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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 05:10 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 10:56 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 06:34 PM
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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 07:29 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 01:42 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 09:12 AM
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Exclamation ACE Personal Trainer

Hello, fam! Does anybody have the ACE Personal Trainer Manual (5th Edition) ? It is expensive on their website and I can’t afford it... I want to learn for myself. Thank you very much.

TzuLLy‎, Today 03:01 PM
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Program recommendations for an in-season athlete

Hey all, so I have 2 weeks left of my cut and want to switch my program, my track season also starts in a week. My lifts at 140 Bodyweight are 340-Hex Bar Deadlift 260-straight bar deadlift 165-bench 210-Front Squat(Full Depth) and 110 for OHP. I was wondering, what are my weak/strong lifts and...

400mrunner63‎, Today 08:13 AM
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Rope jumping (shin splints)

So I started rope jumping in the beggining of 2017. I really did it excessive, like 4-5 hours every week. I was a beginner, not really good at it, but super motivated so I tried really hard with 90min sessions. 2-3 Weeks later the pain in my shins started, didnt even know what it was so I just...

M3lony‎, 01-09-2018 03:32 PM
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Training is effecting my game - Tennis

I am 6ft 2 and weigh 10 st 8. I am looking to start weight training again to gain both size and strength. However, whenever I work arms I am left being unable to bend them for 4/5 days after, making it impossible to play tennis in any form. I understand I should expect soreness and pain for DOMs...

galwba‎, Yesterday 02:35 PM
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Thumbs up Am I overtraining ... please help

Hi all, Hoping to get some advice from you to see if I may be overtraining. I’m 40, male, used to train about 18 months ago, was in good shape, 180 pounds, weight training 4 times a week and steady state cardio 4 times a week. Then over 1 year I put on 60 pounds and minimal training. ...

gogetgoal‎, 01-15-2018 08:03 PM
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Question First time playing football, how to prepare?

Senior next year, going to play football. Let me give some body details plus lifts and such. 5 foot 7 inches 160 lbs Roughly 13% bf (obliques no abs) Bench: 165 Squat: haven’t maxed but I calculated I could get at least 315. Deadlift: 315 I am a pretty fast sprinter. (I’m running track this...

8BallKoch‎, 01-17-2018 01:54 PM
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Boxing Gym Routine

Hi everyone, I'm 16 years old, 5'11" and 70kg. I have been doing ICF 5x5 for roughly 3 months now (with gaps during Christmas) and have recently (very recently) started boxing. I would like to improve my boxing ability and eventually be good enough to fight competitively but would also like...

Tomholmes01‎, 01-17-2018 04:04 PM
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A More Functional Body

Ive been in the gym for awhile but I wana start getting my stamina and undurance up ( Ive mostly concentrated on powerlifting/bodybuilding for the 8-9 years of gym time.. Not much cardio besides walking). I want to be functional and not be out of breath so easy if I want to play basketball or...

BRIAN10197‎, 01-14-2018 01:25 PM
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Muscle imbalances. Help my right leg is bigger than my left😩😩😩

Hi I have been suffering with leg imbalances for a while now. My right leg is bigger than my left by two inches. It is very noticeable especially when I wear jeggings or tights for the gym. What can I do , to balance my left leg? How long does it take to correct this I’m al imbalances?

Foyi‎, 01-14-2018 04:42 PM
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would reccommend for all high level athletes

Edit: Original post typed on phone, structure not ideal Essentially if you're playing a sport at a high level and you see yourself playing for a long time/want to keep your body in optimum shape I would most definitely recommend partaking in yoga. Video I linked will stretch every part of...

Hazard69‎, 01-13-2018 06:51 PM
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Question Need tips on how to gain speed.

