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The Best Training Tool to Strengthen Your Posterior Chain and Prevent Knee Injuries

Most gyms don't have a Glute Ham Developer, or GHD. If your gym does, it's likely misused, underused or not used at all. That's a shame, because th...

This Drill From Giancarlo Stanton Might Be The Most Brutal Lower-Body Exercise We've Ever Seen

Giancarlo Stanton is a terrifying athlete. The 6-foot-6, 249-pound New York Yankees outfielder launched 59 home runs and totaled 132 RBIs in 2017 e...

Build Incredible Functional Strength With The Single-Leg Zercher RDL

Functional lower-body strength is a key part of completing daily activities. The ability to perform movements off a single leg without struggle or ...

Try the Couch Stretch for Tight Quads

As an athlete, you use your quads a lot. They're active every time you sprint, change directions, jump up for a ball, lunge or squat. Combined with ou...

5 Essential Strength Exercises for Runners

Running is an excellent way to stay in shape, whether its for general fitness or a specific sport. Not only does it provide stellar physical benefits...

Why Swimmers Shouldn't Overtrain Their Quads

You have to propel through the water faster than the other swimmers, so you work harder on your quads and arms, right? Wrong. Swimmers love to train...

Why Strengthening This Muscle May Fix Knee Pain

A big, strong VMO is associated with bodybuilders who desire defined, sculpted quads. If you're an athlete, your VMO doesn't need to look like it's bu...

Soft Tissue Care for Athletes, Part 2: Maintain Your Engine

Soft Tissue Care for Athletes, Part 1 covered the feet and calves; Part 2 moves up the chain to the legs and hips. Your body is like a car. Picture...

Exercise of the Week: Box Step-Up

Every Wednesday, STACK features an Exercise of the Week to help you improve your overall sports performance—including strength, speed, condition...

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