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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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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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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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Sticky Thread Sticky: Year-round Training for Rugby - League or Union. Or Anything Else

I've been thinking of doing this since Endline Training put up his excellent treatise on building a year-long plan for Football and the American sports. I'd like to do the same thing here for the other sports - particularly Rugby. We've also had a little League v Union debate on the forum...

krakkerz‎, 01-19-2014 06:29 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: 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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What ever it takes. Jr-> Senior year. Football Training

Hey guys, My name is Trent. I need help with training for football. My dream is to play college football and I am a long way from it. I play on a nationally ranked team and I am the 3rd string tailback. I back up 2 seniors who are d1 running backs. I haven´t got many minutes but my coach told me...

Tschweiz49‎, 09-23-2018 07:20 PM
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Football conditioning and endurance for obese athlete

Hello everyone, I am 30 years old and I just started playing football as a QB to a local team in Hungary. We train on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. I am very fat at 300 lbs. I have a 50 inch waist and I am getting tired easily during training. My coach is looking at me in despair and he is...

a7neesh‎, 09-22-2018 02:12 PM
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Question Strong but **** endurance?

Basically I've been grappling for a while, jiu jitsu and wrestling, and i recently decided i would do some training at home, so i can keep going a long time and not get tired. Thing is Iam very strong in a one rep max kind of way, I can do one arm pushups, and I bend some steel nails sometimes, but...

RujewitLuce‎, 09-22-2018 10:36 AM
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What sport is my physique best suited for (doing mma)

Hi I have been been changing my life the past 6 and half months now and have noticed I have a strange attraction to physiques and where they would fair in different sports. and I have my guesses on what my body can do but would like to find out what other people think. And i was wondering does your...

jtgjake‎, 09-22-2018 11:13 AM
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Sled push vs Sled drag?

Hello, I’m a 19 year old male who is trying to become a faster sprinter, and increase my 40 time and obviously get more powerful leg drive. At my gym they have an Xtreme monkey sled (I can’t post the actual link because I don’t have 50 posts yet). But their on amazon and if you just search up...

Ravenx5150‎, 09-21-2018 09:24 PM
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Arrow Running and weightlifting possible?

Will running 2x a week for 20 minutes be bad for my muscles? I do weightlifting im close to 70 kg 185 cm (pics on profile if needed) but i f*ickin love to run because its like meditation to me. My body fat is very low so i am afraid that runing will have bad effects on my muscles.

neo111‎, 08-29-2018 03:40 PM
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Ideal for Linebacker size for 6'3 9th grader

I am 6'3 and currently going to 9th grade. I am looking to start playing Football in the 9th grade. I am currently 6'3 195lbs and 14 years old. What size should I be to play Mike in Football? Should I play Middle Linebacker or play Defensive End? I do have a fear that I will keep growing so i may...

brutus0‎, 08-05-2018 08:36 PM
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Smile Preparing to tryout for Canadian Football League, need help diet & workout planning!

Hey there, I am 21 year old male and am a Senior playing college football. I have a tryout in the Canadian Football League in the spring and I need to improve my physique prior to trying out. I am currently 5'11 and weigh 223 lbs. I have an athletic build and a large upper body/lower body but...

gree2117‎, 09-06-2018 07:00 PM
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Torn VMO

Recently I had an injury to my IT band area. My entire leg from hip to knee was swollen for three weeks. I could not bend my knee and was on crutches. Once the swelling subsided and I could bend my knee, I noticed my VMO would not contract. I went to the doctor. He felt my knee and told me my VMO...

darrenkavanagh‎, 09-20-2018 04:25 AM
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Bodybuilding genetics/exercise selection

Kinobody's clients and himself only do incline bench/dumbell press. Some of the chests look the same as kinobody's but majority doesn't. does it matter if you choose incline over flat? Incline supposedly makes your chest more square-like and flat makes it more meatier but round-like. can these...

feiajii‎, 09-17-2018 07:26 PM
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Box jump correlation to vertical jump

I've seen ppl with 50 inch box jumps(rare, but there are a few) Any clue how that would translate into a vertical? Or, could you all post your box jump maxes and vertical maxes?

