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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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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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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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Vertical vs Horizontal Plyometrics: Benefits of each This is one of my favorite recent publications. In March's issue of JSCR, a study was published examining the unique benefits provided by vertically oriented plyometric exercises and directly compared them to horizontally...

BHollandDPT‎, Today 07:18 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, Today 06:56 PM
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supplements for track?

im a 100m sprinter and i jusst bought some protein, creatine and i got a free pre workout. how will all of these effect my training. i train 5 days a week. i dont do any weight training.

cptsisko47‎, 03-16-2017 11:43 PM
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Question Youth Baseball Training

My son is interested in putting on muscle for the upcoming baseball season. He's eleven years old and skinny. I'm trying to get him to eat more and cleaner than he normally does. Anybody have any tips on exercise to add strength that would work for a child of his age? Also, nutrition advice for...

heathenpride‎, 03-21-2017 08:23 AM
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Football Training HELP

Hey what's up guys, I am a offensive tackle and defensive end. And I was curious what is the best split to train for an athlete? Like upper lower, push pull legs... etc. So if anyone has experience playing college football or anything. It'd be greatly appreciated. Any other tips, just leave below....

gdag25‎, 03-21-2017 06:46 PM
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Building Muscle at a higher BF% for athletic sports

18 years old 6'0 ft 176 lbs 16% BF. This is a long timeline. I think I'm intermediate because I joined the gym in 2013 but really focused in June 2015 till now. I started dieting but had no knowledge so I got caught up in the numeber on the weight scale going down instead of body recomposition in...

Juniorst13‎, Yesterday 01:11 PM
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Trying to put on weight for football. Any supplements?

Ive been trying to get to 230 pounds for football while somewhat maintaining my speed and vertical. Currently I am stuck 210 pounds which is 15 pound heavier from beginning of the of season. I am 6 foot 3 I am getting a lot of strength gains but I also want size to go along with it. Any supplements...

Gags4540‎, 03-19-2017 07:52 PM
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Gain Muscle While Training for Marathon

I wanted to know if it were possible to gain muscle while training for a marathon. If I were to just eat all of the burnt up calories from the running and get enough protein could I still building muscle?

squarepusher13‎, 05-21-2009 06:18 PM
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Let me help you with your sports performance

Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification and Exercise Science degree will be obtained in the spring so send me your questions so I can help you, your questions will help me prepare for my certification exam. I have worked as a high school strength and conditioning coach for football and...

y0lked‎, 10-14-2016 03:38 PM
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Interesting training suggestion from a young bodybuilder at gym

Ok here's the thing,a friend was doing his usual back/biceps routine at the gym and some 16 or so year old boy started telling him that he's doing his workout wrong. My friends weekly workout routine is as usual ''back/biceps; chest/triceps; legs; shoulders/traps'' four day workout What the guy...

minde0815‎, 03-17-2017 10:56 AM
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Ever wondered what makes Usain Bolt the fastest man on Earth?

Wrote this article detailing what makes Usain Bolt the fastest man on Earth. Thought it may interest the people in this forum.

KiwiJames‎, 08-17-2016 02:47 PM
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Pec Tear Injury

Hi all - I can't find an injury specific forum so this spot seemed as good as any to post my question. Back in November I partially tore my pec major muscle doing ring dips. I had surgery 10 weeks ago, which went very well. I'm just starting to do some strength work in PT (hand bike, banded rows,...

mgreenl‎, 03-17-2017 10:12 AM
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Creating a football workout 2 days a week

Hello, I have a question about creating a program for football about 2 days a week. So basically what my schedule looks like right now is i can only workout 2 days a week, I need to weigh a lot for football, i am 166 right now, my bench has gone down from 195 to 165, my squat has gone down from 300...

jkhawaja12‎, 02-19-2017 12:11 PM
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Post kingmode's Basic Football / Sports Training Guide

KINGMODE'S BASIC FOOTBALL / SPORTS TRAINING GUIDE I planned on writing a guide like this for a long time but originally wanted to write it when I can finally say „I made it!“ and I reached a level of role model like athleticism and physique. Now I'm realizing that this moment may never come...

kingmode‎, 10-01-2016 07:02 AM
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Quarter Squats for Explosiveness

There's some favorable evidence for quarter squats increasing jumping/sprinting performance over full squats:

tuura007‎, 02-27-2017 06:35 PM
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Arrow Preparing for footballing trials coming up in 50 days

I have three trials coming up in just less than two months. Each one is about a week apart. Each last two days. I had an injury last season, and am just starting to get back into top shape. I'm trying to gain about 3 kilos from now to that point, and I'm on track as well. I'm just looking to get...

AlfaRomeo914‎, 03-15-2017 03:18 AM
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Football Players and Mass?

How do football players put on so much mass over the course of, let's say, a year? You see kids come up from high school to college and just get massive while staying lean and doing a ton of hard conditioning. They don't bulk and cut and yada yada like most people. What kinda programming are they...

Bsurber4‎, 03-06-2017 02:44 PM
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An Exceptional 400 meter time for a Freshman?

What would you say is a very good 400 time for a freshman in high school? Last year I got 1 minute flat. Thanks.

HardHitter22‎, 02-22-2010 06:21 PM
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Dance cardio

I am on a college dance team and am responsible for doing cardio and maintaining good shape. Most girls on my team run but I have bad knees so I get really sore and it affects my dancing. What are some other ways that I can do some higher intensity cardio?

arh6‎, 03-14-2017 12:54 PM
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Sumo vs Conventional Deadlifts Study: Utilized 13 collegiate football players and had them perform sumo and conventional deadlifts using a 12 RM. EMG (muscle activity) was measured in 16 various muscles in the lower extremities. Results: EMG activity was higher in the vastus medialis and vastus...

BHollandDPT‎, 03-14-2017 11:24 AM
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Postactivation Potentiation fails again

Another research study has put a thorn in the side of individuals whom promote postactivation potentiation (PAP) as a performance boosting training technique. In laymenís terms PAP is if you lift something heavy and then go and perform an explosive movement, you will move faster. Similar to...

BHollandDPT‎, 02-24-2017 05:47 AM
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Running speed on a treadmill?

Whats a good MPH to shoot for? 10?

Bundleofnerves‎, 03-09-2017 03:41 PM
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Thoughts on playing Fullback in High School

So here's my situation: I'm currently a sophomore and play defensive end for my school with a chance to start as a junior next year (not guaranteed, but suggested by my current position coach). However, our OC/QBs/RBs coach approached me about playing fullback after asking me to run with the backs...

Wareagle545‎, 03-10-2017 05:26 PM
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Rugby Training + Nutrition. Anyone feel free to help me out! No.7

Yo guys so this is my first post. I am 19 Years old from UK, and I was a keen rugby player throughout my school time. I played at open side flanker position for my school. I am starting rugby again at Uni this September. I have only ever really been played at flanker due to my aggression on...

dtbBruce‎, 03-11-2017 02:38 PM
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How I finally dunked a basketball

My story on how heavy, slow strength training got me explosive:

tuura007‎, 03-13-2017 06:29 PM
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