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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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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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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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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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Create your ultimate athlete competition

If you would have to create an competition that measure an athletes overall capabilities which events,movements or sports would you add in? Sprinting, marathon, climbing, swimming, compound lifts, body weight skills, gymnastic skills, some form of obstacle course and some form of martial art...

mrbambocha‎, 05-25-2017 08:21 PM
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Freshmen trying to play football.

I'm currently a freshmen, only got 3 days of school left after today. I want to play football my sophomore year. I need some help on how to make the team. I asked one of the coaches and he told me to ask the head coach. The thing is that ive never even seen and met the guy so I don't know what to...

PrimoG‎, 05-22-2017 11:11 AM
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Anyone with experience in electrocardiograms willing to provide a basic assessment

Hi! I have recently done an Exercise ECG test. This is because I am in the progress of going through an Aeromedical Assessment in order to become a pilot. I have received the papers from the test, but I will not receive any feedback earlier than in 3 weeks. I am therefore looking for an initial...

TheDonQ‎, 05-26-2017 02:57 AM
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I have a "machines vs. free weights" question

I have always heard that free weights are the way athletes want to go. But, if I'm only concerned about aesthetics and looking good, can I build just as nice a physique using only machines? I'm not training for any sports those days are behind me.

SEJM‎, 05-24-2017 07:08 PM
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Should I Bulk Before Football Starts? (Quarterback)

Hey guys I'm looking for a little advice on where I should go with my training at this point in time. Two important measurements: 6' 0.7", 167.4 lbs My season officially starts up mid-July (training camp has already begun) and our first game is mid-late August. Back in January I was sitting...

DDuhaime19‎, 05-20-2017 03:49 PM
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Hello I'm 15 and I throw the shoutout for my HS. I threw 46' 2" my first meet and haven't gotten closer then 44' 9.5" since. Now I'm throwing low 44'. I haven't gotten weaker, I've gotten much stronger and my technique looks even better. What could I being doing wrong I'm very confused. Thanks for...

maxwellrs‎, 05-02-2017 03:57 PM
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Body Fat % Help

Hi, new to this first post so if I have posted in the wrong place my apologies, my question is: I have been exercising and eating healthy for nearly two years now but I have just started tracking my progress on my scales about two months ago. A month ago I was sitting about 11 stone 9 at roughly...

borthwickg‎, 05-23-2017 02:14 AM
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Cycling Training

So I've recently dusted down my road bike with a renewed intention of getting 'bike fit'. Obviously nothing major because lets face it time has long since run out to be anything other than a weekend warrior. Still though, I have aims to be able to go on cycling holidays, do sportives and maybe in...

Bikelangelo‎, 05-19-2017 12:00 PM
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100 Days Till Rugby Season

So I'm trying rugby for the first time and I'm pretty sure I'm not prepared for it. I just started lifting using the 5x5 stronglifts app. My squat and deadlift have been increasing but my bench press has been sitting at 140 for about 2 weeks now. Some co-workers suggested I do stronglifts in the...

GentlemanDrew‎, 05-16-2017 09:47 AM
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How to train the day before a competition to increase performance

Check it out: Cheers!

tuura007‎, 05-16-2017 02:50 PM
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Ankle rehab

Anyone know some good exercises for ankle rehab? I messed up my atfl :(

Emelbee‎, 05-13-2017 12:55 PM
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Chiefs would be wise not to give up on Spencer Ware

Chiefs would be wise not to give up on Spencer Ware Mo. -- One of the disappointing aspects to the Kansas City Chiefs’that 2016 season was the production from running back Spencer Ware over the season’s final 10 games.,KANSAS CITY Ware was one of the Chiefs’ most valuable players. He rushed...

aliciahuang‎, 05-19-2017 02:07 AM
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Boxing is my motivation, but...

I joined this forum because it is without a doubt more informative than anywhere else and also VERY WELL versed to all types of athletes. I use to practice boxing with my grandpa when I was starting high school and ended up moving away, quit sports all together and got heavier and heavier. Now,...

Spiduh‎, 05-12-2017 11:58 AM
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Sprinting. Need urgent help ASAP, Money on the line.

