How Your Deadlift Max Will Make You Faster
To get faster, you need to get stronger. This may fly in the face of everything you’ve heard about speed training, but put simply, strong athletes are fast athletes. It [...]
The Hustle Stat: Aspects of Your Game that Catch the NBA’s Eye
Bleacher Report recently interviewed Denver Nuggets Analytics Manager Tommy Balcetis, who is in charge of evaluating college prospects in preparation for the NBA draft. Balcetis said he takes into account [...]
‘Show Muscles’ for Strength vs. ‘Go Muscles’ for Performance
Essentials of Strength Training: Show Muscles vs Go Muscles To begin it is important that we look at strength and performance training and define...
Pyramids: A Sprint Workout for the Strong
As the weather gets nice you may decide to head out to the track to get a training session in. When you get there it may come as a bit of surprise to...
Wrestlers: Study Examines Effect of Rapid Weight Loss
Hey wrestlers, think you can just "get used" to cutting weight before big matches? Think again. A study in the September 2013 issue of The British Journal Of Sports Medicine [...]
The Best Time to Consume Creatine
Creatine is one of the most popular and well-researched supplements on the market. (Learn about the benefits of creatine.) Yet despite the vast array of studies, when you should take [...]
Ask the Experts: How Many Calories Should I Eat?
Q: How many calories should I eat? A: Every person needs a different amount of calories each day, so we cannot recommend a single number. However, you can get an [...]
Maintain Muscle Mass During Football Season
Unfortunately, the beginning of the school year and the football season can mark the end of a consistent strength and conditioning program. Some athletes may be celebrating the end of [...]
How to Calculate Your Daily Fueling Needs
At the 2011 NSCA Coaches Conference [which STACK wrote about here], Josh Hingst, director of sports nutrition for the University of Nebraska, presented a session on "Complete Nutrition for College [...]