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5 Exercises Every Athlete Must Do Before Returning To Practice

During this period of isolation, without physically going to school, the gym, or practice, athletes' use of social media is unprecedented. Additionall...

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...

6 Truths About Getting Faster

Everyone wants to be faster. To run fast is an empowering thing. Like anything in life, it has to start with belief and be backed by thoughtful practi...

How Caffeine Can Make You Sprint Faster

Caffeine is one of the few legal performance-enhancing substances that actually works. Several studies have found improvements in vertical jump height...

5 Ways Field Athletes Can Get Faster

Editor's Note: A version of this article by Julia Eyre was previously published by White Lion Performance. How many times have you, as an athlete...

3 Simple Commandments That'll Guide You to Greater Fitness in 2020

Improving your fitness can sometimes feel like rocket science. Fall down the wrong rabbit hole, and suddenly you're surrounded by complex terminolo...

4 Relative Strength Standards to Improve Sprint Speed

Let's face it: if you want to be fast, you need to sprint fast—and sprint fast often. Speed is a skill after all, and like any other skill, improvem...

Meet MaryBeth Price: The 103-Pound Professional Sprinter Who Can Lift More Than You

At 5-foot-1, 103 pounds, MaryBeth Price doesn't look like your average sprinter. That's just fine by her, because when the gun fires, she's anythin...

Why the Best Distance Runners 'Train Like Athletes'

At his home on the beaches of Portsea, Australia, Percy Cerutty created one of the most innovative training camps in running history. Cerutty's cam...

Why In-Season Strength Training Is Essential for Soccer Players

"In-season training is not necessary," one youth soccer coach once uttered to me. "My kid is too busy to make time for in-season strength training,...

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