Strength Training Articles

Whether you want to get bigger or faster, strength training is an important tool for all athletes to use to help them improve their in-game performance. Lifting weights and supplying your body with proper nutrition and plenty of protein allows for your muscles to grow, which can help provide an edge over the competition. Read up on the latest workouts, trends and tips while you catch up on top NFL, MLB and NBA athletes demonstrating their routines.

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Why You Need to Stick to a Program

Question: Will I get good results if I switch programs and/or combine a few together?Answer: No. There, done.Now if you want to know why.... (this is ...

Push-Up Grip Guide: How Different Hand Positions Change the Exercise

Push-Ups are a great bodyweight exercise because they require no equipment, target several key muscle groups, and effectively build strength and le...

What Soccer Players Need for Physical and Mental Programming During COVID-19

You wake up disoriented. You wonder what you should do. You do not know where to begin. Should it be stillness? Should it be schoolwork? ...

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...

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...

When Should I Take Creatine?

Creatine is probably the most well-researched supplement on the market today. Numerous studies have found positive adaptations in strength, power and ...

The Best Strength and Power Superset for Athletes

Despite my job title as a strength and conditioning coach, I care far more about power than I do strength. Whereas strength is the ability to exert...

For Young Athletes, Getting Stronger Is Almost Always a Good Idea

"How do your athletes get such great results?" It's a question I hear often. We had 12 All-County athletes, seven All-State athletes, two New Yo...

The Ultimate Football Warm-Up

A gym full of the NFL's top talent sweats around trainer Todd Durkin. To the right, a Super Bowl MVP drives his knee into the air as he skips acros...

Quick Cues to Clean Up Your Kettlebell Swing

Twenty years ago, you'd be hard-pressed to find an American familiar with a Kettlebell Swing. Today, it's almost as ubiquitous as the Push-Up. H...

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