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Train for wrestling with workouts that provide the explosive strength and power you need to take down an opponent. In addition to STACK's wrestling workouts, we also provide plenty of nutrition advice to help wrestlers make and maintain weight throughout their training. Maximize your performance with workouts, drills and advice from coaches and athletes from some of the top college wrestling programs in the nation in our wrestling training video library.

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Summer Mental Training Plan for Wrestling

Wrestlers: there are some critical steps you need to take before relaxing into your summer routine. Before the season becomes a distant memory, t...

Chest and Back Exercises for Sports Performance and Injury Prevention

Building the chest and back is essential for performing better in almost every sport. The chest muscles are involved in pushing movements in sport...

STACK Summer Training Guide 2013

No matter how big and strong you are, if you're winded and out of breath at the end of the game, you won't win. On the court or playing field, con...

Wrestling Summer Training Guide 2013

STACK's Wrestling Summer Training Guide was created by Zeke Jones, head coach of the U.S. freestyle wrestling team, who led the squad at the 2012 ...

School of Hard Knocks

Chief Austin Randolph knows the value of getting punched in the face. New Jersey National Guard Chief Randolph led the Guard's Combatives program...

U.S. Olympic Coach to Wrestlers: 'We Have to Step Up'

Sean Bormet is calm for a man who's just had his life's work threatened. Bormet, a freestyle wrestling coach for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team and...

Locker Room Quotes: Week of Jan. 28

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

Be Tougher on the Mat With the Solo Shoulders Wrestling Drill

Wrestlers need to be able to change positions quickly on the mat to avoid being pinned, and they need to perform drills that build that skill. Tr...

Build Muscle for Wrestling With 3 Isometric Combo Exercises

Whatever season of training they're in, wrestlers know the importance of strength and endurance conditioning. Often overlooked, though, is the need ...

How to Set Goals for a Successful Wrestling Season

The new wrestling season marks a fresh start. Everyone begins with a perfect record. But what really sets the tone for a successful season are your ...

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