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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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Sticky Thread Sticky: Official vertical/jumping/dunking thread POST ALL VERT QUESTIONS HERE

Anyone tried this program? twicethespeed.com/product-detail.php?id=9 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: 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: 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: 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 Bodybuilding.com 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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enjoy running 10K race but also love of explosiveness

Hi guys, if some of you can share ideas about, training for explosive and vertical jumping with enjoy running at the sometime. Im not so sure if running 20 km (10km/day 2days/week) per week is good for explosive and vertical jump training. my goal is to dunk, but i also love to attend...

EkkyTheDark‎, Today 09:50 PM
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MMA and bodybuilding

Hi, I have been going to the gym for a while now and I am making pretty good gains, but recently I have started practiaing MMA two dats a week for 2 hours each time. I was wondering if the MMA wil have any negative impact on my strength and muscle gains? I still ho to the gym as manu times a week...

jack30d‎, 09-12-2017 10:02 AM
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Need help with getting larger for football.

let me preface by saying I have ready the football sticky. I am 5'8, 135 pounds, im decently fast and I am going to be a senior next year. I have always enjoyed watching football, never played before, and my highschool team lost a lot of seniors this year and they need players. I was thinking if...

vladimirjtrump‎, 09-21-2017 05:34 PM
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Walking onto a Division 1 football team like michigan state.

I am currently in the US Marines and am training to be a walk on Wide Receiver at michigan state university, I was just wonder if anyone had any advice for me if you were a prior walk on or knew walk ons. I am 6'2" 200 pounds, i can run a 4.5 40 yard dash. Bench pressing 225 14 times and squatting...

cdicki22‎, 08-16-2017 07:56 PM
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Calisthenics Vs. Weight Lifting

Ive been lifting for about 3 months now for improving at basketball and ive read and heard that the muscle you build weightlifting is not "usable" in basketball. Instead ive been told to do calisthenics such as pull-ups, push-ups, sit-ups and more and also to use a resistance band because the...

dopeballa‎, 09-01-2007 12:49 PM
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How much does lifting actually transfer to sport? Notes from Frans Bosch


tuura007‎, Today 07:28 AM
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How long does it take to lose fitness? I have a concussion and can't exercide

* Exercise Hi. I'm a competive rower and last Friday I suffered a concussion after hitting my head on pavement doing plate push sprints at practice. My doctor said take 7-10 days off from rowing, as returning too soon to sports could worsen the concussion. Today is day 5 and yesterday I started...

Safris‎, 09-06-2017 10:44 AM
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Training for football

So i'm about to go to college to play football, but i'm injured currently, but i'm trying to configure a training program to play safety in college. Currently I have: Day 1(Monday)-Chest Shoulders Triceps Day 2-Back, Biceps Day 3-Legs; Heavy weight for explosiveness, and also jump roping Then...

jrj2000‎, 09-17-2017 06:18 PM
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Lightbulb Track Conditioning at Planet Fitness

Basically I'm doing joining my schools track and field team this year. I plan on sprinting, most likely the 200m. Note, Planet Fitness is my ONLY option for another gym right now, so I know you guys think it's a bad gym, but it's all I have at the moment. I wanna be more than ready and start...

RetroBluedo‎, 09-20-2017 07:11 PM
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Shoulder subluxed, does that mean tear?

Does a shoulder subluxation mean that a part of the labrum is torn? Can you slightly dislocate it without actually damaging ligaments? I felt my shoulder pop in and out of place in a flag football game after running into someone. It is one day later and I feel pain only when I extend my arm...

horacep4‎, 09-19-2017 10:23 PM
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How effective would rucking be for aerobic conditioning?

For mma, to increase aerobic capacity, can rucking be a good replacement for other forms of aerobic LSD conditioning? Say I keep my heart rate in the Aerobic zone using a chest strap, can rucking be as benifitial are running/rowing?

amar654‎, 08-31-2017 09:19 AM
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Thumbs up In-season weight training

I'm currently in the middle of my football season, and I have practice Monday-Friday, games on Thursday's, and baseball games on Saturdays. My offseason leg days are very intense and I haven't been doing legs during this season because my legs are getting a good workout at practice and I don't...

