Stretching Articles

Too often overlooked and under appreciated, stretching is actually a very important aspect of training for any athlete. If incorporated into workouts, stretching has the ability to help speed up recovery and build muscle, as well as heal and prevent injuries. Turn to STACK for the perfect stretches needed to amp up your workout routine as well as guides on how to incorporate Pilates and yoga into your training plans.

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9 Dead Bug Variations That Build an Athletic Core

Core stability is the ability to maintain a neutral spine using the abdomen, back, neck and shoulder girdle muscles as stabilizers rather than movers....

Study Reveals a More Effective Way to Build Muscle

For the longest time, muscle-building workouts have followed a fairly standard formula. To cause hypertrophy, the technical term for muscle growth, ...

The Key to Dominant Strength and Power

Workout Fundamentals: The Key to Dominant Strength & Power By Shane Trotter, CSCS We live in the age of information and yet there is far less...

Build an Effective Workout With This 8-Step Blueprint

I developed The Perfect Workout Regimen for myself and my patients that are looking to get in better shape and lose weight are based off a very simple...

This Simple Plyometric Exercise Will Make You Faster

Plyometric exercises are among the best ways to improve your speed for your sport. Unfortunately, too many athletes butcher them. Sometimes the...

5 Simple Tips That Will Maximize Your Workouts

It's great that you understand that you need to train regularly if you want to achieve maximum health and be the best athlete you can be for your sport...

Is Your Back Healthy? Find Out With These 2 Spine Tests

Whether you're squatting, deadlifting, tossing a med ball against a wall, running, or swimming, guess what? Your spine is moving, hence the impetus to...

Battle Growth Spurt Pain With These 3 Stretches

Are you or your young athletes experiencing growth spurt pain in the ankles or knees? Young athletes that are going through puberty will have rapid...

This Rep Technique Makes Any Exercise Ridiculously Tough

There's a simple way make any exercise more difficult: Add a quarter rep between the first and second parts of a normal rep. Think this sounds easy?...

4 Workout Strategies to Build Better Golfers

Golf fitness is nothing new. Tiger was probably one of the first big name golfers to popularize strength training, and, since then, it has recently...

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