Richie_Awesome‎, 07-14-2008 12:24 PM
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Sports Training Equipment

Looking for starter recommendations on equipment for personal sports training. I'd love to be doing this stuff with a trainer at the gym but unfortunately not in the cards right now. Looking to mainly get faster, stronger legs, agility, endurance. I've currently got a speed ladder and cones....

WhoDeyKT‎, 09-09-2018 08:10 PM
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Question Help Need Advice

I’m “5,10” 190 lbs 15%bf Haven’t played football since Freshman yr of highschool I still can run a 4.6 40 And have 15 reps on the 225 Bench Should I tryout for my college team? I also played a lot of tackle football so I can get psychical and I have some routes that I can run and...

SanjayCurry‎, 09-06-2018 05:34 PM
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I've got only one day to prepare for a football ( soccer ) game

Hi everyone , I'm new here. Hopefully doing everything correct here. So basically , I've only trained my upper body this summer . Haven't touched legs at all neither did running . I've got a football game in 2 days and I was wondering if there is anything I could do tomorrow to somewhat prepare...

veind‎, 08-30-2018 11:35 AM
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Increased speed/explosiveness

Hi. I am training for a certain event which requires speed and explosiveness + endurance. I got the endurance part covered, but I have noticed that I am just a pretty slow guy, my top speed and acceleration are pretty bad. I was wondering if someone could recommend some exercises to increase...

jasper1121‎, 09-11-2018 05:27 AM
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Can't seem to increase endurance

Alright so here goes, I'm a 15 year old wannabe athlete that's trying to increase speed as well as endurance. I hit the gym six times a week, alternating between strength training and cardio on each day. But my problem arises on the latter. I hit the treadmill and set the pace to a cool...

Fataspire‎, 08-28-2018 01:25 PM
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Should I quit my basketball team?

It revolves around a club team vs highschool team time commitment. So I'm a 6'10 junior (11th grade now) and I guess I can say I am good at basketball. I don't lack in any athletic attribute and my skills are well rounded and constantly being improved upon. I even made the u16 national team...

bigbigbigboy‎, 09-06-2018 11:10 PM
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really want to start athletics but.

So Hi everybody, I reeeaaally want to start athletics. I want it now for about 9yrs (I am almost 19. Since I was 10yrs old) with all my heart and all my soul. My parents didn t had the money for it when I was a kid and when I finally could afford it at 17 I choose to do a year of ballet. As I was...

hafsaidaassi‎, 08-27-2018 04:07 AM
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Exclamation Muscle Mass, Soccer & Losing Weight

Hello!! I got great advice here recently on my calorie intake and training goals. I've had to review these a bit after getting a fitness report so I'm hoping for some more of that great advice. So, as of now I stand at 5 foot 6 inches, 218 pounds, 22% body fat and muscle mass of 74.8kg. I...

craigymack‎, 08-13-2018 05:36 AM
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Need some advice on my lifting routine

So I need some assistance or advice on my lifting routine. Right now my goal is to be stronger and more explosive. I train bjj and striking every day except Sunday (2hours a day) I thought to myself if I wanna look like some of my favorite ufc fighters( Yoel Romero, Tyron woodley, Miller perry) , I...

derpydanman‎, 09-01-2018 06:48 PM
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Sports Guide for TRX

My weight is 48 kg, and I need sports to add a little weight in addition to the form. Do you think this sport is right for me? Can I do it in the house?

Spermild1990‎, 09-05-2018 12:54 AM
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how flexible is too flexible?

I know you need to be flexible to be fast, but can you be too flexible?

DangerDan‎, 08-26-2006 07:38 PM
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Ohio State University Fitness Community

Hi. I just started my freshman year at the Ohio State University and was looking to meet people in the fitness/bodybuilding/nutrition/health community. Also if anyone knows is OSU has some sort of bodybuilding club I am very interested. Go Bucks!

jnags‎, 09-02-2018 03:10 PM
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Dallas area $70 million stadium set to open

Coachjlr‎, 08-04-2018 08:31 AM
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Talking sprinter and strenght and condition training :D

Yo mates I'm sprinter Few days ago i've told my coach that I will soon start going also to gym doing some strenght and conditioning to improve my 60m,100m and 200m times but he told that it will only make me slower and that I should continue just doing plyometrics and doing 60-200m sprint...

komradfaketaxi‎, 08-21-2018 04:13 AM
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