most recent...

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