Ok, title basically. I haven't sprinted in about 5 years however I still have a decent shot of winning, I have only just found out on short notice so I have about a week and a half to prepare. To win I most likely need to decrease my time by say 0.2-0.3 seconds. This is for the 100m btw. I just...

1threadonly‎, 05-15-2017 06:42 PM
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Advice or Comments

Hey guys Daniel here just looking for some advice or comments on my current situation. I'm 16, 5'11" and weigh around 165-170. My goal is to reach 190 at 10% body fat. I've been working out for about a month now. 3 day split of chest/tris, bi/back/shoulders, and legs. Currently I can bench 155,...

ProDav‎, 04-23-2017 10:22 AM
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Clean bulk for Football and current 'plan'

I have a couple questions about a clean bulk for football. I am a 14 year old going into my freshman year and I'm trying to get bigger in size for the highschool season. I play DE and Offensive tackle. Weight: 193Lbs Bodyfat percentage is 23% (This was one month ago) Started working...

Pengy53‎, 05-08-2017 10:42 PM
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Attacking Space?

Hello, I'm having a lot of trouble in understanding which player roles attack the space vacated by another role ?What does one look for in player instruction?I read that the Inside forward does this or even a wing back does this.Is it setting the role to attack what does this?Does putting a...

albertalley‎, 05-05-2017 03:18 AM
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How to balance lifting with playing basketball

I'm currently cutting right now so playing ball definetely helps with fat loss, however I don't want it to impact my gym performance as I play basketball for about 3-4 hours straight 2-3 times a week. Main goal is not to lose a lot of strength. How can I properly balance lifting and playing...

jmoneyjumpman‎, 05-14-2017 09:33 PM
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Unhappy Muscle up but speed down?

This is my first thread and I'm hopeful that I'll receive honest helpful feed back. I'm 6'5 and I play Defensive End and I'm going to in July. After school ended I was 236 but after only two days of extreme lifting I found myself dropping down to 226. I began a 4000 calorie diet after that and now...

Z508‎, 05-14-2017 11:46 PM
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Dwayne Wade speed

So he's kinda old now but in his prime, Wade was crazy fast in dribbleing up the court and nice dunks too. I play ball and I'm 15 years old 6'2 160 lbs. I'm trying to develop the same play style and beat people by superior athleticism. I already work out 5 days a week and I'm getting stronger and...

LarsFerrier‎, 05-11-2017 10:22 AM
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Baseball pitcher to drop weight but add leg strength

Looking to get back into baseball. I used to pitch. Currently 35, 6’3 300 lbs. big frame guy big legs wide shoulders, used to lift regularly from 2007-2010 while in the military, then got out of service and got a bit lazy. Gained weight but also suffer from a disability with my legs called...

jake93436‎, 05-13-2017 11:55 PM
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Should i rest?

I've recently started to MMA, and we do a bunch of push ups, but not enough to call it a chest workout... Would it be okay if i train chest in the gym a few hours later? Only on mondays of course... Or should i rest?

Xman987‎, 05-13-2017 02:36 PM
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Preparing for football (soccer) season

Hi, guys. I need advice. I want to prepare for my next soccer season. Currently, I'm injured (LCL Strain) but I'm getting better now and I estimated that I could probably start training again next week. I did gain a lot of weight this season, after having number of injuries, but I went down from...

Kele15‎, 04-01-2017 02:10 AM
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Is it offensive for men to train in compression shorts?

I was curious, after recently pulling both my groin and hamstring, to pick up a pair of compression shorts but after trying them on in store my bulging quads and glutes look ridiculous. I can't recall men training with a pair in my gym so I was wondering if you're supposed to wear normal shorts...

CatTheTrainer‎, 03-22-2013 12:43 PM
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How to develop agility and explosive power for rugby 7s

Sup swolemates,recently I transferred from rugby 15 a side to 7s and I need tips how to develop agility and explosive power because what the coaches tell me to do isn't effective so I come for advice here thx in advance

NickBearly‎, 05-12-2017 02:09 AM
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