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What Real Athletes Will Be Doing This Summer

If you're a high school athlete, summer represents one of your best opportunities to get strong.  The reality is that most athletes of this age do...

5 Weightlifting Myths You Can Definitely Ignore

Show me five people lifting weights in a gym, and I will show you six different opinions on what gives the best results or how you should lift. Weight...

11 Ways to Modify an Exercise to Get New Training Benefits

On the Field or In the Gym: It's About Reps for Achieving Goals By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Sports and workout goals are fundamentally about the strategy...

Freakish Penn State RB Saquon Barkley Power Cleans 405 Pounds and Runs a 4.33 40-Yard Dash

Saquon Barkley looks ready for a historic season. The 5-foot-11, 223-pound Penn State running back recently put up a beastly 405 pounds on the Pow...

Stabilizer Muscles: What They Are and Why They're So Important

Stabilizer muscles. It's a term that gets thrown around a lot on the internet—including here on STACK.com—but do you actually know what it mean...

A Simple Strength Training Strategy for Multi-Sport Athletes

Even in this world of kids failing kindergarten entrance exams and specializing in sport at the age of 7; there are still a few athletes that compete...

The Perfect Rep Ranges for Size, Strength and Power

In this article, we examine the variable combinations that you can use to increase muscle hypertrophy (size), increase power as a function of force...

A Complete Baseball Core Workout

An effective baseball core workout should improve core stability and rotational power. Most professional baseball players possess an above-average—h...

8 Health Benefits of Strength Training for the Average Joe

I had a friend ask me this past Sunday "So Ben, what is it, man? Is it 70/30 for diet/exercise? Is it just strength training? Is it all nutrition? What...

9 Instagram Athletic Freaks You Need to Follow Immediately

Instagram is filled with amazing people. Crazy, insane, amazing people. A number of individuals have built massive Instagram followings, almost...

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