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Kansas City Royals catcher-specific training

Kansas City Royals' strength and conditioning coach Ryan Stoneberg details his training program development, including the specifics for catchers such as Salvador Perez. 


Wrong side of surf, skate and climbing at Olympics

The addition of extreme sports to the Olympics could bring a new set of complications to Japan in 2020.


Filipe Toledo, Tatiana Weston-Webb win US Open

This weekend, Filipe Toledo and Tatiana Weston-Webb triumphed at the Vans US Open of Surfing. 


How to hydrate before, during and after exercise

Water is essential to any athlete's performance, but how much do you actually know about the effects that dehydration has on performance? 


SI’s Fittest 50: The Olympians

No surprise: Plenty of Olympians graced SI’s Fittest 50 rankings.


10 members of SI’s Fittest 50 you may not expect

These members of SI's Fittest 50 may surprise you—unless you closely follow rugby or CrossFit. 


Blackhawks count on fitness to defend Stanley Cup

How Chicago Blackhawks strength and conditioning coach Paul Goodman has prepared his team physically for the post-season as they look to win their second straight Stanley Cup.


Gyasi Zardes reveals his secret for ball control

LA Galaxy and USNMT's Gyasi Zardes reveals his secret for developing the perfect first touch in the box—and ultimately getting the ball in the net. 


Tony Hawk still soaring, championing skateboarding

At age 47, skateboarding legend Tony Hawk is still pushing the boundaries with new tricks and still lifting skating to new levels of global acceptance, with an eye on Olympic inclusion.


Hirano on his success in 2016, the offseason, more

Japanese professional snowboarder Ayumu Hirano tells about how he spends his off-season, what it's like to be in the midst of the best season of his career and much more. 


Can surfboard art affect performance and scoring?

Going behind the designs of some of the most popular surfers in the world to see how surfboard art affects an athlete's performance and the judge's score.


Kelly Clark Q&A: Reflecting on her glorious career

Heading into the Burton U.S. Open, an event she has won eight times, snowboarding star Kelly Clark looks back at her long and distinguished career and discusses what it’s like to be a role model and mentor for a new generation of athletes.


For Hibbert, SnoCross success is in the details

Inside the story of the rise of one of the greatest snowmobile racers of all-time—Tucker Hibbert.


X Games Aspen Preview: Going all-out for gold

Everything you need to know going into X Games Aspen 2016...


Brad Domke's wave-riding seemingly defies physics

When he's in the ocean, skimboarder Brad Domke rides some of the largest waves on the planet better than pro surfers.