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Does Sled Training Actually Develop Core Strength?

Performing heavy sled training (drags and pushes) have been the commonality as of late to show the prowness of one's upper body, lower body and to some...

By: Kelvin King Jr.

Increase Your Power With This Med Ball Workout

Perfect Remedy for Stale Workouts and Crowded Gyms: Portable, Versatile, Creative Medicine Ball Exercises By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Scenario A: With...

By: Jim Carpentier

Rotational Chops: The Key to Increasing Your Throwing and Swinging Power

In order to improve rotational power, which is essential for any rotational athlete (that includes you who only plays golf on weekends), it has to first...

By: Chris Cooper

6 Push-Up Variations to Build Strength and Improve Shoulder Health

Push-Ups are a staple for building upper-body strength. They target the chest, shoulders, and triceps, engage the core and require no equipment or spo...

By: Anthony Yeung

How to Create an Effective Workout in a Crowded Gym

Improvised Productive Workouts inside an Overcrowded Gym or Outdoors By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Coaches and athletes must improvise when game strategy...

By: Jim Carpentier

Rapidly Improve Your Endurance With These Workout Finishers

Add opposing ladders as a workout finisher to the end of a training session or if you're short on time, this will be sure to give you a tough workout...

By: Pui Lok Choi

How Training to Resist Movement Makes You Stronger

To become a better athlete you must train in all planes of motion.. This means you must train in the frontal, sagittal, and transverse planes. In...

By: John Papp

Get Fit With This Brutal Military-Inspired Workout

Confidence courses (aka obstacle courses) are part of military physical training. Obstacle Races are also reportedly the fastest growing participatory...

By: Tammy Kovaluk

How NFL Athletes Get Explosive With Plyometric Training

In nearly every professional sport, the ability to accelerate explosively and jump are critical skills towards the path of success. Whether you are a...

By: STACK Staff

How to Build Maximal Strength, the True Measure of Brute Force

Maximal strength is critical for sports performance. It impacts sprinting, jumping, throwing, hitting, batting, kicking, stopping, changing directions,...

By: John Cissik