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Each sport—STACK currently follows 17—requires a specific combination of Strength, Speed, Conditioning, Flexibility and Skills, so each demands a unique approach to training. A workout to improve baseball speed is different from one for basketball speed. To improve your performance, complete all workout plans and follow diet and hydration advice, all tailored to enhance the performance attributes demanded by your sport. Sport-specific training and nutrition advice comes from the top coaches and elite athletes.

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Why balance isn't what you think it is

Balance and "proprioception" usually take a back seat in many training programs, but what most fail to realize is that our movement all begins with ho...

Why Strengthening Your Core May Not Help Your Back Pain

"You have a weak core, that's why you have back pain." This is a statement that gets thrown around within the medical and exercise communities without...

Girls vs. Boys Soccer: Should They Train Differently?

In my many years of soccer coaching experience, I've come to this conclusion: girls need to be happy to play well, while boys need to play well to be ...

The Most Important Class A High School Student Can Take

Welcome to the most important class you will ever take in high school.Every year, this is my standard introduction for new students in my High School ...

3 Changes to Swimming Dryland

"Every session has to be so hard my athlete must be on the floor!""You shouldn't lift weights.""Just get it done!"These are a few things said across p...

Why Horizontal Leadership is just as important as Vertical Leadership when it comes to having a successful team.

Ask any coach before a season begins about what their team needs to be successful in the upcoming season and you will get a consistent list of answers...

Three Ways To Incorporate Mindfulness Into Your Tennis Game

The concept of mindfulness is one that's grown in popularity over the years. It's the practice of bringing yourself into the present moment without ju...

Got ONE Dumbbell? You Got A Killer Workout!

The best part about quarantine is that I've become a better trainer. Like everyone else, I have been locked in my home and been making do with what I ...

Take Your Shoulders to the Next Level With These 4 Moves

Your shoulders are involved with almost every act of performance in sports, as well as many in training. They help you look bigger and stronger when a...

Debunking Common Post-Pitching Treatments

During the midst of this global pandemic, it is easy to become complacent; it is okay to feel anger, frustration, and sadness. I feel those emotions, ...

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