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adidas Traxion Technology Designed to Increase Traction

After all the excitement surrounding Team USA in the recent Women's World Cup, many soccer players are eagerly anticipating their own season this fall...

Enhance Endurance With Speed Ladder Training in the Weight Room

As reported last week, opportunities abound to enhance your foot speed and quickness in the weight room. One way is by performing ladder drills betwee...

Exclusive Training With U.S. National Team Defender Heather Mitts

With more than 100 caps in international play, it's no surprise that defender Heather Mitts was named to the U.S. Women's National team for the 2010 W...

Group H: Honduras

 The team from this tiny Central American country is back on the world stage for the first time since 1982. They squeaked in through an equalizer at ...

Tennessee Softball's Flexibility Test

Here, Collin Schlosser, associate head strength and conditioning coach at the University of Tennessee, explains the test he uses to measure the La...

Partner Agility Races

If you're a lugging post player or a guard whose feet seem encased in concrete, it's time to review your speed training. Below, Dr. Marcus Elliott...

Man-to-Man Coverage

If you're looking to build your man-to-man coverage skills, you've come to the right place. Shutdown cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha of the Oakland Raider...

Defending the Net

It's no secret that goalkeepers need to move laterally as quickly as possible. If opponents fired shots directly into your lap, any Average Joe could ...

Agility for Infielders

Complete this sentence: Bat is to ball as _____ is to agility. The answer: speed. For a hitter to be successful, he has to connect the bat to the bal...

Lower-Body Flexibility with Wichita State Baseball

Whatever your sport, stretching religiously will help prevent injury and enhance your performance. That's why Kerry Rosenboom, head strength and cond...

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