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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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Football stats

Would 180 pound defensive end with 275 pound squat 315 pound deadlift and 200 pound bench be good for a freshmen

Kevin8363786‎, 05-18-2018 06:39 PM
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Question 100 meters in 10.9 is it good (15 years old)

just to put a reminder my trainer told me to do it out of nowhere and it was the end of my training so i was tired as sh*t what do you all think ?

efecanysl‎, 02-10-2018 12:26 AM
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Problem with running

I'm 17 and thinking about playing HS football next year. I am a very slow runner, due to my height and knee pain. Pretty much everyone I know is faster than me. Today my friends and I were playing around with a football. I was running to catch and stuff and my friend said I run really weird....

HadesRagnazrath‎, 04-29-2018 09:00 PM
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How do you athletes deal with pain like this?

So I am practicing muay thai, 3 hours a day 6 days a week, recently however, I trained a bit too hard giving it my all, got immense pain and has to skip 2 days worth of practice, I've heard athletes deal with this pain EVERYDAY but they still go on, I want to ask, what are your secrets? I want to...

Synthesis21212‎, 05-17-2018 03:07 AM
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Hi! Advice needed on the best recommended Training/Boot Camps in Florida/California?

Thanks for reading this thread.Any helpful advice is much appreciated! Myself and a friend are looking for a really excellent top of the range boot camp which includes weight training as well because most seem to be more cardio based?Has anybody got any good recommendations or first hand experience...

RichInPinner‎, 05-16-2018 01:33 PM
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Average 100m Dash

What is the average 100m dash time for a high school athlete? Also if i run a 4.9 fourty yard dash around what time what my 100m dash be?

J_Cap‎, 05-29-2006 04:14 PM
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KNEES -- How do I strengthen surrounding knee muscles with weights.

Someone please tell me of exercises to strengthen muscles which surround knees. Several years ago someone told me of some cable exercises and I did them and was amazed. Can'r find her. Anybody know?

joanne00‎, 04-16-2018 09:57 AM
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Post Injured. Need advice, please help

I recently injured both my knees playing basketball on a hard fall. I'm pretty sure I tore some ligament in my knees. I have insurance. What is the best place I could go to get it check out and get an MRI referral?

CaptainKilos‎, 11-02-2017 10:43 AM
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Soccer goalkeeper workout

Hello, Is there a specific workout you'd recommend for goalkeepers ? Or any things that i should or shouldn't be doing ? For example is it okay to workout in the hypertrophy range or should i always focus on strenght ? Thanks in advance grtz.

thegoalkeeper13‎, 04-30-2018 10:40 AM
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Which is a better workout for football : wrestling or boxing ?

I injured my knee last summer and I have been recovering ever since. Now, although I can play sports again, I realized that I have gained a lot of fat and lost all my athleticism. I looked up online too for workouts that would help me get faster, stronger and more conditioned and I tried some of...

alexciocana1‎, 04-02-2018 01:43 PM
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How to sprint for football?

Spring training starts in like 3 and a half weeks and I want to get ready for all the running and sprints. I have my own agility ladder to practice my footwork, and I have 20 cones to set up for drills. I was thinking about just doing suicides but Idk how many to do if I wanna be ready for Spring...

DaddyDelRe‎, 05-03-2018 01:35 PM
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What kind of clothes to wear at sports training?

Hi, I am new to this forum and I joined to know about the sportswear for activities like running, jogging, etc. Share some suggestions.

jaimohan131‎, 05-09-2018 10:43 PM
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Emotions controlling my sports (HELP!!!)

Hey guys, I was wondering if yall have ever heard of this. I can not do my best in sports unless I am mad. Examples. Some kid who has been trash talked me his whole life about how he is better at everything. We ran 40s. I'm usually 4.76 (PR). He is 4.69 (PR). I was filled with anger and...

