Motivation Articles

Dig deep on your last set in the gym with STACK's motivation content. We've got quotes from the best pro athletes and articles on how to develop your own motivation, which can help you deliver when it counts the most. If you're looking for tips, techniques, or videos of your favorite athletes sharing their strategies for making sure they get in the gym, you've come to the right place.

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Geno Auriemma's '$100 Bill' Tactic Helps Young Players Discover What True Hustle Feels Like

Geno Auriemma is arguably the most successful college basketball coach in history. Since becoming head coach of the University of Connecticut Huski...

Training With 'Intent' Is a Concept Too Many Young Athletes Fail to Appreciate

"Athletes are either compliant or competitive." I heard that phrase for the first time recently, and I quickly thought about how true it was when i...

If You're Simply Assigning Sets and Reps, You're Failing as a Strength and Conditioning Coach

Strength and conditioning coaches have never been more important. While the one-sentence job description for the role might be something as simple ...

LeBron's Epic Motivational Speech to His Son's AAU Team: 'If You Don't Want to Play a Role, Play Tennis or Golf'

LeBron James isn't your average sports parent. While we would dissuade most parents from jumping into their son's pre-game huddle and delivering a ...

How to Improve Female Athlete Participation in the Weight Room

As a first-year high school head strength and conditioning coach, one of the biggest concerns I faced was female athlete participation. Although ma...

3 Powerful Phrases to Remodel Your Athletic Mindset

As you continue to become a better athlete and a better you, the mindset you cultivate is critical to your success. When your mindset is in the rig...

10 Reminders Stressed Out Sports Parents Need to Hear

Are you a sports parent? Do you find yourself continually getting stressed about youth sports and your child's involvement in them? You are not alone....

USC Completes One of the Most Insane 4x400m Comebacks You'll Ever See

The NCAA Track & Field Championships took place on Saturday, and the women's track team for USC needed to win the final event, the 4x400m relay, t...

The 6 Greatest 'Flu Games' in Sports History

Being sick is certainly no fun. Your head hurts. Your stomach aches. All you're really capable of doing is lying on the couch. But for a...

5 Productive Strategies Parents Can Use to Develop Their Child's Athleticism

As a former high school strength and conditioning coach, I've noticed that athletic development opportunities for kids have faded in recent years. ...

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