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Hack Squat: Upgrading the Old-School Strength Staple

The Barbell Hack Squat is an old-school strength exercise that's been around forever. Essentially a Deadlift that begins with the barbell behind your ...

What 'Pressure' Really Means For Athletes—And How Great Coaches Take it Away

"Man, there is so much pressure!" "Don't choke under the pressure!" Pressure is a common point of interest in sports. It's something that's talk...

Training a Team in the Weight Room? 5 Simple Hacks You Should Be Using

You can find several similarities between training the average person and training the competitive athlete. Since I'm a coach with experience in both ...

More 'Us,' Less 'Them': What Championship Teams Focus On

What do you want from your athletes on game day? The coaches we consult will often begin with broad concepts like "win" or "compete at a high level." ...

Want to Improve Your Lead Leg Block? Do This in the Gym

The lead leg block is an important key to throwing velocity for baseball pitchers. As the front foot strikes the ground, the linear momentum of the lo...