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The Fantastic 5-Minute Warm-Up

In need of a quick warm-up that can get you ready for action in a hurry? You could do a lot worse than the four-move warm-up shown in the video bel...

The New Rules of Agility Training

When I say the words "agility drill," what comes to mind? For most people, it's an athlete moving through a diagram of carefully arranged bright or...

How Obstacle Courses Can Reintroduce Play to America's Kids

Kids crave movement. They want to jump, skip, climb, sprint, crawl, dive and tumble. They want to explore what their bodies are capable of, even if...

Coaches Can Maximize the Impact of Their Feedback by Saying Less

Swedish psychologist Anders Ericsson said that deliberate practice (meaning practice that maximizes learning) requires certain elements. One of those ...

At Age 33, Adrian Peterson Remains One of the NFL's Biggest Physical Freaks

Adrian Peterson cannot be stopped. Prior to the season, Peterson told STACK that he was on a quest to become the greatest running back who ever...

Kids Play Fewer 'Pick-Up Games,' and it's Hurting Youth Sports

Pick-up games. They used to be a staple in the lives of American children. Get a group of kids together, grab a ball, and go play. It was a sanctua...

Simple Rules to Follow When Training Very Young Athletes

We've all heard the age old theory that strength training for younger children will stunt their growth and ultimately hinder their athletic developmen...

5 Things I Learned From Using the Wearable Designed for Professional Athletes

The WHOOP has become the go-to wearable of elite athletes. The NFL Players Association recently announced a five-year partnership with WHOOP in whi...

What's the Difference Between Dry Needling and Acupuncture?

The Latest Technique in Sports Performance Physical Therapy When it comes to new age physical therapy techniques changing the game in the rehabilitation...

5 Ways Alcohol Undermines Your Workout

There is no doubt about it: alcohol and sports are interlaced. Whether it is going out for a drink after your game with friends, or getting a beer at...

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