Strength Training Articles

Because muscular strength is a key driver of speed, power and athletic performance, elite athletes regularly perform workouts with the goal to improve their strength. Such workouts improve muscle size, mass, strength and power, while also helping to prevent injury. Strength training exercises typically involve pushing, pulling or lifting external weight in the form of barbells, dumbbells, kettlebells and med balls. Bodyweight and resistance band exercises are also effective. Athletes generally target the muscles of the lower body, upper body and core that are used in competition. Find advice about the best ways to increase strength from today's top coaches and elite athletes.

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Florida State DT Derrick Nnadi Squats 750 Pounds, Proves He's the Strongest Man in College Football

We've already told you about Donte 'Cheetah' Jackson, the LSU cornerback who's likely the fastest player in college football. Now it's time to get ...

By: Brandon Hall

The 76ers Kicked Off Their Offseason Training With a Workout at the Art Museum

The Philadelphia 76ers kicked off their offseason training by taking to the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art or an outdoor strength and condi...

By: Kyle Scadlock

How to Increase Wrist Strength for Power and Peak Performance

HEADER VIDEO FOR ARTICLE: https://s.gmb.io/2tseNqi How to Increase Wrist Strength You are only as strong as your weakest link, and for many people, that...

By: Ryan Hurst

Try These 3 Landmine Exercises for Stronger and Healthier Shoulders

Has your shoulder routine gotten stale? Tired of doing the same shoulder exercises week after week, month after month? Are heavy barbell overhead...

By: Kevin Warren

Just Watching LeBron's Ridiculously Difficult Core Exercise Will Make Your Abs Hurt

When LeBron James elevates for a rim-rattling dunk or an electrifying chase-down block, he's producing thousands of watts of power. The ability to gen...

By: Brandon Hall

3 Drills That Improve Agility and Quickness

For youth athletes, deceleration exercises are extremely important. First, they teach the athlete how to properly absorb the forces that the body...

By: Jon Drees

How Strength Coaches Can Build Effective and Fun Workouts for Young Athletes

Youth strength and conditioning is becoming very popular. Parents and coaches are beginning to realize the benefits of training at a young age. Many of...

By: Steve Olsen

U.S. Open Winner Brooks Koepka Is a Beast Inside the Weight Room

Brooks Koepka claimed his first major championship win on Sunday when he emerged victorious at the 2017 U.S. Open Championship. The 27-year-old Koepka...

By: Brandon Hall

How to Use Trap Bar Deadlifts to Build Total-Body Strength

The Trap Bar Deadlift is a full-body exercise that targets the hips and legs. It's a variation of the traditional Deadlift that uses a trap bar, which...

By: Andy Haley

Build Lower-Body Strength With the Landmine Hack Squat

The Hack Squat is one of those rich exercises that if you do only once in conjunction with other lowerbody variations you will be set for about a week....

By: Kelvin King Jr.

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