Workouts Articles

Elite athletes perform workouts designed to improve their overall athletic performance—strength, speed, conditioning and flexibility. To gain muscle strength, size and power, they perform weightlifting, bodyweight and other resistance-based workouts. To improve speed, agility and quickness, they complete workouts featuring explosive exercises [e.g., Box Jumps], and sprinting and reaction drills. To increase endurance and stamina, they do conditioning workouts—which can also burn fat and help athletes lose unhealthy weight. To reduce risk of injury, increase joint range of motion and improve overall mobility, top athletes perform flexibility workouts [e.g., dynamic and static stretching, yoga]. Learn the workouts that elite athletes regularly perform to reach their peak performance.

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Why Full-Body Movements Are Your Key to Getting in Better Shape Fast

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You're going about your business in the gym. Then a jacked dude saunters over and decides to share some of his glorious wisdom. And because he's jac...

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20-Minute Full-Body Thanksgiving Day Workout

Thanksgiving is here! Time for some relaxation, gratitude and a chance to have some quality family time. The best part for an athlete is you finally get...

Build Strength and Speed With Weight Vest Workouts

Weight vests are an underrated training tool for strength and speed. Wearing a vest automatically makes an exercise or drill more difficult by increas...

Try This Tough Full-Body Interval Routine When You're Short on Time

The end of the summer is here everyone! Although the summer fun and warm weather are coming to an end, why not get one last killer interval training...

Why Resistance Bands Are Perfect Strength Training Tools for Women's Basketball Teams

There are several challenges, especially during the season, that come along with women's basketball strength training at the high school or collegiate...

The Ultimate 4-Week Preseason Basketball Workout

According to Tim DiFrancesco, owner of TD Athletes' Edge and former head strength coach for the Los Angeles Lakers, a preseason basketball workout pro...

3 Arm Supersets to Build Muscle ASAP

Supersets are a great way to intensify your workouts and add volume to your sessions without adding time. A superset is done by alternating between...

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