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Why Every Football Lineman Should Also Throw Shot Put

Fifteen offensive linemen were named to the 2017 Associated Press All-America teams. Eleven of them threw shot put in high school. This is no me...

Basketball Off-Season Workout: Strength and Size

If you've spent any time talking with a strength coach—or browsing the articles on STACK.com—you understand that it's critical to focus your train...

3 Ways to Increase Power Without Olympic Lifts

Speed is king. Every coach and athlete knows this when it comes to being able to play at high levels. Research has stated that increasing power is goi...

Applying Concepts of Shock Training to Pitching: Part 1, The Weight Room

To throw at elite velocities, pitchers must be able to produce a lot of force in a short amount of time. Strength plays an important role in this, but...

5 Contrast Exercises for Baseball Players to Dramatically Increase Rotational Power

I'm a big believer in contrast training, also referred to as post-activation potentiation (PAP). When done correctly this can be a great tool for athl...