Stability and Balance

If you want to run faster, jump higher or throw harder, training stability and balance must be a top priority in your workout program. That's because every action and movement in sports involves an element of stability and balance. For example, stabilizing on a single leg when running, jumping or kicking, or controlling your body while drawing contact when driving to the net. Make the most of your workouts by incorporating balance and stability exercises into your training routine. Learn how with the foremost information from STACK's network of experts and elite athletes.

Latest in Stability and Balance

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5 Gymnastics Conditioning Exercises to Improve Body Mobility

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Latest Videos in Stability and Balance

World-Class Workouts With Todd Durkin: 2 Exercises to Improve Balance and Ankle Stability

In this episode of World-Class Workouts, Todd Durkin shows you two exercises that will improve your ankle strength and overall balance.

World-Class Workouts with Todd Durkin: Build Balance and Stability With This Exercise

In this episode of World-Class Workouts, Todd Durkin shows you how to build balance and stability with the Barefoot Towel Drill.

MLB P Craig Kimbrel Dynamic Flexibility and Stability Series

MLB pitcher Craig Kimbrel performs a series of dynamic flexibility and band stabilization exercises with coaching by Dallas Terrell, head strength and speed coach at D1-Huntsville.

Core Strength and Stability Training With MLB P Craig Kimbrel

MLB pitcher Craig Kimbrel performs a series of strength and stability exercises targeting the core muscles, including Suspended Plank Circles, a Hanging Knee Raise, Split-Stance Rope Pull and Incline Plate Squeeze.

STACK Performance Series 28: Better Goaltending With Jean-Sebastien Giguere

NHL goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere develops solid reaction skills with a BOSU drill. Learn how incorporating this drill into your workout can improve your hockey abilities.