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8 Core Exercises That Are Better Than Sit-Ups

What's Wrong With the Sit-Up? For decades the bent-knee sit-up has served as the go-to core exercise by military personnel, sports coaches, and phy...

Basketball Off-Season Workout: Strength and Size

If you've spent any time talking with a strength coach—or browsing the articles on STACK.com—you understand that it's critical to focus your train...

The Bird Dog Row: Can You Conquer This Badass Exercise?

Think your core strength is on point? Time to test yourself with the Bird Dog Row. By performing a Single-Arm Row from a Bird Dog position, the ...

How to Instantly Tell if Your Planks are Lame or Legit

Tell Dr. Matt Stevens you can hold a Plank longer than say, 30 seconds, and you'll likely wind up with a challenge. The Perfect Plank Challenge. ...

Why Athletes of All Ages Should Utilize Dead Bugs

What exactly is a Dead Bug? Despite the funny name, Dead Bugs should be regarded as a very important exercise for any athlete, regardless of traini...

The 7 Best Exercises For a Killer Swiss Ball Workout

Swiss Balls are a tremendous training tool. When used correctly, these simple spheres can help build a stronger, leaner and more resilient body. Th...

LeBron's Secret to Being Better Than Ever in Season 15? Superhuman Core Strength

With his recent play, 33-year-old LeBron James has ascended to yet another level of basketball greatness. He may soon find himself in a stratosphere w...

The Best TRX Core Exercise You've Never Seen

Equipment like TRX straps can give athletes some of the largest bang for their buck in the entire gym when it comes to workload efficiency. One of ...

Destroy Your Imbalances And Become a Superior Athlete With This Warm-Up

Everyone has certain areas they should spend time on to correct and develop. For some it may be hip mobility, others core stability, or maybe it's a s...

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