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Have Trouble Perfecting Your Deadlift Form? Try Barbell Rack Pulls

You better rack yourself before you wreck yourself! The Barbell Rack Pull is a great exercise for helping you to tighten up your deadlift form and...

Add Inches to Your Vertical Jump With This Offseason Plan

What better time than summer to focus on improving your overall athleticism? Almost all athletes aspire to increase their "bounce", their "hops" or...

11 Med Ball Drills for More Powerful Tennis Strokes

Due to the intermittent explosive nature of the game of tennis utilizing med ball drills can be a powerful tool to decrease injury rate, develop...

8 Ways to Become a Better Basketball Player

Whether you're the best player on your team or you hold down a spot at the end of the bench, you always have room for improvement. Elite players like ...

5 Reasons Athletes Should Train With Olympic Lifts

Most athletes have an exercise routine tailored to their particular strength. Cross country runners will spend a lot of time working on stamina and...

Basketball Off-Season Workout: Strength and Size

If you've spent any time talking with a strength coach—or browsing the articles on STACK.com—you understand that it's critical to focus your train...

Why You Should Always Put Safety Collars on the Bar

Lifting collars or clips are designed to keep plates securely on a barbell. Using collars is a basic weight room safety requirement, but raise your ha...

15 Training Mistakes That Top Strength Coaches Want You to Correct Immediately

What does it take to be a great athlete or become the fittest version of yourself? Ask yourself that question. What kind is the athletic trait or...

Diaphragmatic Breathing Guide for Beginners: Exercises to Get Stronger, Recover Faster or Just Calm Down

How To Breath To Make You Strong! Believe it or not, deep breathing (diaphragmatic breathing) is one of the best tools that athletes can utilize to...

How Performing More Sets With Less Rest Builds Size, Strength and Power

Athletes have three goals: 1) Build muscle 2) Get stronger 3) Increase explosiveness Some athletes only want one of these things. Some want to be strong...

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