Hello, my name is Cole, and I am a freshman in highschool. This football season I am planning to go out for running back. The problem is that I am not very fast. Here I am asking for some tips and maybe workouts to help me improve my speed. I am currently 5'11'' and 168 lbs. Thanks in advance!

coleiandoli‎, 12-23-2017 06:04 PM
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Swimming vs the gym

Ok, so I am only doing this for recreational purposes. Last year i started swimming and I really enjoyed it I did it for 6 months, and then swapped to the gym which I have been doing for 7 months now. I do not have the money for doing both, so I am curious will I be losing muscle if I just swim,...

nikola1808‎, 01-05-2018 05:19 AM
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Exclamation Pex classes

Sup everyone, Do you guys take any PEX (physical Education) classes at college for fun? 😎. Do you use the gym at ur campus or nah? Hope to hear answers from ya,. Stay Strong 💪

Dude1997‎, 01-15-2018 08:54 AM
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Question "Tired" When Lifting Weights But I Don't Know Why

I love this website. Folks here always give me insightful answers, not just a copy / paste from another website. Anyway, I'm 16 and play Left Tackle for a 6A school in Tennessee. I need to increase my upper body strength, more so in the bicep / tricep areas rather than lats and neck. I've had a...

BarryBeeBenson‎, 01-12-2018 04:34 PM
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Right leg bigger than left.

Hi I need some advise, my right leg is 2 inches bigger than my left leg. When I wear tights it’s noticeable. What can I do, to get them even again? I have avoided doing squats and deadlifts because I don’t want to make the problem any worse. How long does the imbalance take to be corrected?

Foyi‎, 01-14-2018 04:35 PM
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Training as QB for Flag Football

Hey. Ill be starting on a flag football team as a QB in a month. 7 on 7. Any tips for me to train as a QB in the meantime? I would love to improve my arm strength, accuracy, and mobility.

McNutty1‎, 01-08-2018 05:45 PM
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Does playing sport affect muscle gain

Hello, I'm going to start going to the gym in a weeks time although I will be continuing with playing soccer which is only casual. I saw posts saying it's bad to play sports that result in a lot of cardio but I'll only be training once a week (1 hour 45 minutes) and then playing on the weekend,...

Alek22‎, 01-14-2018 06:18 AM
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Wearing a Wrestling Singlet in a Gym

I used to wrestle, so I have some of those one-piece wrestling singlets. Sometimes work out in those singlets in my gym (I just grab whatever is in my drawer). I've never even thought about it but recently came across a thread where some people thinks it's odd. Do you guys think it's absolutely...

atlcaptve8‎, 08-18-2006 01:10 PM
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Question Should I gain mass for soccer or not?

Okay I know soccer (football) is so much more about skills and game knowledge and what not.. But I really think I need to gain some weight (18 years old 5'7'' or 170cm and 124lbs or 56kg and I play as a midfielder or winger), here's why : (1) I am quick off the start but I after some distance I...

SecondAugust‎, 12-17-2017 05:03 PM
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Question Freshman Defensive End

Is 5'10, 165 lbs a good size for a 14 year old Freshman DE? How much weight should I put on if I want to be on the Varsity team

JokenWF‎, 01-06-2018 02:43 AM
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Question Lifting on top of year round sports

I am a Junior in High School currently. 150lb, 5’9”, I run XC, Swim, and do distance track. I’m not sure if I’m lifting correctly so I have a few questions During XC season it’s pretty good because it’s summer/fall but It’s hard to work lower body during the season because I don’t know whether...

ThePaperCutter‎, 01-11-2018 04:49 PM
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Half-assing my workout for acrobatic lifts the next day

Hi all, 34/M with 2 years of weight training experience here. I usually miss workouts the day before my acrobatic partner lifting class because I want to be at my strongest. So if the class is on Tuesday and Wednesday, I take the Monday off. Recently, though, the classes were shifted so that...

MarkoftheLeung‎, 01-10-2018 06:02 AM
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Football Recruiting

Something interesting came up on my Twitter feed this morning and it supports what I've been saying in many posts; be a multi-sport athlete in HS From Top 4 CFB Teams recruiting 2014-2017 CFB Rank Team ...

sowilson‎, 01-02-2018 10:31 AM
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Exclamation Highschool football

Hey guys, Im a sophomore in highschool and I'm about 190lbs and 5'11" 1/2. I need help knowing what position I can play for football next year. I'm stronger than most kids in my grade but the thing is I've been playing d-end and offensive guard since I was little due to my size but since freshmen...

SoggyTamales‎, 01-06-2018 09:50 PM
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Help with an exercise plan

I’m a high school offensive and defensive lineman. This year we started back up our winter lifting program up which is 3 days a week and only two are true lifting the other is a bootcamp. This is not enough. I want to lift 5-6 days a week but I don’t know what to do on the other 2-3 days. So what...

tiles59‎, 01-07-2018 07:56 PM
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