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 One Pakistani Woman Used Squash to Help Her Escape the Terror of the Taliban

Maria Toorpakai, a 27-year-old professional squash player, grew up as a sports-loving tomboy in Pakistan. As you may imagine, that wasn't exactly easy...

Jalen Ramsey and the NFL's 5 Most Savage Trash-Talkers

Talking trash. It's an art that's almost as old as sport itself. The best trash-talkers speak with a purpose. They want to rattle their opponent...

5 Behaviors of High-Performing Sports Parents

Parenting in youth sport has developed into a significant talking point in recent times. Unfortunately most of this discussion centres on overbearing...

'Intellectual Brutality': The Value Behind Stanford Football's Sustained Success

"Intellectual brutality." It's the motto that's propelled Stanford football to new heights. Since 2010, only Alabama, Ohio State and Clemson have w...

Shaquem Griffin, UCF's One-Handed Star Linebacker, Lives a Life of No Excuses

If you haven't been paying attention to UCF football, you've done yourself a disservice. The Golden Knights are 11-0 and headed for the America...

5 Tips to Become a Morning Workout Person

Finding the motivation to workout at any time in the day can be tough, but it can be especially terrible to do a morning workout when so many people...

Why Coaches and Parents Should Avoid Placing Too Much Emphasis on Team and Individual Results

Fall season playoff time can be intense, hyper-competitive, exhilarating or heartbreaking. These moments are great opportunities to focus on teachable...

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

Roy Halladay, an eight-time MLB All-Star and two-time Cy Young Award winner, tragically passed away yesterday at the age of 40. As the remembrances...

4 Reasons Why You Should Work Out in the Morning

The best time of day to workout is first thing in the morning. There, I said it. No, it's not because you'll burn more fat in the morning than you would...

The 'Power of Football' Project Highlights the Positive Impact High School Football Is Making Across America

Nothing brings people together like high school football. The tradition. The passion. The electricity in the air on an autumn Friday night. For the...

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