TJD15‎, 09-16-2017 04:43 PM
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Diet and advice for kickboxing

Hello, I need advice on how to look alot better than I look now... I want to put muscle mass for my upperbody because i look terrible... Any advice on how I should do it? I am competing at kickboxing and that burns a lot of calories and I have no idea how to get my abs to pop out and get bigger...

JusticeLeague98‎, 09-16-2017 04:01 AM
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comining Weight Training and Speed/Conditioning/Sport Specific Workouts in football.

Hey Guys for those of you that play football. Do you find 4 weight Room workouts too much in conjunction with your field workouts. BTW I play Semi-Pro Football so July-December is my offseason. Current Weekly Schedule Monday AM - Sports Specific Monday PM - Upper Body Tuesday AM -...

AClarke78‎, 09-14-2017 06:01 AM
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Looking to get into Kickboxing

I've never been into any form of combat sports. Been in a handful of uniniated fights in my life and I'm not an overly aggressive person in general but I really want to learn how to Kickbox. I feel my cardio is pretty good but I have no idea what I'm getting into. I start my first class on...

Jay2057‎, 09-05-2017 11:26 AM
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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training

I have a few objectives in mind for a workout. I need some help on this one. I am a heavyweight. I want to stay in that bracket. I have 3 months to train. Basically the things I need to work on in the specific order is: 1) Muscle Stamina 2) Strength 3) Cardio The reason I rank them in this...

blackjack50‎, 09-01-2017 09:42 AM
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What We Need is Speed - 10 Takeaways from Henk


tuura007‎, 09-12-2017 03:17 PM
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1 set of 20 for athletes - 10 Takeaways from Dr. Michael Yessis


tuura007‎, 09-12-2017 03:16 PM
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Football line to rb

Since the 6th grade i played football and have been a linemen all the way through being very very chubby/fat until the end if 9th grade ive always enjoyed the sport but have always wanted to play RB and now i have lost a ton of weight and want to play the position but only have 3 seasons left in my...

alex8186‎, 09-09-2017 04:44 PM
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Converting from Rugby League to Rugby Union

I'm 19 to start off with and basically I've played Rugby League most of my life and it's a sport I really enjoy. However without going into too much detail I've had a couple of injuries over the last few years. one significant one and a couple of niggling ones on the back of that. The Rugby League...

Jonny988‎, 09-08-2017 01:53 PM
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Would this be an effective bunch of exercises to do for Football (Soccer) fitness ?

(is this even the right place to post this ?) 1. Lateral Jumps x10 2. Broad Jumps x10 3. Knee Tuck Jumps x10 4. Squat Jacks x10 5. Jumping Lunges x10 6. Side to Side Lunges x5 In succession.

BubblesTheGreat‎, 09-08-2017 07:37 AM
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The lower your body fat the faster you run and higher you jump??

I'm wondering, somebody told me once when I said I wanted to dunk that I should try getting my body fat in single digits and my vertical leap will get a lot higher ( assuming I'm training legs at the gym)... How true is this, and for you people with single digit body fat do you guys feel like you...

samakaballer‎, 09-11-2010 01:33 PM
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How to play bball everyday and not be sore? at 33 years old

Just started ballin again, I run with some pretty good players aka ex dleague/overseas and current high school elites, how to play competitive and not be sore? do I need to just get used to it or are there precautions to take.

hyperdunk1‎, 08-30-2017 08:55 PM
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Cardiovascular shape

I've been lifting now for about 3 years maybe a less and I got in great weight lifting shape. Now since I'm joining the army and figured I would get in running shape so I timed my mile and it was 8.15 I know I'll improve but for starting exactly a week ago is this good?

Jonron13‎, 09-02-2017 06:13 PM
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Is there any differences between these 2 jumps?

What is the differences when your legs are straight during the jump and bending during the jump? My usual jump is the first one, but usually the athletes (badminton, basketball, volleyball ) i saw only video using the 2nd jump. the bending that occured in 2nd pic is purposely or naturally? can i...

proslayer93‎, 09-03-2017 10:44 PM
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