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Should Female Athletes Perform Power-Building and Olympic Lifts?

Female and male athletes are different in many ways, but one thing they have in common is muscle. Female muscle is nearly identical to male muscle. Ye...

Why You Gain Strength Before You Add Muscle

You're new to weight training, but you work hard, never miss a session, eat right and do everything it takes to get faster, stronger and bigger. A...

Myths Debunked on Age and Strength Training

There's a lot of confusion and misinformation about when young athletes can begin to train. Some people throw out a random age that they feel is a...

How Paul Rabil Builds Explosive Lower-Body Power and Upper-Body Strength

Paul Rabil is without doubt the best lacrosse player on the planet. His size, power and muscle mass, combined with his explosive shooting ability (he'...

Stretching for Increased Muscle Size?

At some point in your athletic career, you've probably wanted, or you will want, to increase the size of your muscles. This is particularly import...

Jack LaLanne Laid Groundwork for Performance Training

Jack LaLanne dedicated his life to helping others "feel better and look better so can live longer," which he proclaimed every morning for 34 years ...

How to Improve Your Vertical Jump

There's no quick fix for improving an athlete's vertical jump. A common misconception is that to boost your vert, you must increase leg strength, an...

Exclusive Training With U.S. National Team Defender Heather Mitts

With more than 100 caps in international play, it's no surprise that defender Heather Mitts was named to the U.S. Women's National team for the 2010 W...

Read and React: STACK Basketball Training

The NBA Playoffs are heating up, as eight teams battle to get to the conference finals. For the players who make it to the postseason still at the top...

Read and React: STACK Baseball

As the winter sports season winds down, it's time to get ready for America's favorite pastime. For all you ballplayers out there, STACK recently r...

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