Andy Haley

Website: http://www.stack.com

Andy Haley

Andy Haley is the Performance Director at STACK, and has been with the Company for over six years. A certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) through the NSCA, he's worked with hundreds of elite performance experts to create articles and videos to educate STACK's audience with safe and effective performance training methods. Prior to STACK, he received his bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Miami University (Oxford, Ohio), where he conducted research on resistance training and physical activity for the American College of Sports Medicine. Born and raised outside of Boston, Haley played hockey at the collegiate club level. His favorite exercise is the Deadlift.

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Why Squatting With Your Knees Past Your Toes is Safe

For ages we were told never to squat with our knees going forward past our toes. It was largely considered a major mistake that put your knees in a da...

How to Create a Back Workout That Actually Works

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How to Do Back Squats the Right Way

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STACK Sports Health: Check Your Shoulder Health With This Mobility Assessment

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How the Army Is Training Soldiers Like Athletes

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8 Single-Leg Exercises for Sports Performance and Health

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This Simple Neck Stretch Will Cure Stinger Symptoms Like Hand and Arm Numbness

As someone who has experienced intermittent hand numbness, I can say that it can be a bit alarming. When I first noticed the numbness, I immediately s...

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