Physioball Articles

Whether you play basketball, football or baseball, you've likely seen a physioball in your school's gym. But how can you get the most out of this piece of exercise equipment? STACK has workout routines, exercises and tips from elite athletes using the physioball in all sports, so whether you want to be like Dwight Freeney or Carmelo Anthony, we've got what you're looking for.

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Build Upper Body Strength With a Push-Up Progression

When comparing lower-body strength pound for pound, female athletes can be as strong as men, but their upper-body strength often lags behind. Fort...

Increase Hamstring Strength to Prevent ACL Injuries

Tearing an ACL is one of the most dreaded injuries an athlete can suffer. It can sideline you for months and involves a long, hard recovery proces...

How St. Louis Cardinal Skip Schumaker Aligns Weight Room Workouts with On-Field Skills

"I can't rely on talent alone to make it to where I need to be," said Skip Schumaker as he entered the batting cage for an off-season hitting session....

Swing Harder and Run Faster With a Stable Core

Sports are multi-directional, meaning movement takes place in different planes from different positions. It is vital to train for speed and agility in...

Throw the Ball Harder, Swing Faster and Tackle More Powerfully With Three Core Exercises

Contrary to popular belief, the core is more than just ab muscles. So when you see someone rip out 100 Crunches in the weight room, he's only developi...

Develop Rotational Stability to Amp Your Performance

Sports are multi-directional, meaning movement takes place in a variety of planes and positions. It is vital to perform exercises that develop you...

The Ultimate Full-Body Workout in Just Four Physioball Exercises

At first glance, a physioball might not seem like much of an exercise tool. It might even bring back childhood memories of bouncing a ball around ...

Increase Shoulder Strength and Range of Motion With the YTWL

Looking to develop stronger shoulders? Many strength and conditioning professionals recommend performing the YTWL exercise. But since not all athletes...

Use Physioball Training to Increase Strength, Improve Balance

Physioballs, a staple in nearly every training facility, are popular with athletes looking to sculpt six-pack abs, but their benefits go well beyond...

PowerBlocks, Med Balls, Dumbbells and Physioballs Make for Convenient At-Home Workouts

Thanks to an unending stream of  innovations in technology, at-home training has become a more viable option—assuming you can't make it to the ...

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