Training

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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By: Dave Schmitz

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Latest Videos in Training

The Power of Recovery: The Perfect Active Recovery Routine for Your Athletes

In the episode of 'The Power of Recovery,' elite performance coach Steve Hess demonstrates a complete post-workout active recovery routine with two of his professional athletes.

STACK Sports Health: How to Treat Minor Sports Injuries on Your Own

Dr. Matt Stevens explains how athletes can treat minor injuries on their own.

PGA Champion Justin Thomas Shares His Secret to Staying Strong and Healthy

Learn how Justin Thomas stays healthy and improves his game during the grueling PGA season.

STACK Sports Health: Improve Your Flexibility With PNF Stretching

Dr. Matt Stevens explains how to take advantage of the flexibility benefits of PNF stretching.

Ndamukong Suh Played Soccer in Early Years

All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh built his ridiculous athleticism by playing soccer throughout his childhood.