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Strength Training With Kevin Durant

The Oklahoma City Thunder haven’t won many games this season. And our visit with the upstart team took place the day after an especially crushing defeat to the Memphis Grizzlies, in a game during which the Thunder flexed a substantial…

Julius Peppers’ Off-Season Training Plan

At the age of 15, Julius Peppers stood 6’5”, weighed 225 pounds and was the fastest, most athletic student at Southern Nash Senior High School in Bailey, N.C. With the skill to dominate both the gridiron and hardwood, Julius knew…

Johan Santana’s Workout Routine

Weary batters stand in against Johan Santana like dazed prizefighters-off balance, knowing that the knockout punch is on its way. No one ever knows a thing about the final blow, except that it will come from the left with Johan’s…

Chris Paul’s Training Plan

As Chris Paul enters the Southern Nazarene University weight room on this particular morning, all the Hornets present-vets and rookies alike-perk up. A voice from the back of the room yells, “There’s the man of the hour!” No hint of…

Dustin Pedroia’s Off-Season Training Plan

While most baseball fans were probably shocked that a man measuring just 5’9″ and weighing 180 pounds had won the 2008 AL Most Valuable Player trophy, we at STACK weren’t the least bit surprised. With his unyielding determination, Dustin Pedroia…