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4 Reasons Why Sled Training is Perfect for Athletes

Don't be fooled by its simplicity. A sled is one of the most feared and vicious tools you can get your hands on in the gym and has the power to humble...

3 Acceleration Drills to Get Faster

Acceleration is the act of rapidly increasing movement velocity. While maximum speed in athletics is important, being able to quickly turn on that speed...

8 Positions to Lower Your 40-Yard-Dash Time

8 Positions To Help You Get That 4.2 Forty Yard Dash If you are talking American football, the 40 yard dash will certainly come up. Some around the game...

Take Your Basketball Training Outside With These 6 Dribbling Drills

Your school gym may be closed for summer break, but that's no excuse to skip out on summer basketball workouts. In fact, you don't even need to be...

Softball Conditioning for 7-Inning Strength

A multitude of options are available for conditioning for the sport of softball. Plyometric and agility workouts can be used for power and quickness...

Locker Room Quotes: Week of June 17

Every morning, STACK posts an inspirational quote on Facebook and Twitter to get you up and running. An articulate and powerful quote can go f...

Tips to Improve Your 40-Yard Dash Start

The 40-Yard Dash Start The 40-Yard Dash is a critical test of speed, which is why it's performed at the NFL Combine. Yes, the top speed part of th...

How Flying Sprints Will Help You Get Faster

If you want to increase your top speed, running traditional sprints will only take you so far. By the time you accelerate and hit your top speed, ...

Principles of Agility Training, Part 2

In Part 1 of this agility training series, we covered fundamental agility principles. However, the challenge with principles and guidelines is t...

40-Yard Dash Three-Point Stance Essentials

If your starting stance is flawed, you will lose valuable time out of the gate, thus hurting your 40 time. Refine your three-point stance so you c...

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