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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5 Strength Training Mistakes Too Many Athletes Make

As a strength coach, I work with athletes of all ages and hear all sorts of myths and misconceptions when it comes to exercise. Like most coaches, I'm a...

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...

3 Reasons Why Swimmers Need Strength Training

Swimming is a unique sport. It's one of the only sports where you don't have to be upright and controlling your body against gravity. Because of this,...

Get Ripped With Patrick Willis' Workout

  He hit like a freight train from the middle of the San Francisco 49ers' 3-4 defense. But don't call Patrick Willis "The Little Engine That C...

Saints Punter Thomas Morstead Shatters Kicker Stereotypes With His 150-Pound Dumbbell Bench Press

Message to NFL punt returners—watch out for Thomas Morstead. Measuring 6-foot-4, 235 pounds, the New Orleans Saints punter is built more like a li...

4 Speed Training Myths That Are Slowing You Down

Speed training is one of the most butchered types of performance training. Old-school methods and strategies that aren't supported by science are still...

How This Type of Weightlifting Will Make You Sprint Faster

Force-Vector training takes into account each exercise's direction of resistance. For sports performance, force vector training is a beneficial strategy...

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...

This Partner Workout Will Get You (and Your Partner) Strong and Jacked

Life is better when you have a workout partner. The drive to the gym is easier, you have somebody side by side who is going through the same torture....

How to Supercharge Your Speed With Resistance Bands

Super Charge your SPEED Training with Banded Resistance Key Points Bands provide resistance throughout the full range of motion Training through...

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