Cardio Articles

You can be huge in the gym all you want, but if you don't have good cardio, you don't have anything. Learn cardio routines that can help you shed body fat and improve your conditioning from some of the best athletes in all sports. Whether you prefer running outdoors, hitting a treadmill or performing game-specific drills, STACK will get your heart rate up.

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How Does Your Body Actually Burn Fat?

Sweat is dripping down your forehead. Your muscles are warm and burning. Pacing around the gym, you work to catch your breath. It was a good workout. ...

Why You Don't Need as Much Conditioning as You Think

Conditioning is important. But do you need to focus on conditioning as much as many coaches would lead you to believe? Short answer: No, you don't....

How Soccer Athletes Should Approach Strength Training

Building muscle for soccer doesn't take fancy training equipment. Athletes just need to focus on quality movements and build strength that transfers t...

A Peloton Bike Probably Won't Get You Your Dream Body. Here's Why

Peloton is taking over the world. The exercise equipment and media company that was founded in 2012 is now valued at over $4 billion. The basic Pel...

Why a Hard Workout Isn't Always a Good Workout

We live in a society that often equates "more" with "better." Going overboard is engrained in American culture, and our approach to fitness is no d...

4 Ways to Increase the Quality of Your Workout Without Adding Reps

Are you spending hours a day at the gym but feel like you're not seeing progress? That can be a helpless feeling, but the truth is you shouldn't be...

Why Traditional Cardio Sucks for Fat Loss (and What to Do Instead)

One of the biggest mistakes I see people make when it comes to training is spending too much time on traditional cardio. The human race was designe...

Why Doing Cardio After Your Lift Could Sabotage Your Strength Gains

Athletes want to be the Jack of all trades—conditioned, strong, fast and muscular. The problem is, it's tough to gain muscle and get in good cardiov...

How to Work Out in a Gym Full of Newbies Armed With New Year's Resolutions

Working out in a gym after New Year's can be incredibly frustrating. It's overcrowded with people who typically have no idea what they're doing. The...

4 Ways to Build Cycling Power

Winter season is coming up, and so many of us will be forced to stow our bicycles in the garage. But that does not mean that the next few months should...

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