Shot Put Articles

Return to main Shot Put page

Why Every Football Lineman Should Also Throw Shot Put

Fifteen offensive linemen were named to the 2017 Associated Press All-America teams. Eleven of them threw shot put in high school. This is no me...

7 Med Ball Throws to Build Explosive Power

Power development is where strength and conditioning coaches make their money, if an athlete can become more powerful they will be a better athlete....

How to Get in Shape Properly for Any Sport

"You have to get into game shape" If you are an athlete or coach, you have heard or said this about at some time in your career. It's a valid statement,...

Developing Rotational Power for Baseball, Tennis and Golf

Just looking at a baseball pitcher or hitter, tennis player or golf swing will tell you the importance of rotational power in these activities. If...

How Olympic Decathlete Bryan Clay Pulls Away Near the Finish Line

Elite ASICS athlete Bryan Clay makes "fast" look easy. Of course he does. Once named "The World's Greatest Athlete" for winning an Olympic Gold Meda...

Softball Performance: Training Your Hips the Right Way

Like any other sport to improve your softball performance you must train the right parts of the body the right way. Softball is a sport that requires...

3 Ways to Develop Fast-Twitch Muscles

So you want to be as strong as the Hulk, as fast as Flash, and as awesome as Superman. The secret to unlocking your superhuman potential may just lie...

Unbelievable (and Unexpected) Basketball Shot

No one expected the ball to go in the hoop when Marvey'o Otay of William Byrd High School saved it from going out of bounds with a behind-the-back fl...

Med Ball Throwing Exercises: You're Doing Them Wrong

med ball exercises A medicine ball can instantly add fun to any program. It is common to see "slams", "wall ball", and "shot put" routines with...

3 Medicine Ball Drills to Develop Velocity

Baseball constantly employs the phenomenon known as the stretch shortening cycle (SSC). This is when muscles are stretched through a quick countermo...

1
2