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5 Vital Core Exercises You Aren't Doing

Behind every set of chiseled abs stands a strong program. Unfortunately, most people still believe crunching into oblivion is the way to get a Gre...

Not Just a 6-Pack: How to Train a Strong Core

Most people associate core strength with the washboard abs they see in magazines. However, a set of 6-pack abs is just a byproduct of a strong core....

Exercise of the Week: Core Strength and Stability Superset

STACK Exercise of the Week helps you improve your overall sports performance—including strength, speed, conditioning and flexibility. The Exercise ...

Ask the Experts: How Should I Structure a Workout?

Q: How should I structure a workout? In what order should I do exercises? A: How you order your exercises during a workout is more important ...

The Athlete's Core

Whether you're a recreational gym user or a collegiate or professional athlete, you cannot deny the importance of core training. Many cases show th...

Off-Season Training Should Do More Than Build Muscle

Athletes commonly focus their off-season on building muscle. It's a great idea in theory, but a singular concentration on that area can lead to over...

3 Tips for Preventing ACL Tears

In 1988 Steven Svoboda played offensive guard for the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. During the first play of a game against Colgate Universit...

STACK Top 10 for 2012: Exercise of the Week

In 2012, we featured an exercise each week to showcase some of the unique ways elite athletes improve their strength, speed, power, endurance and ...

How to Construct a Baseball Workout

Over the years, baseball strength training has evolved toward greater emphasis on functional training. The days of going to the gym to max out on ...

Get Serious About Your Swing With Core Exercises for Golf

The latest training industry buzzword, the "core" holds one of the secrets to improving performance on the golf course. Anybody who's anybody is sea...

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