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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Russell Westbrook's Explosive Speed Workout

Russell Westbrook is fast. One second, he's jogging with the ball in his hand at half court, calmly surveying the defense. Then, in the blink o...

5 Boss Gym Moves From Skylar Diggins

Tulsa Shock point guard Skylar Diggins is putting in serious work. As one of the WNBA's most heavily marketed players, she's been having a busy off-...

3 Essential ACL Injury Prevention Exercises for Female Athletes

In my previous article, I discussed some of the causes of ACL injuries in female athletes. However, it's critical that we go in depth about what we can...

2 Glute Exercises to Increase Your Running Speed

Every muscle in the human body has its own function to produce movement. The glute muscles are what I'm going to be talking about in this article and...

You Versus Ball: Master the Swiss Ball Challenge

You vs. Ball: A Challenging Total Body Swiss Ball Exercise That Tests Essential Athletic Components By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Seeking an all-in-one...

Tim Howard's Shutout Workout

"As a goalkeeper you need to be flexible and explosive," Howard says. "We're not running long distances. Every way you move—whether it's forward...

Ask the Experts: How Can I Prevent an ACL Injury in Basketball?

Q: How can I prevent an ACL injury in basketball? A: Watching a basketball player suffer a gruesome ACL injury can scar you for life and make y...

Sit-Ups May Do More Harm Than Good

Although Sit-Ups are commonly used to improve abdominal strength, they may be causing more harm than good. Dr. Richard Guyer, of the Texas Back...

Get a Stronger Core in 2 Weeks

Core work is where it all starts for the athlete. It is important to assess an athletes core strength even before you begin them on a good program....

Exercise of the Week: Cable-Resisted Physioball Crunch

STACK Exercise of the Week helps you improve your overall sports performance—including strength, speed, conditioning and flexibility. The Exercise ...

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