Strength Training Articles

Whether you want to get bigger or faster, strength training is an important tool for all athletes to use to help them improve their in-game performance. Lifting weights and supplying your body with proper nutrition and plenty of protein allows for your muscles to grow, which can help provide an edge over the competition. Read up on the latest workouts, trends and tips while you catch up on top NFL, MLB and NBA athletes demonstrating their routines.

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You're Probably Not Broken: Why Dysfunction Shouldn't Stop You From Training

This article originally appeared on TonyGentilcore.com The fitness industry preys on dysfunction. It seeks out the broken, the weak and the (see...

5 Essential Fitness Tips for New Dads

The Dad Bod is everywhere. It's spreading across social media faster than the latest FaceApp trend. What's even more interesting is the fact a r...

Why Your Big Vertical Jump Isn't Showing Up During Games

Being able to jump higher is an offseason goal for many athletes. Who wouldn't want to have the bounce to throw down a thunderous dunk or to score ...

3 Simple Commandments That Can Guide Almost Anyone to Greater Fitness

Improving your fitness can sometimes feel like rocket science. Fall down the wrong rabbit hole, and suddenly you're surrounded by complex terminolo...

The Oak Hill Basketball Preseason Workout Program

*Editor's note: this article is co-authored by Bryan Meagher As AAU basketball has expanded, basketball for the high school-aged player has become ...

Why Almost No One Should Straight Bar Deadlift

Mike Boyle believes every athlete should Deadlift. He also believes no athlete—aside from powerlifters—should Straight Bar Deadlift. Why? ...

The 'Mechanical' Drop Set: A Muscle-Building Tactic You've Never Tried

People lift weights to enhance muscular growth, strength and athleticism. Several techniques exist to enhance any one or combination of these qualitie...

Rory McIlroy's 4-Exercise Strength Workout

Rory McIlroy isn't the biggest guy, but he can certainly hit the long ball. The 5-foot-9 four-time Major champion currently boasts the third-longest a...

Does Lactic Acid Really Make You Sore?

We've all experienced it: the ache that "hurts so good" on that last set of Squats or that spreads throughout your muscles on the final sprint to the ...

13 Female Celebrities With Amazing Weight Room Strength

Saying women have no business strength training is like saying the Earth is flat. It wasn't true a long time ago, and it certainly isn't true toda...

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