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The Dallas Cowboys Are Using a Technologically Advanced Football to Prevent Fumbles

Turnovers cause football teams to lose games. Fumbles and interceptions not only give the defensive team possession of the football, they also defla...

Basketball Skill Development: How to Improve Your Game in the Weight Room

Train the Way You Play We have all heard the phrase "practice like you play." There is some scientific truth to that, we call it sport specificity. In...

You Can't Do It All in the Weight Room

Strength and speed development start in the weight room. Stronger and faster is the foundation for athletic performance improvement. But you can't do it...

How to Time Training Peaks to Be Your Best When It Matters Most

All your hard work should culminate when peaking for key competitions. Timing training peaks simply means to adjust your training in anticipation of...

Basketball Skill Development: The Pick and Roll

The great thing about basketball skill development is that it allows you to make mistakes while working on your craft. There is no shot clock, there are...

Training Tips for Next Year's Turkey Bowl

The battle has been fought, the champion has been crowned and the victory parade has run its course. Another great Turkey Bowl weekend has come t...

Develop Explosive Basketball Court Skills

Take complete advantage of your off-season with an effective basketball training program. By combining skill development workouts with resistance tr...

The 3 Pillars of Athletic Performance

I often talk with my clients about what I believe are the three foundational "pillars" of athletic performance: sports skill development, strength...

Off-Season Training Should Do More Than Build Muscle

Athletes commonly focus their off-season on building muscle. It's a great idea in theory, but a singular concentration on that area can lead to over...

Eric Bunnell Named STACK Expert of the Month

Eric Bunnell, infield coach at Lake Erie College (Painesville, Ohio) has been named STACK's Expert of the Month for December 2012. He will receiv...