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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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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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Question Resting heart rate <50 ?

Hello, I'm a competitive endurance athlete/rower and this morning I took my heart rate when I woke up. It was 50, and apparently in my sleep (I wear a heart rate tracker) it got as low as 44. I'm 19, female, but don't have a super low body fat so is it possible to be in really good shape with a...

Crewlife‎, 06-12-2017 05:56 AM
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Wrestling off-season help

I'm 16 years old, currently weigh around 123lbs at 8.5-9.5% body fat. I'm trying to bulk up to around 140lbs (with creatine) for this summer, until august. I'll get off creatine around early september and hopefully cut down to around 135. I'll wrestle 132-126 most of the season, but I want to...

ZDesigns‎, 06-24-2017 04:16 PM
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MMA & BodyBuilding

Hello. I've seen numerous thread likes this, however, I believe my circumstances are different. I wish to learn MMA for self-defence and as a hobby. I'll most likely do 2 sessions a week at most. One being grappling/fitness/MMA and the other just being a sparring session for an hour. As I...

IAmNando‎, Today 08:15 AM
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Any volleyball player here?

Hi, I'm an amateur volleyball player, currently running the novice dumbbell program Fierce 5. Is there any player here? Any tip, experience? Ciao, Michele

FallingBridge‎, Yesterday 02:28 AM
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Openside Flanker/Centre training advice

Hi all, wanted to post on here and hopefully get some advice. I'm prodominantly a 7, 19 years old, 5'9 and 88kg, just off 14 stone. I'm good over the ball, have good hands and footwork so I played a lot at 12 for my university last year as well. I'm your typical loads of tackles, first to every...

Mason1197‎, 06-24-2017 07:02 AM
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Pre Workout for running or endurance cardio?

Does anyone use the same PreWO supplements for running and lifting? Or, what "pres" do you use? I took Assault today before mountain biking. I wasn't really impressed with how i felt. Plenty of energy (annoying little dog type energy), but my legs were were just average. I'm gonna say i picked...

kdrchuck‎, 02-18-2012 02:22 PM
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needed-Sprint/speed routine for rugby

Hi, i am a rugby player and right now it is pre season time, during this summer i really want to put the emphasis on speed to get faster for the upcoming season. In that way, im looking for a good sprint/speed routine that I can do like 3-4 times a week along with weight training (i already got a...

Wcr2‎, 06-05-2017 04:10 PM
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How much weight should you use with a prowler/ sled?

I'm not asking for a specific weight or anything, but when i start the wsfsb speed/ strength template i just want an idea of how much much weight i should be using. Should it be light, but not too light. Medium difficult, but light enough where you can move it at a good speed, etc. I'm new to sled...

gmenfan40‎, 02-27-2009 11:22 PM
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Question Muscle and Cardiovasular Maintinance/Herniated disc recovery

Hello, Two weeks ago I got a herniated disc rowing (I'm a competitive rower) and started doing physical therapy. They said it will probably be 3 months until I can resume my full training routine and I'm wondering what I can do to preserve VO2 max and muscle mass. Currently I do an hour of...

Crewlife‎, 06-21-2017 11:32 AM
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Running Lungs Problem

Hello, when i am running or sprinting i feel like my throat closes and i can't breath properly and my i feel like my lungs are burning and sometimes i struggle even to breath, but after some time this problem goes off and i can run properly. Can someone help me?

Zino9‎, 06-21-2017 02:58 AM
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High school basketball

whats a good size to be (height/weight) to play 3,4,5 positions in high school basketball...i am currently 6'3 and weigh almost 185

stfdsfinest‎, 11-07-2002 01:49 PM
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Need advice on first lean bulk

Age - 15 Weight - 135 Height- 5ft 11 Right so in the last year or two I've been playing rugby and working on my sprinting a lot. Ive been doing calistinics as I can't go to the gym but I'm starting to consider joining over the summer. At the minute I'm happy with how I'm performing as I'm...

ciaran771‎, 06-19-2017 10:44 AM
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Red face I'm a slim 15 years old, and I want to get the most out of my body in two months

Hey everyone, I'm here to get some advice I'm a slim 15 years old boy, I'm quite tall for my age (1m78) but I'm very slim (quite underweight, mostly because I don't really do much sport and I don't really ever feel hungry). I realised that with me starting to play video games more and more and...

