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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.

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What Makes a Great Strength and Conditioning Coach?

The strength and conditioning industry has evolved. Strength coaches were once considered a luxury item in athletics but are now integral pieces to th...

The Difference Between Being 'In Shape' and Looking Shredded

Here is a topic that needs some simple explanation to address the confusion among young athletes. In this article I will try to explain the difference...

Get Your Blood Flowing and Give Your Body a Pump With This Quick EMOM

Welcome to the EMOM CRAZE. More often than not, you see traditional EMOMS (every minute on the minute) in which you perform a few exercises on the ...

Change How You Work Out at Home to Impact Your Training Intensity

It seems home workouts have been going on since the beginning of time. Before there were elliptical machines, kettlebells and other "tools of fitness,...

5 Fantastic Biceps Exercises You're Probably NOT Doing

Did you get your tickets? To what you ask? To the gun show of course. All kidding aside, we're going to pick five of the best biceps exercises t...

16 Hanging Core Exercises Every Athlete Should Do

An athlete's core is one of the most important muscle groups as it pertains to the movements they perform in their respective sport. The core is the b...

The Simplest Bodyweight Workout Ever

Bodyweight workouts are perfect for athletes that are stuck at home with no access to a weight room and little, or no, available equipment. Using only...

The Cheapest Way to Find Success While Training at Home

In the new day and age of at-home workouts, creating a home gym has been top of mind for many of us. I know I've spent my fair share of time assessing...

What Is 'Active Recovery'?

In your mind, you may think, "I gotta hit the gym every day to get in shape." However this thought may end up being more detrimental than productive, ...

Can You Finish the Deck of Cards Bodyweight Workout?

A deck of cards can be used for more than just games and magic tricks. In fact, you can get an awesome workout with a standard deck of cards. The d...

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