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Basketball Off-Season Workout: Strength and Size

If you've spent any time talking with a strength coach—or browsing the articles on STACK.com—you understand that it's critical to focus your train...

Why You Should Always Put Safety Collars on the Bar

Lifting collars or clips are designed to keep plates securely on a barbell. Using collars is a basic weight room safety requirement, but raise your ha...

Get Ripped With Patrick Willis' Workout

  He hit like a freight train from the middle of the San Francisco 49ers' 3-4 defense. But don't call Patrick Willis "The Little Engine That C...

Off-Season Workout Program for Basketball Centers

To dominate in the paint, basketball centers must be big, strong and have a high vertical jump. They must also have the endurance to run from hoop to ...

Hip Thrust: The Most Important Exercise You're Not Doing

How to Hip Thrust for Maximal Performance There are four leg exercises that every athlete should be doing: Squats, Dead Lifts, and Bulgarian Split...

4 Workout Finishers That Will Help You Dominate the Final Minutes of a Game

By now you've probably heard about workout finishers and why they are a great way to end any workout. Finishers are a great way to build conditioning...

5 Floor Press Variations That Will Build Your Bench Press

"How much can you Bench"? is one of the most annoying questions. Conversationally, the bench press and its many variations are one of those go to...

This Chest Workout Will Test Your Strength and Give You a Serious Pump

Looking for a quick and intense upper body workout? I've been tinkering around with different ways to build the chest, triceps, and shoulders for years...

Recover From a Tackle or Bodycheck Faster With This Workout

Supersetting Seated, Supine, Side and Prone Exercises with Standing Movements for Enhancing Sports Performance By Jim Carpentier, CSCS In sports,...

These Do's and Don'ts of Resting Between Sets Will Maximize Your Workout

Training for strength requires long rest times. Your muscles need 3 to 5 minutes to recover after you lift near your max to prevent fatigue from impai...

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