TSwizle‎, 05-09-2018 11:37 AM
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Improving Mile Time for Boot camp

I leave in 8 weeks to Navy Boot camp Currently I am lifting 4 days a week, with 1-2 rest days in between This has improved my upper body strength and core for push ups (88 push ups two minutes), and sit ups (90-110 two minutes) significantly, but I'm not going to lie, I've kind of neglected...

norestnochest‎, 05-02-2018 11:35 PM
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Unhappy Training advice

Hi all! I’m hoping you guys/gals can help me out. I’m trying to train to join the army reserves, I’m worried I’m not making much progress however. I’m 5ft10” and currently weigh 102kg with a estimated body fat of 33%. Despite (what I think are) my best efforts, I can’t shift south of 99kg -...

JazzyM84‎, 05-07-2018 02:14 PM
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Question Almost dead from 3 minutes of soccer and then becoming less tired?

Sometimes I go out with my friends to play some soccer and whenever we start playing, I always heave and gotta stop to die just after a 2 or 3 minutes. Then I can't even continue running properly from the heavy breathing for a couple more minutes. Interestingly this ceases after a while and...

amigregnant‎, 05-05-2018 12:19 AM
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I need some help

Hi i am 17 year old and i banged my head against car pretty hard recently. I almost immediately applied icepack on it. I had no blue mark on my head, just a slight bump. It hurt only when i touched it. This happened almost a week ago. Again,no sudden headaches or any serious head injury symptoms...

JacksForum‎, 05-04-2018 12:53 PM
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I need help

Hi, I've read the football faq and theirs nothing that can really help me much. Basically im willing to work my ass off to get a college scholarship. I am going to be playing football again this year (I skipped the last 2 years due to moving) and im gonna be playing my sophomore season. I have...

DaddyDelRe‎, 04-30-2018 01:55 PM
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long distance runners body

Hello to everyone..So i have a question, im 21 years old ,161 cm height and 50 kg weight, im pear shaped so i hold most of my body fat on my lower body thighs - calves ... my question is i want to get a body of a long distance runner wich is realy low on body fat and lean muscle , how can i achieve...

Stella9703‎, 04-28-2018 10:23 AM
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deadlifts bad for speed?

I was talking to an ex-fb player at the gym the other day who could clean 315+ so I had him watch me deadlift to look at my form since I hurt my back doing 315 over the summer and I told him I was training to improve my speed for baseball. He said it was bad for speed but he also said that if he...

rickymartinn‎, 10-31-2010 03:04 PM
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How should I train for the positions i'm intrested in?

Yo. Im playing football for the upcoming season (my sophomore year). And i'm thinking about either going for fullback, or linebacker. I'm not really big enough for linemen (I'm 192lbs). But I want to get bigger maybe linebacker or fullback size. I currently lift with the football team mon, wen,...

DaddyDelRe‎, 04-25-2018 11:09 AM
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Football position specific diet/training?

I'm going to be a senior and play football next year. I lift with the football team m,w,f. I get roughly 3k calories in. Weight: 157, Height 5"7'. My lifts are 185 bench, 335 squat, and 185 clean. My coach said I would probably play olb, slot, or corner. What should I focus on to get as good as...

DwayneBowe‎, 04-24-2018 09:36 PM
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Question ACL reconstruction with a ‘failed’ rehabilitation - 3 years on

Hope everyone’s having a good week. so I used to play football (I’m from the UK) however nearly 4 years ago when I was 18 I completely tore the dreaded ACL. It took a year to actually get the reconstruction operation and rehab began shortly after. However after 3/4 months or so of rehab, I...

zReevieee‎, 04-23-2018 10:41 AM
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10 Tips to Increase Vertical Jump (By a Division-1 BBall Strength Coach)

Originally posted on reddit r/basketball: 1) The best way to increase jump height is to combine Strength Training with Plyometric Training. Study here: 2) Jump with your hips. Better jumpers (compared to worse jumpers) tend to have a more...

tuura007‎, 04-08-2018 10:10 AM
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Programme for a back row in Rugby League

Hi all, I'm 20 and play Rugby League in the U.K. I currently play for a team that is in the second highest division of amateur rugby in the country and I've also played a season for my university team as well (still have two seasons to go). I played as a half back up until around 17 but started...

Knowlsey13‎, 04-22-2018 04:15 PM
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