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Are Bad Landing Mechanics Slowly Breaking Down Your Body?

In the world of sports performance, we're obsessed with force production. How much force can our muscles produce, and how fast can they do it? J...

Why Band-Assisted Jumps are the Missing Link for Your Explosive Training

Athletes are in the unending pursuit to enhance explosiveness. Who doesn't want to jump higher, sprint faster, hit harder and cut faster? The ability ...

French Contrast Training: Your Secret Weapon For Jumping Higher

There's a lot of confusion surrounding vertical jump training. Some say to simply practice jumping more often, some say you need to perform Olympic li...

Jump Higher and Run Faster With These 5 Trap Bar Exercises

Wanting to jump higher and run faster are probably two of the reasons you stepped into the weight room in the first place. The great thing is that we ...

20-Minute Full-Body Thanksgiving Day Workout

Thanksgiving is here! Time for some relaxation, gratitude and a chance to have some quality family time. The best part for an athlete is you finally get...

Build Strength and Speed With Weight Vest Workouts

Weight vests are an underrated training tool for strength and speed. Wearing a vest automatically makes an exercise or drill more difficult by increas...

4 Vertical Jump Training Mistakes

Sports are decided by a split-second or a couple inches and what separates elite athletes from the rest of the pack is their explosiveness....

Squat Jumps: Build Explosiveness With This Simple Lower-Body Exercise

Before discussing the benefits of jump squats, we need to explore what the benefits of Olympic lifting and athletic development. Olympic lifting is a...

Study Discovers the Easiest Way to Increase Sprint Speed and Jumping Height

Want to jump higher and sprint faster? You'd be hard-pressed to find an athlete who would say no to this question. That's why you come to STACK lookin...

The Ultimate 4-Week Preseason Basketball Workout

According to Tim DiFrancesco, owner of TD Athletes' Edge and former head strength coach for the Los Angeles Lakers, a preseason basketball workout pro...

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