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Why Ample Rest Is Key to Building More Fast-Twitch Muscle Fiber

Athletes are always interested in "getting more fast twitch." Everyone has two general types of muscle—slow-twitch muscle fibers (also known as t...

Why Endurance Athletes Need to Lift Heavy Weights

It's always been a common thought that endurance athletes, if they lift at all, should lift lighter weights while using a higher repetition scheme. Th...

The Training That's Made Dwight Freeney an Ageless Pass-Rushing Wonder

Dwight Freeney is still terrorizing quarterbacks. The 37-year-old defensive end recently signed with the Seattle Seahawks, and his debut proved he'...

Recover From Injuries Faster With Blood Flow Restriction Training

Ever wonder if there is a way to improve strength and muscle size, all while recovering from an injury? Enter blood flow restriction training (BFR)....

3 Tips to Instantly Increase your Vertical Jump

For many, the vertical jump is the single best test of power and overall athleticism. Coaches often use this test as a quick indicator for athletic...

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adidas adiZero 5-Star Football Cleat

Get the complete breakdown on adidas' lightest football cleat for 2011: the adiZero 5-Star. Discover what went into this lightweight cleat that helps an athlete a half-step quicker on the field.

C.J. Spiller's Quick Three-Cone L-Drill

One of the NFL's fastest young running backs, C.J. Spiller, shares how to perform the Three-Cone L-Drill properly. This Combine favorite tests how well an athlete can react and change directions on the football field.

Mark Reynolds Alternating Foot Switches

To enhance explosive footwork, Arizona Diamondbacks cornerstone Mark Reynolds performs Alternating Foot Switches.