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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Two Physioball Workouts to Improve Full-Body Strength

Physioball workouts can be a refreshing addition to your traditional strength training program. A physioball creates an unstable surface for any e...

How to Improve Your Appearance and Performance

Burning fat and building muscle are common goals for athletes, and rightfully so. By adding lean muscle and trimming fat, you will be stronger and fas...

8 Squat Variations for Competitive Rowers

If you want to become a better rower, you're going to have to develop a more powerful lower body. And no exercise is better at developing lower-body...

Three Physioball Push-Ups for Strength and Stability

Push-Ups have long been held in high regard by strength coaches. Because athletes in nearly every sport can benefit from increased chest strength and ...

Tips and Tools for Open Water Swim Training for Women's Triathlon

When it comes to swimming in a lake or the ocean, every women's triathlon swim training program should incorporate a few key elements; and if you'...

How Female Athletes Should Work Out

Through the years, female athletes have fallen victim to misinformation and faulty recommendations about strength training. This misinformation, l...

Reduce ACL Tears By Preventing Knock Knees

As a female athlete, you are far more likely to suffer a non-contact ACL tear than your male counterparts. And one main cause of ACL injuries in fem...

Build Your Core Like an MMA Fighter

I cringe every time I hear someone say that it's time to blast the core and then see him begin Crunching away for 50 reps. The definition of the c...

STACK Top 10 Women's Training Videos for 2011

In 2011, we launched STACK 4W, a website catering to the special needs of female athletes. Along with nutrition, sports skills, lifestyle and gear...

Hockey Players: Strengthen Your Shoulders to Avoid Injury

Hockey is an incredibly physical sport, and the intense contact can damage your shoulder if it lacks sufficient strength. Forwards and defensemen ...

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