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Okay im getting real tired of having to answer the same general questions about football. Here I will answer the usual questions that always seem to creep up. Listed below is a link to each topic for quicker viewing/searching. Increasing Speed/40 Yard Dash Choosing a Position (Offense) ...

teriyakisaki‎, 05-13-2006 04:10 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Official vertical/jumping/dunking thread POST ALL VERT QUESTIONS HERE

Anyone tried this program? They have a sale on goes down to $49 and I was thinking about picking it up. Seems about as legit as any one of these training systems. "Grow Taller Overnight" made me question this guys product though.

Andy3083‎, 07-28-2013 09:56 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Sports guide for strength, speed, and conditioning

I’m making this thread because of the high number of questions I see (and receive) regarding athletic training. Hopefully, it will answer any of the questions you may have. The primary sports covered in this thread are football and rugby, but you can use this information to train for any sport...

RollTideNation‎, 12-07-2012 05:34 PM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: This Should be a Sticky..or not. HOW TO BUILD A YEAR LONG PROGRAM(+1 year example)

Football season is coming to its final weeks of the post-season and it is time for athletes to start thinking about training for next season. You see a lot of questions on this forum asking how to increase speed in 3 weeks or pack on 10 pounds before the season starts next week. So for everyone...

EndLineTraining‎, 11-21-2013 12:42 AM
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Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: *****Spamming*****

Whats going on Sports Training? I am a new resident and for some reason this section has the most spam. I need your help. -Report the post, use spam as the reason -DO NOT post in the thread, read it if you want, but do not post -I prefer you just staying out in case what gets posted is a...

Dirk__Diggler‎, 10-07-2012 06:39 AM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Forums It is our hope that the members of the forums will help each other in providing motivation and information to those looking to reach their fitness goals. To protect our members and the forums, the following rules are effective in all sections. Please take...

ForumSentinel‎, 05-19-2014 08:12 AM
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Pullups And Pushups Are Far Better Then Weights

Name any upper body muscle and pullups and pushup variations will cover it. If pushup variations are getting easy try handstand pushups and one hand pushups. The best exercise to get explosive strength is clap pushups.

AaronWorkout‎, 11-07-2008 03:24 PM
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Push ups everyday...?

Alright, now first off I feel like a total newb for asking this question.. but... Is it ok (beneficial) to do push ups everyday? Usually, obviously, your supposed to give your body time to recover (48 hours)... but on wrestling teams, and in the military, and things of that nature (all kinds of...

Taurean508‎, 08-18-2010 09:50 PM
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Creatine before football training?

How does it sound? Before a game, spring training, etc. Should I take Creatine? or, CAN I?

MarkA15‎, 05-12-2007 09:22 AM
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quick punches?

I have been training for MMA for about 6 months now. I have pretty good form and excellent power, but I cant seem to speed up with my combinations. Any suggestions?

MMAgal‎, 03-24-2010 07:30 PM
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Help with teenage son.....Serious replies only please

So quick story. Have a 15 year old son that is going into freshman year of HS. Has played football year round competitivly since he was 8 mainly as a running back. Was always top 3 players on the team so he was used alot but at the sametime was able to get rests and the load was shared across the...

KGonzo23‎, 08-03-2016 05:51 PM
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Someone Please Help ME!

Hi anyone who sees this. Let me give a quick background im 16 around 5'10 around 120 pounds (I dont hae a scale right now). I played football my whole life up until 8th grade when i started not feeling confident in my size to compete with the other players even though everyone said i was a pretty...

FutureReaper‎, 08-08-2016 08:50 PM
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Good running pace?

Is 8 minutes per mile a good running pace? I run about 6 kilometers (3.75 miles) just under 30 minutes. Is that a good pace? I just wanna get in decent shape,i'm not a serious athlete.

maxedoutbrah‎, 08-26-2010 06:28 AM
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Top Speed, Acceleration while sprinting

*reps* So I had track training today and ran some sprints, was decent but I'm in desperate need to get faster. We ran 100m, did long jump and did some short distance sprints. The two other guys i was with were the fastest and second fastest guy in my year group while I'm about 5th fastest in the...

thenewguy23‎, 04-29-2013 01:44 PM
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Am I too old for community college football?

Hey guys so my backround was 3 years of high school football. It ended my second game of senior year because of a shoulder injury. Planned on playing college football atleast on a junior college level until that injury. Fast forward to today I just turned 25, a real estate agent that is semi...

gainsiswork12‎, 08-16-2016 02:58 AM
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Question Combining Swimming & Gym ?

Hello guys, First post here, but I've been reading the forum & all the articles for quite a while now, especially this year where I focused on the gym more ! (I started last summer, with very good results very quickly). The reason I'm writing today - I'm struggling massively to combine my 2...

