Motivation Articles

Dig deep on your last set in the gym with STACK's motivation content. We've got quotes from the best pro athletes and articles on how to develop your own motivation, which can help you deliver when it counts the most. If you're looking for tips, techniques, or videos of your favorite athletes sharing their strategies for making sure they get in the gym, you've come to the right place.

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How Drue Tranquill Dominates Life

To many, Drue Tranquill is perfection personified. At Notre Dame, he was a two-time team captain. He majored in Mechanical Engineering and graduate...

The 'Play Hard' Chart: The Motivational Tool Behind Kansas State's Extreme Effort

How do you measure heart? How do you quantify hustle? How do you take the intangible qualities the best basketball teams seem to possess, and turn the...

Faith, Focus and 500 Balls a Day: How Kelvin Harmon Became The NFL's Next 'Alpha' Receiver

Long ago, Kelvin Harmon learned that chasing greatness can be lonely. Few people want to stay on the turf after an exhausting practice and run rout...

Eye of the Tiger: What Athletes Need to Know About Intrinsic Motivation

What is motivation? Motivation is what changes your behavior and drives your actions. A lack of motivation can leave you feeling drifting in life, ...

Your Good Is Good Enough: 4 Tips For Sustaining Strong Performance

As a professor in sport psychology/leadership and a longtime consultant for programs such as USC and Texas, I have seen firsthand the different mindse...

Why Coaches Who Tell the Truth Get Greater Buy-In

Javair Gillett knows all about building better athletes. Prior to becoming the Houston Rockets' Director of Athletic Performance, he was the head s...

Former Teammates, Coaches Remember Roy Halladay's Legendary Work Ethic

Roy Halladay is heading to Cooperstown. The eight-time MLB All-Star and two-time Cy Young Award winner was recently voted into the Baseball Hall of...

WATCH: A 16-Year-Old Jack Eichel Make a 300-Pound Hang Clean Look Easy

Jack Eichel has emerged as one of the NHL's most explosive players. At the time of this writing, the Buffalo Sabres' young phenom currently boasts ...

Austin Ekeler Reveals How 'Positive Peer Pressure' in High School Helped Propel Him to Greatness

Austin Ekeler is an athletic marvel. When Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn recently dubbed Ekeler the strongest guy on the team, he was...

5 Keys for a Strong Transition From High School Sports to College Athlete

The jump in competition from high school sports to college sports can be stunning. To get recruited to play in college, you typically have to be on...

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