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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The 'BuffBoxx' Sends You the Latest and Greatest in Fitness and Nutrition Every Month for a Great Value

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How to Set Up the Perfect Group Workout

Program Design For The Small Group Customized Setting In this day and age randomized group classes, run around boot camps is a dying breed. These...

How to Do Burpees to Build Endurance and Strength

A Burpee is a bodyweight exercise that combines a Push-Up with a Squat Jump to produce a move that challenges your mind as well as your muscles. Do...

4 Bad Habits Ruining Your Workouts

Habits are developed over time for better or for worse. Habits take little energy, that is why they are not hard for us to do, we just naturally, almost...

This 30-Minute Kettlebell Challenge Will Test Your Limits

Are you ready for the full body kettlebell challenge? My brother, Brian Boudro posted this on his facebook the other day and I decided to give it a...

Why the Goblet Squat Is the Best Type of Squat for Young Athletes

The Goblet Squat is a lower-body exercise in which you hold a dumbbell or kettlebell with both hands in front of your chest. It's the ideal Squat vari...

The 5 Nutrition Habits of Explosive Basketball Players

Basketball players: One of the major factors that determine whether you'll become a good player or a great one is your diet. The proof is in the ph...

Get in Shape for Your Season With This 12-Week Conditioning Plan

To compete with the best, you have to be in the absolute best shape. Increased conditioning levels will help the athlete maintain a high level of play...

Basketball Off-Season Workout: Strength and Size

If you've spent any time talking with a strength coach—or browsing the articles on STACK.com—you understand that it's critical to focus your train...

This Modification Makes Russian Twists Way More Effective (and Safer!)

The Russian Twist is a popular core exercise that improves oblique strength and definition. The exercise, typically performed with a medicine ball, in...

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