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The Movement Too Many Soccer Players Neglect—and How You Can Train It

Ever seen a soccer player who can bolt down the field when it comes to linear sprinting, yet has the side-to-side agility of a snail? For a dynamic...

Why Forcing 'Better' Biomechanics on Athletes Doesn't Always Make Sense

When it comes to complex sport movement, there is no textbook technique. So why do many coaches try to force their athletes into what they deem as per...

Why the 'Jump and Bump' Drill Should Be a Staple in Every Athlete's Training

The Jump and Bump Drill is awesome for many reasons. It's something we have used for years in helping with jumping and landing, and doing so after con...

5 Lower-Body Exercises Soccer Players Should Be Doing

Soccer success largely requires speed and athleticism. Many plays consist of single-leg actions, stop-and-go movements, hard cuts and explosive spr...

How to Build Baseball Agility That Actually Transfers to the Field

Almost everywhere you look, coaches are creating strength and conditioning programs to improve strength, body composition, muscle hypertrophy, power a...

At The NFL Combine, The 3-Cone Drill Reveals The Next Great Pass Rusher

For as much as we obsess over the NFL Combine, it cannot predict the future. A player can have a monster showing and end up a bust, or he can post ...

Unlock Greater Athleticism and Durability With 3 Adductor-Strengthening Exercises

Any athlete who competes in a sport that involves dynamic cutting and change of direction is susceptible to groin injuries. Strength coaches have lear...

The SpeedGrip Sock Aims to Give Athletes More Quickness, Confidence

Stability breeds explosiveness. The more stable your body is, the more directional force you'll be able to put into the ground. Small increases in ...

9 NFL Stars Who Grew Up Playing Soccer

Soccer is a fantastic sport for sharpening footwork, agility, vision, reaction time and conditioning. That's exactly why football coaches like Mike Le...

2 Groin Exercises That Will Improve Agility and Prevent Injuries

Slideboard Side squat Aside from those god-awful adduction/abduction machines which gather dust in the corners far displaced from the other equipment,...

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