Training Articles

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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Kaitlin Sather Nielsen Does It All

Kaitlin Sather Nielsen is used to being busy. The 27-year-old AVP beach volleyball pro is also an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for UCLA,...

Kelly Clark: Strong Enough to Fly

When she was just 18 years old, Kelly Clark captured Half-Pipe Gold at the 2002 Olympics. Twelve years, four Olympiads, and countless contests later...

4 Strength Exercises for Female Athletes

For the most part, men and women should train the same way. Utilizing the rule of progressive overload and increasing performance every workout should...

10 Essential Point Guard Drills From Skylar Diggins

To rebound from a disappointing rookie season, Skylar Diggins hit the court hard in the off-season to work on her ball handling, shooting and layup sk...

Get Tougher With Skylar Diggins' Bodyweight Workout

When Skylar Diggins entered the WNBA as a rookie in 2013, she encountered a level of physicality she wasn't expecting. She says, "My first year, I...

Greene's Lantern: Riding With 'Soul'

This is a weird time for me. Ordinarily I'd be overseas right now, playing international basketball like most other WNBA players. Instead, I'm loo...

Female Athletes: 4 Ways to Test if Your Knees Are Durable

This fall one of my newer athletes, a volleyball player, tore her meniscus – the cartilage in her knee.These are common knee injuries to a volleyball...

The Softball Dugout Workout

You don't need a lot of fancy equipment to get a great softball workout and there is so more you can do on a softball field other than run. Here is a...

CrossFit Champ Lifts More Weight in 5 Minutes Than Most People Do All Week

CrossFit star Camille Leblac-Bazinet recently performed the "Amanda workout," and absolutely killed it. The Amanda Workout consists of 3 supers...

This 13-Year-Old Girl Would Strike You Out

The phrase "you throw like a girl" suddenly has a new—and positive—meaning, thanks to 13-year-old Mo'Ne Davis. On Sunday, the baseball star...

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