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Kids Play Fewer 'Pick-Up Games,' and it's Hurting Youth Sports

Pick-up games. They used to be a staple in the lives of American children. Get a group of kids together, grab a ball, and go play. It was a sanctua...

Why a Wrestling Background Makes NFL Prospect Harrison Phillips a Nightmare For Offensive Linemen

Nose tackles aren't supposed to stuff the stat sheet. Tasked with lining up directly over the center, your typical nose tackle is chiefly concerned...

Can You Biohack Your Way to a Better Marathon?

Training for a marathon takes as much mental strength as physical ability, and anyone who has ever attempted the infamous 26.2 miles knows it takes nu...

5 Benefits of Cross Training for Runners and Athletes

If you're an active athlete, you probably have a particular physical specialty. You may be an excellent sprinter, a strong jumper, a fast swimmer. But...

New Study Reveals Whether Multi-Sport or Single-Sport Athletes Have a Better Chance For Success

"You've got to specialize if you want to be special." You may have heard similar sentiments before. However, a growing amount of research is findin...

What You Need to Know About Long Term Athlete Development

What is LTAD? Long Term Athletic Development is a term that has become popular in recent years. The term Long Term Athlete Development came about...

How to Train (and Look) Like an Olympic Decathlete

Pop quiz: which sport will have the greatest athletes facing off during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio? Basketball? Swimming? Nope. For our money...

Baylor Basketball Star Turned Dallas Cowboy Rico Gathers Could Be A Monster at Tight End

There's a long line of college basketball players who've gone on to find success in the NFL. Most of them have done it at the tight end position. Yo...

How Baseball Helped Quarterbacks Like Russell Wilson, Jameis Winston and John Elway Improve Their Game

The NFL loves tight ends with strong basketball backgrounds. Antonio Gates, Julius Thomas and Jimmy Graham are just a few of the players whose experie...

Blake Griffin Learns Running Mechanics From Olympic Sprinter Carmelita Jeter

As part of a series with Red Bull called "The Crossover," in which L.A. Clippers star Blake Griffin explores various types of cross training acros...

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