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Why Young Athletes Should Utilize the Lateral Plyometric Jump

All too often, athletes ignore lateral movement in their training. Why? Well, with literally thousands of exercises and drills at their disposal, a...

Why Ample Rest Is Key to Building More Fast-Twitch Muscle Fiber

Athletes are always interested in "getting more fast twitch." Everyone has two general types of muscle—slow-twitch muscle fibers (also known as t...

How The 'Snap Down' Drill Builds Explosive Athletes From the Ground Up

For athletes to truly grasp what it takes to be faster, more explosive and more agile, they must understand the relationship between their feet and th...

The 4 Things WWE and NXT Superstars Do Before Every Workout

Sports entertainment has changed a lot in the last few decades. The movesets have evolved well beyond your standard strikes and suplexes, as WWE an...

Tweak Your Strength Training to Become a More Reactive, Explosive Athlete

Athletes who are interested in becoming more reactive and dynamic in sport need to make sure that their training programs reflect these traits. This m...

4 Advanced Jump Exercises Used By Explosive Athletes

In sports like basketball, soccer or hockey, acceleration and change-of-direction speed require more than just being big and strong. Lifting weights a...

Forget Olympic Lifts: Build Awesome Explosive Power With Med Ball Exercises

When training individuals of all populations and backgrounds, there should always be one main underlying objective: "Do no harm!" As fitness professio...

Build Figure Skating Power With The Dumbbell Split Snatch

If you have experience with figure skating or have been watching the Winter Olympics, you'll know the sport requires explosive power combined with the...

The Training That's Made Dwight Freeney an Ageless Pass-Rushing Wonder

Dwight Freeney is still terrorizing quarterbacks. The 37-year-old defensive end recently signed with the Seattle Seahawks, and his debut proved he'...

We Tested JAWKU Speed, a Wearable Designed to Make Athletes Faster

Athletes already know they're active. It's why devices that simply track the number of steps taken or stairs climbed in a day might not be all that...

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