Coaches Can Maximize the Impact of Their Feedback by Saying Less
Swedish psychologist Anders Ericsson said that deliberate practice (meaning practice that maximizes learning) requires certain elements. One of those crucial elements is immediate feedback. Now, this doesn’t necessarily mean it [...]
The Fantastic 5-Minute Warm-Up
In need of a quick warm-up that can get you ready for action in a hurry? You could do a lot worse than the four-move warm-up shown in the video [...]
The New Rules of Agility Training
When I say the words “agility drill,” what comes to mind? For most people, it’s an athlete moving through a diagram of carefully arranged bright orange cones with military precision. [...]
How Obstacle Courses Can Reintroduce Play to America’s Kids
Kids crave movement. They want to jump, skip, climb, sprint, crawl, dive and tumble. They want to explore what their bodies are capable of, even if it means an occasional [...]
Simple Rules to Follow When Training Very Young Athletes
Keeping things simple, fun and safe is always a smart approach.
At Age 33, Adrian Peterson Remains One of the NFL’s Biggest Physical Freaks
Adrian Peterson cannot be stopped. Prior to the season, Peterson told STACK that he was on a quest to become the greatest running back who ever lived. But teams seemed [...]
Kids Play Fewer ‘Pick-Up Games,’ and it’s Hurting Youth Sports
Pick-up games. They used to be a staple in the lives of American children. Get a group of kids together, grab a ball, and go play. It was a sanctuary [...]
5 Things I Learned From Using the Wearable Designed for Professional Athletes
The WHOOP has become the go-to wearable of elite athletes. The NFL Players Association recently announced a five-year partnership with WHOOP in which every active player will be provided with a [...]
What’s the Difference Between Dry Needling and Acupuncture?
The Latest Technique in Sports Performance Physical Therapy When it comes to new age physical therapy techniques changing the game in the rehabilitation...
5 Ways Alcohol Undermines Your Workout
There is no doubt about it: alcohol and sports are interlaced. Whether it is going out for a drink after your game with friends, or getting a beer at...