The 5 Muscles Athletes Neglect and How to Train Them

By: Brandon Hall The human body is a thing of wonder. When everything works in harmony, it’s like an orchestra in which each player knows his or her part. But when something’s out of whack, it can throw off the whole … Continue reading


 

How to Add 4 Inches to Your Vertical Jump in Two Weeks

By: Joel Smith If you’re looking for a great complex training method that will make you fast, strong and explosive in a short period of time, look no further than what is known as French Contrast training. I’ve never seen athletes … Continue reading


 

How to Supercharge Your Speed With Resistance Bands

By: PJ Nestler Speed development remains the most requested and sought after goal for athletes of all ages. But can we really develop speed in athletes, or is Usain Bolt just blessed and the rest of us doomed? World class speed … Continue reading


 

3 Exercises to Help You Do More Pull-Ups

You might be a fan of old-time pictures of great bodybuilders like Dave Draper or Arnold Schwarzenegger performing this exercise on iconic Muscle Beach. The ability of this exercise to produce greater running speed makes it a strong choice. Of … Continue reading


 

Coach Explains What Marshawn Lynch and Odell Beckham Jr. Have in Common

The call always seems to come in around midnight. With Odell Beckham Jr., it was a text he sent me just after midnight one day in July. He was about to board a flight to Los Angeles, where I live, … Continue reading


 

This Tip Will Instantly Improve Your Bench Press Form

  How do you set up for a Bench Press? Do you lie on the bench, unrack the bar and just go to town pressing? Or do you take your time to set up and cue yourself to use optimal … Continue reading


 

5 Epic Sled Exercises That Build Faster, Stronger Athletes

By: Travis Hansen – Travis Hansen has been involved in the field of Human Performance Enhancement for over a decade, and he has over 25,000 hours of hands-on training experience. Want to improve your speed and power development? The sled can … Continue reading


 

Check Out First Round NFL Draft Pick Laquon Treadwell’s Crazy Receiving Drill

By: Jordan Zirm – Jordan Zirm is an Associate Content Director for STACK. After earning his BS in Journalism from the University of Missouri, he spent time writing for “Cleveland Scene Magazine” Ole Miss stud wide receiver Laquon Treadwell was taken … Continue reading


 

Defensive Back Drills to Improve Your Footwork

By: Joseph Potts – Joseph Potts, CSCS, is director of sports performance training at TopSpeed Strength & Conditioning (Kansas City), where he oversees athletes training for multiple sports. Great defensive backs constantly practice their footwork. They know that speed and strength … Continue reading


 

5 Must-Do Drills for Defensive Linemen

By: Brad Thompson You can turn on the TV on any fall Sunday and see players like J.J. Watt, Charles Johnson and Jared Allen making plays all over the field; but what you don’t see are the endless hours of practice that … Continue reading