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Should You Train for Absolute or Explosive Strength?

There are several ways to describe strength. One way is absolute strength which is measured as how much an individual can lift. This is usually at slow...

My Date With Destiny Awaits at the Degree Men DO:More Combine

In approximately one week, I will travel to New York City to go through a gauntlet of strength, speed and agility tests while New Orleans Saints sup...

How Does Your Vertical Jump Measure Up?

Every week, a new STACK Challenge gives you an opportunity to test your athletic ability and win a STACK T-shirt. Take the challenge and enter to win...

How to Improve Your Vertical Jump Without Jumping

Every skill has a prerequisite. There is a progression that must be followed to ensure you get the maximum benefit as quickly as possible. Attaining a...

Improve Your Vertical With This One-Week Jump Training Plan

The vertical jump is an important test in many sports. First, it has direct application to what happens in many sports. Jumping up for a rebound,...

GoPro Captures the Nation's Top High School Football Talent at the New Orleans Nike SPARQ Combine

All of the big dogs in the high school class of 2015 showed up for the New Orleans Nike SPARQ Combine. And a bevy of GoPro cameras caught the action...

Does the NFL Combine Really Matter?

Over 300 prospective professional football players. Over 7.25 million viewers on TV. Scouts from all 32 NFL teams. Millions of salary dollars on the...

Watch Johnny Manziel Throw Down Some Serious Dunks

Johnny Manziel's NFL Combine vertical jump of 31.5 inches was no fluke. Standing at 5-feet-11 and 3/4 inches, the former Texas A&M quarterback is no...

Best Baseball Exercises for Developing Rotational Power

increase pitching velocity medicine ball throws rotational power What are two of the sexiest things in baseball? Better yet, what are two things that...

3 Ways to Develop Fast-Twitch Muscles

So you want to be as strong as the Hulk, as fast as Flash, and as awesome as Superman. The secret to unlocking your superhuman potential may just lie...

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