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How to Unlock the Power of Your Big Toe for Superior Athletic Performance

Who remembers the movie Stripes? If you're older like me, it is an 80's classic. For the rest of you, it's a great download in the sea of movie med...

The Savage 'Finisher' That's Actually Amazing for Your Body

"Pain is just weakness leaving the body." It's one of the most common coaching phrases out there. It's also used to justify some of the worst pr...

The New Rules of Agility Training

When I say the words "agility drill," what comes to mind? For most people, it's an athlete moving through a diagram of carefully arranged bright or...

The Secret 6 a.m. Workouts That Propelled Tom Brady to His First Super Bowl Victory

Tom Brady's performance at the 2000 NFL Combine was horrendous. He ran a snail-like 5.28 in the 40-Yard Dash and recorded an abysmal 24.5-inch Vert...

Coaches Can Maximize the Impact of Their Feedback by Saying Less

Swedish psychologist Anders Ericsson said that deliberate practice (meaning practice that maximizes learning) requires certain elements. One of those ...

See the Crazy Bench Press Gains This Supplement Produced in Just 4 Weeks

When it comes to supplements, athletes really only have one question—assuming the product isn't banned, they just want to know if it works. Carno...

Why Bulgarian Split Squats Are the Best Lower-Body Exercise for Athletes

Squatting is a necessity for athletes. It's a key movement pattern that must be trained to maximize strength, speed and power. But there's more tha...

3 Popular Core Exercises a Pro Athlete Would Never Do (And What to Do Instead)

"As an athlete, period, your core is like the friggin' engine. It triggers everything, it gets everything going. Guys can be as big as they want in th...

Why Rob Gronkowski Spent the Offseason Living Like Tom Brady

Since entering the NFL in 2010, Rob Gronkowski has played in 98 games (including the playoffs). Over that same span, Tom Brady has played in 124 ga...

What Happened When We Tried the Breathing Gadget a Three-Time Tour De France Winner Swears By

Chris Froome is closing in on the fourth Tour De France victory of his career. The 32-year-old British cyclist has dominated the sport in recent ye...

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