Training

Sports performance training is the physical and mental process of working toward specific athletic, performance or fitness goals through a regimented program. Research shows that to significantly improve sports performance, overall athleticism and physical ability, athletes must complete training sessions in addition to playing their sport. Training refers to the workouts, exercises and drills they perform outside of organized practices to improve their Strength, Speed, Conditioning and Flexibility, as well to rehab and prevent injury. Well-rounded programs also include Sports Psychology training. Maximize your sports performance with advice from today's top coaches and elite athletes.

Latest in Training

The 100-Year-Old Concussion Protection Technique That's Making a Comeback

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By: Andy Haley

The Crucial Change J.J. Watt Made to His Offseason Training (and Why it Could Make Him Scarier Than Ever in 2017)

J.J. Watt is ready to return to the NFL with a vengeance. After back surgery sidelined him for almost all of the 2016 season, Watt is back in good ...

By: Brandon Hall

An Athlete's Guide to Stress Fractures

There's hardly a competitive athlete out there who's never suffered a stress fracture and that goes double for female athletes. But what's the deal with...

By: Anna Johansson

Add Instability to Dead Bugs to Increase Core Strength

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By: Kelvin King Jr.

4 Total-Body Lifts That Will Help You on the Field

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By: Roger Lockridge

Latest Videos in Training

STACK Sports Health: How to Rehab a Sports Hernia

Learn what a sports hernia is and what to do if you suffer one.

STACK Sports Health: The Best Stretches for Tight Quads

Use the Couch Stretch to relieve tight quads and fix hip mobility.

STACK Sports Health: How Your Foot Should Strike the Ground When Running

Learn why where your foot strikes the ground is more important than how it strikes the ground.

STACK Sports Health: Get Rid of Hip Pain During Squats

These two mobility drills will fix hip pinching or pain when squatting.

STACK Sports Health: Is It Safe to Let Your Knees Go Past Your Toes When Squatting?

Dr. Matt Stevens discusses the role foot position plays when performing a proper Squat.