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More than a Six Pack: 3 Keys to Building Functional, Performance-Enhancing Core Strength

A well-developed core is not only the prominent feature of a good physique, it's the foundation of an elite athlete. Strength, power and stability all...

By: Kevin Warren

Why Soccer Players Should Strength Train

The weight room can be an intimidating place. Especially if you're the youngest, smallest or weakest player on your soccer team. High school soccer...

By: Tyler Tredway

Top Strength Coaches Used to Love These Exercises—Now They Know Better

As a trainer, progression is everything. Just as exercises have progressions, it's your responsibility to continually evolve your education, methods, ...

By: Justin Ochoa

How a Yoga Ball and a Resistance Band Can Help Athletes Build the Best Type of Core Strength

"Anti-core training" is a massively important piece of the athletic development puzzle. The term "anti" refers to the resisting of lumbar flexion, ...

By: Justin Ochoa

9 Unique Ways You Can Use a Foam Roller to Become a Better Athlete

A foam roller has an extremely boring job. It usually lays somewhere in the corner of a fitness facility or weight room, waiting for you to pick it...

By: Lana Sova

Latest Videos in Plank

The Reverse Plank: The Best Core Exercise You Aren't Doing

The Reverse Plank is a challenging variation that targets your posterior core muscles.

Adrian Gonzalez Rope Plank

Adrian Gonzalez, MLB All-Star 1B, performs the Rope Plank, an exercise that improves his core and grip strength—both essential for batting power.

Brandon Jennings BOSU Plank

NBA point guard Brandon Jennings performs the BOSU Plank to build up strength and core balance, with coaching by Nate Costa at the Under Armour campus in Baltimore.

UNC Men's Soccer Side Bridge With Rotation

Greg Gatz, director of strength and conditioning for Olympic Sports at the University of North Carolina, explains how to perform the Side Bridge With Rotation exercise and how it benefits the Tar Heel soccer team by strengthening their core.

Willis McGahee Plank

Baltimore Ravens RB Willis McGahee performs a Plank with coaching from University of Miami strength and conditioning coach Victor Ishmael.