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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5-foot-2 Darnell Rogers is Leading a D1 Basketball Team In Scoring

UMBC basketball is the ultimate underdog. Not only is their mascot an actual retriever, but after knocking off 1-seed Virginia as a 16-seed in the ...

9 Ways to Make Time for Exercise

What is the No. 1 excuse for not exercising? Survey says: "Lack of time." But is it truly that we're too busy, or is it something deeper? Eac...

5 Ways Young Athletes Can Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Sports are filled with a tremendous amount of physical duress. From getting kicked to being knocked down, scraping knees to bruising bones, turf bu...

Carsen Edwards' Mirror Was Once So Covered With Goals He Could Barely See Himself

Carsen Edwards was 11 or 12 years old when his dad asked him a question that left him stumped. "What are your goals?" Like most kids that age, E...

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...

Does Listening to Music Help You Lift More Weight?

Athletes are always looking for a mental or physical edge while exercising or competing. There's no shortage of ergogenic aids—ranging from caffe...

3 Ways to Get Fitter When You 'Don't Have Time' to Work Out

"Daddy, do you have to leave?" As parents, we vow to spend as much time with our kids as possible. We all want to be there, especially in the forma...

20 Lessons for Female Athletes on Training and Life

This article originally appeared on EricaSuter.com Somewhere out there, there's a female athlete getting yelled at by her coach for making a mista...

How Sports Psychology Helped Jessica Eye Get Her Swag Back

Pro fighters may seem like some of the cockiest people on the planet, given the arrogant acts many put on at press conferences, or the sheer amount of...

Draymond Green on the Incredible Power of Self-Confidence for Athletes

Hate him or love him, there's no denying Draymond Green has beaten the odds. Though he was voted Big Ten Player of the Year his final season at Mic...

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