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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? twicethespeed.com/product-detail.php?id=9 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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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Bodybuilding.com 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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Question Jason Blaha 5x5 for Basketball?

Should I add or take out anything? Plyometrics, Cardio etc.. I could even run the cutting version instead as he says it is not made for people who are already active as they will be overtraining Workout as follows Workout A Exercise Sets Reps Squats 5 5

ETEIZNAL‎, 04-16-2017 01:57 PM
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Mystery hip pain

Hi this is my first post on the forum and I was wondering if someone could help me out with an issue I've been having. First a little background, I'm a senior in high school, I played defensive line on my school's team, late in the season I broke my wrist but I stayed active in the gym by...

Pattyboy01‎, Yesterday 08:23 PM
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Question Cardio

Hey everyone! i recently sign up on this site and i need some help with couple of things. I really love running and i do it almost everyday 3-4 days a week. first of all i did alot of the crosstraining machine 1-3 months.. however now i run on the treadmile or run outside it seems alot more...

OskarBo‎, Yesterday 01:46 PM
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I need help at increasing my stamina and endurance for Football/Soccer

Long story short, i'm a total fat (well i aint fat but point is im fat) pos that gets out of breath faster than the heaviest smokers i've ever seen. I'm 17 years old, my goal was to be pretty damn fit by april 10th (this goal is from 1st of november...) I've been going at it in any way i could...

GutsOverFear0‎, 03-27-2017 06:06 AM
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Lose of speed/regaining top speed

Hey guys I have been competing in athletics for a while now, specifically short distances. I have had a break since late September last year due to a few personal reasons, anyway I started back up maybe 2-3 weeks ago and i am dreadful, I have kept up with weights so i am still the same in...

Runner4444‎, 04-07-2017 12:35 AM
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How Performing More Sets with Less Rest Builds Size, Strength, and Power

Wrote this on STACK.com on a simple, effective method for athletes to build explosive muscle: http://www.stack.com/a/how-performing-more-sets-with-less-rest-builds-size-strength-and-power

tuura007‎, 04-21-2017 07:02 PM
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How often and how much intensity should I work out during baseball season?

We're going to have 42 games in 51 days starting tomorrow. How should I train during the season to keep muscle? I want to try to keep soreness at a low.

HStone457‎, 04-21-2017 01:35 PM
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Is hypertrophy necessary?

If an athlete wants to hit a 2x bodyweight squat or a 2.5x bodyweight deadlift etc. can they achieve that milestone without working in the higher rep ranges to accumulate mass or can they do a 5x5 routine from the start until that goal? In other words, by doing a 5x5 routine strictly will that...

sports19‎, 04-12-2017 04:59 PM
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Trouble recovering? Try Belly Breathing

Found a cool study on belly breathing post-workout and did a short (3-min) write up here: http://www.stack.com/a/use-belly-breathing-to-recover-faster

tuura007‎, 04-02-2017 04:29 PM
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Squat vs deadlift for force

So ultimately from what I understand, the idea of strength training in regards to increasing your vertical jump is so that you can create more force into the ground. The strength benchmarks such as squat 2x bodyweight and deadlift 2.5 are all considered above average lifts. Have their been any...

sports19‎, 04-19-2017 05:07 AM
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Ideal Position For Football?

What is the ideal position for an athlete who is 6'0 ft 205-215lbs on the college football level. Currently bulking 6'0 ft tall started at 175 now 183 hoping to get to the 205-215 range by the 2018 season?

StanAlbert10‎, 03-30-2017 01:29 PM
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Rookie left tackle needs help! (Bull rush counter)

Im a rookie LT in an european football league. Having trouble when Im being bull rushed by the DT, leading with his shoulder driving into my chest. Hes not getting completely through to the QB but im being pushed back quite a bit into the pocket and since he's so low, i struggle getting a decent...

GingaPowah‎, 04-19-2017 01:38 AM
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Figure Skating Off-Ice program

I would like the input of any non-skaters, I'll quickly explain the goal here and see what ya'll come up with. So for starters trying to find a workout plan for a Pairs figure skater can be a challenge as you are required to use muscles in many different ways. 3-4 hours mon-fri on the ice is...

BenPen1‎, 04-19-2017 04:48 AM
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Thumbs up doing BJJ need some good tips

Hello Guys, I am doing Bjj 6-8 times a week ( i am white belt) , I want to extend this to 15 for the next 3 months. I also am doing Kyokushin karate (going for brown belt exam in december) nearly every day, gym about 30-40 min 2 times a day and rope skipping every day ( losing excess and...

OdIN_‎, 04-16-2017 01:57 AM
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High school Football training

Hey guys. I'm a 15 year old freshman on a varsity football team. I am 6'0" and 185 pounds. I bench 180 and squat 270. Currently I am playing center and most likely defensive end. I want to lose fat, but I haven't seen any results although I've gained a lot of muscle. Since January, I have...

gupta103‎, 05-06-2016 07:47 PM
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Weight of Football Players

Why and How do athletes especially football players weigh differently than they look? For example OBJ is 5'11 200lbs but looks more like 175-180

StanAlbert10‎, 04-05-2017 06:15 PM
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Training for Parkour and Freerunning

Check out this website dedicated to training for parkour and freerunning. Many aspects of these disciplines can greatly improve your fitness and skills in other sports as well. http://parkourelements.com

Ryan_Ford‎, 01-02-2009 10:41 PM
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What is bodybuilding? What is fitness?

Bro1: You do any kind of sports? Bro2: I do fitness Bro1: So isn't that the same as bodybuilding? Bro2: No Bro1: But do you lift weights to improve your body composition? Bro2: Yes Bro1: Then you do bodybuilding. Bro2: No I do fitness Bro1: You do bodybuilding whether you want to admit it...

Qwertji‎, 04-17-2017 01:30 AM
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Hey, what's an average standing reach?

I moved recently, and I don't have a tape measure. I'll go out and buy one in the next couple days but I was wondering, what would you guess my reach at if I'm about 5'9 with average arms length? This is a really weird question I know, but I'm kinda drunk and I just did a standing jump and hit my...

Lector606‎, 12-15-2006 09:16 PM
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Best grip on deadlifts for sports performance?

Recently, I have decided to ditch the belt and straps when lifting because I am trying to be more functional and I was curious if there was any particular grip on the deadlift that would help sports performance the most. I feel as if the double overhand would be best for developing grip strength....

dcow08‎, 03-23-2017 06:56 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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Balancing Lifting and Sports Training

I was an avid basketball player before I got into lifting and I now love lifting just as much but I want to know how to balance my strength and sports training weekly so as to maximise my performance in both. But I will prioritise lifting if need be. I lift 3x a week w/ Full Body workouts. Do...

Gain6‎, 04-09-2017 12:57 PM
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average Stats for D1 fullback?

what are the average stats for a D1 fullback? 40, lifts, height, weight, ect.

KevRU‎, 07-22-2011 01:22 PM
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Question Do you have to train pecs?

Odd question but looks/appearance aside, what "benefit" is there to having strong "chest" muscles? I have long arms and a slender torso, so most of my "pressing" exercises (overhead press, bench press, dips, etc...) feel like they primarily target front deltoids and triceps anyway. Since I don't...

maz20‎, 04-11-2017 06:25 PM
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Calisthenics and Bodybuilding on the same day?

Hello I've been in the gym for a long period of time now and my friends want to do calisthenics with me, and I think thats pretty nice since I want to learn stuff like human flag etc... But I am in the gym from mo till sun. So my question is can I do calisthenics and bodybuilding on the same day...

RaeScrimmel‎, 04-09-2017 05:46 AM
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