KleinEthan‎, 06-19-2017 12:25 PM
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Freshman football

I just turned 14 and I'm going into my freshman year. I'm 5'5 138 lbs. The coach has me practicing with the linebackers and I'm the smallest one. Of course because I'm practicing with Varsity but there is this one sophomore linebacker and he is 150 lbs. in the weight room I look as if I'm stronger...

xxmaruader007xx‎, 06-16-2017 09:01 AM
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What would you say is the main reason why people workout alone?

I go to the gym often, and you just cant help but realize that everyone is stuck on thier headphones working out alone. Is it because they prefer working out alone; OR is it because its sooo bludy difficult getting a GOOD workout partner? I just wanted to know coz im thinking of...

yestome123‎, 05-28-2017 10:14 AM
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Moved: Morbidly Obease 42lbs down 5 weeks

Tank4x4‎, 06-10-2017 07:13 AM
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Question Boxing/Fitness

Hi. I need guide or help from you guys. At the place that I live, there is no gym boxing here. I've been training boxing at home by myself for about 8months now. I will upload my video down, I took this video after half an hour footwork tactic workout, I was just curious to see myself cuz I never...

puspusbabanew‎, 06-02-2017 08:23 AM
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How can I gain Muscle and Strength at the same time?

I am a football player and I was wondering how I can get stronger, but also gain muscle. I want to be strong but also want to gain mass and muscle to look big. How can I encorprate both of these. Could I do one week of strength and one week of hypertrophy, or should I do both in the same week? I...

Brocklong99‎, 06-07-2017 10:34 PM
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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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Intense cardio 5 times a week for wrestling?

I've been getting tired quickly on the mat lately, and I go hard in practice and conditioning at the end of practice, but still get tired easily. Does anyone think that if i do intense cardio 4-5 times a week will help?

connordrahota1‎, 06-06-2017 08:36 PM
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Basketball player looking to increase vertical

So I am 13, and 6 feet tall. I can grab the rim with one hand off two feet with a running start, and can grab the rim off of one foot too. I can't seem to dunk yet, and I'm asking for some things to increase vertical. Thanks for the feedback!

Jayz4695‎, 04-27-2017 04:51 PM
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Dunking in 2-3 months

Sup, I am currently 140 pounds and 5' 8". I am a 3 sport athlete. I want to dunk really bad. I can grab rim but cant hang on. I run a 4.8 40 which is pretty good for a freshman. I was wondering how I train to get stronger legs and jump higher. My goal is to dunk in 2-3 months.

TSwizle‎, 05-30-2017 01:11 PM
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Weight training best training for sprinting performance?

In this study called : THE EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT SPEED TRAINING PROTOCOLS ON SPRINT ACCELERATION KINEMATICS AND MUSCLE STRENGTH AND POWER IN FIELD SPORT ATHLETES Which is a study that involves more than 30 rugby players and separates them into four groups for 6 weeks : the first group (FST) train...

Karim838‎, 06-02-2017 09:53 AM
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Boxer Looking for nutritional and training advice regarding my first lean bulk

Hey everyone, So i started my process of becoming lean on April 1st. I started with a 2 month cut to lose bf before i went on a lean bulk. You can see my progress on the photo. I went from 78kg at 22%BF to 71kg at 14%bf. Now i am looking to build muscle by going on a lean bulk. My TDEE is...

Hrahman7860‎, 06-05-2017 07:14 AM
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Basketball Form Training/ Am i using proper form?

So i love basketball, but i still am sort of beginner, i can do crossovers between my legs with good accuracy and behind me with 25 percent accuracy i'd say. I am concerned about my shooting because i was told by my friends to have one hand on the bottom and the other on the top <top is shooting...

iwantchick‎, 06-03-2017 10:12 AM
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