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How Does Someone Train to be 'Athletic'?

Achieving the top level of athleticism is the ultimate goal for any athlete looking to play at the next level. In the end, this is going to be one...

Why Sled Clean Pulls Are the Best Way to Teach Young Athletes Explosive Power

I know what I am about to say is controversial and I will take some heat for it. So, let's get right to it. I don't think that most athletes, and c...

Why Balance Is Your Key to Better Olympic Weightlifting Performance

Balance is critical in Olympic lifting. Not balance as in being able to stabilize yourself on one leg, but balance as in being a well-rounded athle...

The 7 Most Dangerous Exercises for Your Shoulders

You do an exercise, feel a twinge in your shoulder and power through the remaining reps because, well, you think you're weak if you don't. However...

Should Athletes Train With Equipment Like Weight Belts, Lifting Straps and Knee Wraps?

In the world of strength training, people are always looking for an edge. That edge often falls into the category of ergogenic aids. Ergogenic is s...

Latest Videos in Olympic Weightlifting

Track and Field In-Season Training With Texas A&M

Texas A&M Track and Field trains hard during the season to maintain their top form and athletic ability, as well as to gain an edge over the rest of their opponents.

The Aggie Tradition at Texas A&M

Texas A&M Track and Field thrower Landon Hartwick talks about the tradition and comradery that is instilled in every athlete who chooses to be an Aggie.

Getting Recruited for Track & Field

Texas A&M Track and Field thrower Landon Hartwick discusses tips for making your name known and how to ensure you get recruited by a top school.

Texas A&M Track and Field: Proper Lifting Technique

Allen Kinley, director of strength and conditioning for Olympic and team sports at Texas A&M, explains how focusing on form--and not weight--for a Front Squat can teach proper movement mechanics.

Creating Speed With Texas A&M Track and Field Sprinters

The Texas A&M Track and Field sprinters perform the Hang Clean to Front Squat to help maintain their speed and power, with coaching by Allen Kinley, director of strength and conditioning for Olympic and team sports.