Comfortably Uncomfortable – The Enemy of Progress
When people are working without the guidance of a coach or the structure of some objective markers, there is a tendency to fall into a very specific intensity of training: [...]
Science Says This Is the Absolute Best Time of Day to Work Out
At this very second, trillions of clocks inside your body are ticking away. Their job is to keep track of time and optimize your body to stay in sync with [...]
Will a 2-Week Break From Training Ruin Your Strength?
Athletes spend months building a foundation of muscle and strength only to see it wither away when a vacation, injury, or unexpected time off occurs....
Inside the Brutal Electrode-Enhanced Training System That’s Taking the NHL by Storm
If you were to walk in on one of Zach Parise’s off-ice workouts, you might think you had stumbled into a grotesque science experiment. The Minnesota Wild winger might be down [...]
Tart Cherry Juice: A Superfood for Athletes?
Tart cherry juice the sports nutrition super food that can help speed up your recovery and preserve strength gains. Tart cherries are rich in compounds...
5 Top Weight Room Exercises for Cross Country Runners
Running more than three miles at a competitive pace requires grueling effort, practice and discipline. When training for cross country, you need to focus primarily on endurance; but don't make [...]
Guidelines for Effective Pre-Workout Nutrition
For competitive athletes, what to eat or what supplement to take before a workout has become an increasingly popular topic. Pre-workout nutrition is important. You need to fuel your body [...]
First Look: Robert Griffin III in D.C. (VIDEO)
We're only a few weeks ago from intense training camp practices and the NFL's first round of preseason games, which is good news for rookies anxious to prove themselves to [...]
STACK Originals Presents: "The Short STACK," Episode 2
If you happened to miss the debut of our weekly roundup YouTube show "The Short STACK," you're not too late. Here's your chance to catch it again before checking out [...]
Outrun the Heat With Cool Point
With temperatures on the rise, it's time to switch out thermals in favor of lighter gear for outside training. But what you need to keep cool this summer may not [...]