NickoSwim‎, 06-20-2013 03:49 PM
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Gain Muscle While Training for Marathon

I wanted to know if it were possible to gain muscle while training for a marathon. If I were to just eat all of the burnt up calories from the running and get enough protein could I still building muscle?

squarepusher13‎, 05-21-2009 06:18 PM
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Unhappy Fake gym strength problem (soccer)

Hello everyone Today our regular acadmey team had a match against our acadmey's dev squad team We lost they literally destroyed us in every away In terms of speed ,power,and strength specially So here's the problem I have been lifting weight for quiet a long time and yes i hav gained little...

Soccerlift‎, 07-23-2016 07:02 AM
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Running- Lower back tight

After a mile or two especially in this weather even affter i warm up my lower back gets ridiculously tight , anyone knows how to fix/stretcgh???

JTringer‎, 01-25-2008 02:55 PM
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Ever wondered what makes Usain Bolt the fastest man on Earth?

Wrote this article detailing what makes Usain Bolt the fastest man on Earth. Thought it may interest the people in this forum.

KiwiJames‎, 08-17-2016 02:47 PM
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How to get better at sprint? (Track and Field)

Hi everyone! I signed up this website because I want to talk about track and field. First of all, I'm Martina, I'm 17, 161 cm tall and 55 kg of weight. My body is composed of 14% fat mass. In my lean mass there are 35 lt of water, so I drink about 2lt of water everyday. I haven't got any abs (a...

battlepride‎, 08-23-2016 09:21 AM
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How many inches can I realistically add to my vertical in 9 months?

I've never trained it before. Starting the Vertical Jump Bible training soon. About 9 months until our basketball league starts up again. I am 6'4" with a standing reach of 8'4". I'm around 250 lbs. Not sure of my current vertical, but I can get my finger tips to slightly grab the rim. My...

BrandonToddCarr‎, 04-14-2014 03:45 PM
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Split question

Hi. I've been lurking these forums for a year or two and finally decided to make an account to get the advice of others on here. I am going to be following the Vertical Jump Bible program but due to it not incorporating much if any upper body work I have come up with a split that I feel will...

Arlic‎, 08-15-2016 10:17 AM
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Question Why do I have high endurance in one sport, but not the other?

I can play tennis for hours without getting very tired, but when I swim, I get really tired after just one lap. I can also run or bike for a long time without getting too tired. Why is that?

JohnsonMMI‎, 08-15-2016 06:41 PM
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Male Model or Athlete ?!

Upon setting my goals I am faced with a difficult decision. At age 19 I showed a lot of promise in Kickboxing, doing very well as an amateur training with top level amateurs however due to injury lost out on my dreams. I am now 23 and at the stage where I can train again. I now feel as if I am...

GeinoGK11‎, 08-18-2016 02:59 PM
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Relaxation and Speed?

Hi. I have three quick questions. When a muscle is relaxed it moves faster, right? If so, why doesn't relaxing a muscle through stretching make you faster? When you relax the face, the body relaxes. Is there any difference between relaxation from the face (which relaxes the body!) and relaxation...

RodriguesJosh‎, 07-20-2016 08:52 AM
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When do I do sprints? Before or during or after leg day?

Just wanted to know where is the best place for sprints in my workout?

chrissidious‎, 08-01-2016 03:26 PM
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Talking The exercise for all ATHLETES | HEIGHTEN Vertical by 10"| gain speed

Ever since i've been in the fitness community and started to learn about major compound movements, Bench Squat Deadlift i've have been told to stay away from one movement. and that is?~~ The Trap Bar deadlift You see This is because everyone has been informed that since in the Trap Bar or Hex(...

Deleon62‎, 07-30-2016 08:18 AM
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Exclamation Freshman 40 times training

I'm a 15 year old 5'9" 165lb freshman going into sophomore year. This is only my second year of football and play OLB and TE/RB, I ran a 5.1/5.0 on the 40 and was wondering if that was average or below average for my size and weight. And what exercises I can do to get faster

Zanie6301‎, 08-14-2016 12:51 PM
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Question Should I take a "break" after my football season?

I was planning to join crossfit after my football season, im a senior in high school. I want to take a break that way i can "heal" my knee, back and other parts of my body. I want to take 3-6 months off that way i can join crossfit "brand new" but idk. Any suggestions, opinions? Thanks!

CarlosOrtiz57‎, 07-29-2016 01:31 PM
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Baseball training?

I haven't played in years, but some friends in the adult league want me to join so that's really the reason why I'm on this forum and site. I'm not in playing shape any more and don't want to embarrass myself as I'm older now so I'm looking at getting back in shape. I've started lifting and doing...

vegasf1‎, 07-29-2016 04:42 PM
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