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5 Workouts to Increase Your Vertical Jump

A good vertical jump can give you an immense advantage in athletics, particularly in basketball, where a strong and powerful jump can be the difference...

3 Hip Stability Exercises That Create a Foundation for Strength and Speed

Just about every competitive athlete knows about the benefits of powerful hip strength. These movements include the squat, deadlift, clean, snatch, push...

The Single-Leg RDL: How to Perform It, Common Mistakes and Advanced Variations

The Single-Leg RDL is a potent exercise. For athletes, it develops the single-leg strength needed to be explosive off both legs when sprinting, jum...

Use Pause Lifts to Increase Strength And Power

Pause lifts are a great way to help you burst through strength plateaus. Not only do they strengthen your lifts, but they force you to develop eccentric...

5 Hockey Lower-Body Exercises That Improve Skating Speed

There seems to be a common fault that hockey players exhibit in their skating stride. Their skating stride is too shallow which robs the player of their...

How the Houston Texans Rookies Are Training for the 2016 NFL Season

2-14, 9-7 and 9-7 Those are the won-loss records of the Houston Texans over the past three NFL seasons. Anchored by a ferocious defense led by perenn...

The Single-Leg Kettlebell Swap Is the Most Important Exercise You're Not Doing

Improving foot, ankle, and hip function is something I work quite extensively on with my athletes and clients. One exercise I use on a consistent basis...

Use These Hip Extension Exercises to Become a Better Athlete

Hip extension exercises are an important way to help improve athletic performance. The ability for the hamstrings, glutes, and lower back to work...

Workout Modifications Needed for Hockey Training

When you think of hockey players you think of toughness. On hockey injury reports there are only two types of injuries: upper body injuries and lower...

Why Building Muscle Is Important for Athletes, Not Just Bodybuilders

Building muscle mass is a reason that a lot of people lift weights. When they work out they are really concerned with building larger muscles for the...

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