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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Nominate Your Coach for Positive Coaching Alliance's Double-Goal Coach Award

If you find yourself taking home many of the quotes and principles your coach instills in you on the playing field then let's make sure they are...

Here's Why the Best Coaches Are Positive Individuals

Doc Rivers and his son, Austin, are notable as the highest-profile father-son/coach-player combination in recent U.S. sports history. Doc is a PCA...

The Awesome Coaching Tactic Behind That Incredible Viral Volleyball Play

Odds are, you've seen the incredible viral volleyball play that's been burning up the internet over the last couple days. If not, here you go: ...

Why Otto Porter Jr. Didn't Play AAU Basketball (And Believes He's Better Because of It)

Otto Porter Jr. didn't play AAU basketball. That makes the 24-year-old Washington Wizards forward something of an anomaly in today's NBA. Almost al...

Why Coaches Need Moral Courage

Joe Ehrman, founder of Coach for America and Positive Coaching Alliance National Advisory board member, shares his biggest concern amongst coaches is...

Why Francisco Lindor Stitched the Letters 'BC' on all of His Gloves

BC. They might be the two most important letters in Francisco Lindor's life. When the Cleveland Indians superstar shortstop takes the field, the...

Majok Deng Grew Up in Worn-Torn South Sudan. Now He's Preparing to Play Division-1 Basketball.

We arrived at a suburban Phoenix high school on a steamy summer morning in Arizona to begin our video shoot with Majok Deng (pronounced Ma-Juke), one ...

Former Teammates, Coaches Recall Sean Taylor's Legendary Work Ethic

Sean Taylor was one of the most electrifying defensive players in NFL history. Before his tragic death in November of 2007, Taylor had established ...

7 NFL Stars Who Started Their Careers By Dominating On The Scout Team

The scout team. The army of warm bodies tasked with being the starters' punching bags as they prepare for the impending opponent. The scout team is...

How Megan Walker Earned The Right to Become UConn Basketball's Next Superstar

UConn freshman Megan Walker has had a target on her back for years. Ever since she was named the top women's basketball recruit in the class of 201...

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