Strength Training Articles

Whether you want to get bigger or faster, strength training is an important tool for all athletes to use to help them improve their in-game performance. Lifting weights and supplying your body with proper nutrition and plenty of protein allows for your muscles to grow, which can help provide an edge over the competition. Read up on the latest workouts, trends and tips while you catch up on top NFL, MLB and NBA athletes demonstrating their routines.

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3 College Strength Coaches Explain the Biggest Training Mistakes Made by High School Athletes

Are you prepared to make the jump to collegiate sports? Most of what you do on the field during high school is to prove to a college coach that you...

Basketball Training Tips From the Cleveland Cavaliers' Starting 5

The Cleveland Cavaliers won their first championship in franchise history last season. Led by noted workout beast LeBron James, each member of the Cav...

The Brian Urlacher Workout

  Prior to the 2004 NFL season, Brian Urlacher's agent contacted nationally renowned speed and strength specialist Chip Smith about improving the ...

Are HIIT Workouts Sabotaging Your Strength?

High-intensity interval training is considered by many to be the Holy Grail of exercise. It promises unmatched conditioning and fat-loss benefits in...

My Back Hurts When I Deadlift. What Am I Doing Wrong?

The Deadlift. It's a powerhouse of an exercise that enhances almost every aspect of athletic performance. If you want to be bigger, stronger and fa...

Be Ready to Run a 5K in 6-8 Weeks

  If you're not a seasoned runner but can jog at least a mile, participating in a 5K event is within your reach. I've put together a 5K tra...

How Training Like a Fighter Can Make You a Better Athlete

Every fight we watch, whether it is boxing, MMA, or something else, is won in the gym before either contestant enters the ring. Fights of all kind are a...

How Deshaun Watson is Preparing for the Biggest Season in Clemson Football History

The 2016 season will be Deshaun Watson's last as a Clemson Tiger. The NFL awaits. Watson almost certainly will be the first player taken in next yea...

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 Did Russell Wilson Suddenly Get So Freaking Jacked?

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has always been built a bit like a bowling ball, but one look at the perennial Pro Bowler as he participat...

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