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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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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: 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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Should I continue running in track

Recently my friends got me to join the school track and field team. As a geeky sophomore in high school I began to feel the intense pressure from my parents wanting me to play some organized sport. However, me being a short skinny Japanese kid who can’t put on weight has made it pretty difficult to...

something808‎, 02-14-2018 04:05 AM
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JV Football

I’m a 14 year old 5’9” freshman in high school I weigh about 215 and am pretty fast for my size I’ve been planning on playing JV Football and my coach said I will probably be playing line but I’m wanting to play fullback. I bench 145(I know I need to get that up) I deadlift around 250 any tips on...

wlee13‎, 02-14-2018 07:22 PM
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Question Volleyball and weight lifting

I don't know if I'm posting in the proper area. Before I started lifting weights I use to be a hard hitter, spiking I mean but since I started lifting weights my hits are so delicate and soft not even a tad hard can someone let me know what's going on here??

swade1012‎, 02-16-2018 04:31 PM
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Howdy, Gotten back into training the vert but it's been a while. Haven't trained in over 10 years so I'm hoping to see some quick gains as you do when you reset for a while. I'm started doing Hex Bar Deadlift, 8rep*5. Explosively as possible and calf raises. That would be on one day. 2...

seanyt2121‎, 02-16-2018 06:52 AM
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What would be a good standing long jump?

I'm just looking for an idea here. I don't have anything to compare mine to.

best regards‎, 11-01-2006 09:30 AM
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Chondromalacia and Weightlifting

Hello I have been training for powerlifting since 2013. Started training twice a day on most days for about 5 months now. Been on and off the "Bulgarian Method" for about a year (squat every day to a daily comfortable max - 90% of true max). Switched to olympic weightlifting 2 months...

eloundianos‎, 11-02-2016 02:57 AM
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Talking How much can I increase my vertical??

I’m a 5’8 14 year old with a standing reach of 7’6. I’m 160 pounds with a body fat of about 15-16% although I can still see my abs when flexing. When I cut for summer I got down to 144 at about 8% body fat. Also I mean a real 8% where I could see veins on my abs and legs. Then did a “bulk” without...

TheKingShaun‎, 02-15-2018 04:55 PM
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Question Achilles and Shin Splints

So i'll try to keep this short and to the point, but ill fail. Im 6'3 270lbs 21 BF% and i play basketball. Im on the road to losing weight (already lost 40lbs), but i joined my basketball league in 3 years. My #1 best attribute is the strength of my legs, at my size im easily able to dunk on...

Ajedorno‎, 02-15-2018 02:05 AM
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Pitchers and catchers reported today

wohoo, carry on!

x-trainer ben‎, 02-14-2018 03:55 PM
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Need To Gain Weight For College Football

So I am getting ready to play college football next fall. My coach said he wants me to get up to 210 pounds by June 1st. I am currently 5’10” and 200 pounds. Last time I tried to get my weight that high I gained way too much body fat and lost all of my speed and athleticism. Is there a way I can...

MattHeutmaker33‎, 02-11-2018 01:42 PM
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Thumbs up Tips for training for off-road motorcycle racing

Looking for some tips on some works outs and supplements I should be taking for racing dirt bikes . I'm 225 lbs and 5'11" . Trying to lose weight and build strength and get myself back in order .tired of being a fat slob so I'm finally gunna start hitting the gym ! . Thanks everyone for your...

longo117‎, 02-11-2018 09:30 AM
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Question about returning to sports after fib fracture

I was curious, in your guys’ experience, when did you return to sports (basketball in my scenario) after a leg fracture. I fractured my fibula Dec 4th playing basketball. It was an aligned break so did not require surgery. Doc figured I’d be fine without doing physical therapy, so I saved my...

Bmurray94‎, 02-06-2018 10:36 AM
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Better Stamina in Wrestling?

I have a lot of trouble with my stamina. After I'm taken down, or just locking up, a lot of me is already taken up, which is pretty much a killer. My season ended, and I'm trying to improve my stamina greatly for the next; however I'm only running (sprinting as fast as I can for as long as I can,...

ajsen1gma‎, 04-09-2009 11:10 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 01:26 AM
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Moved: Bulk or cut?

DwayneBowe‎, 02-07-2018 08:53 PM
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Getting better at basketball, mentally and physically?

I just recently started playing basketball for an organized team. I'm in 8th grade and 14 years old. However, I have been practicing the game for quite a while, (I'd say since 6th grade summer vacation, so about 1.5 years ago at this point) and I've gotten well above average handles and skills in...

krossover0‎, 02-06-2018 05:43 AM
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Angry How to play vs the defensuve end

Hi, i'm pretty new to football, i'm in the team for 3 months, I'm the left tackle, 17 Y.O our defensive end who plays against me in scrimmages is 80% of the time going really low and hitting me in the helmet with his helmet which causes me many headaches + sometimes he is succeeding to go to the...

Eliran321‎, 02-04-2018 12:35 AM
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Exclamation Training Frequency

Hi I have been training for almost a year and i just started this new split training each muscles twice a week. I want to know if its too much ?i can hit the gym with no problem no soreness and whatsoever. My routine is : Monday , Back/Biceps 4 exercises 4 sets 8-12 reps (abs) Tue Chest/Tri 4...

nadimkhan2007‎, 02-04-2018 11:01 PM
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Training for volleyball to jump higher

/XA0wz6AxfmY ( link) I started doing these twice a week but felt like my body could sustain more since these aren't super intensive. I went from twice a week to 7 days a week after a month to see if my body could handle it more. Now I'm going to 4 days a week resting every other...

thejiang‎, 02-04-2018 12:45 PM
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Exclamation Weight Training x2 a week for Cheerleading, need help.

I'm a base for my local cheerleading team. I usually visit the gym almost 5 times a week before cheerleading literally forced me to augment how often I go. My current plan: Monday: Cheer practise Tuesday: Rest (Core training + cardio) Wednesday : Cheer practise Thursday: Upper Body...

iamnelsonwong‎, 02-01-2018 03:00 AM
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Finger numbness and pain in neck, please help!

Good time of the day folks! If this thread is not in the section where it should be I apologize in advance, but the case is urgent! I've been working out for over 5 years now and I've always worked with heavy weights, I've had some injuries in the past, but nothing that later wouldn't pass, but...

ChrisRedfield‎, 02-01-2018 01:03 PM
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wrestling vs mma

I have couple questions. Who would win in real life fight?.. A top wrestler or top mma fighter. and can you train as a bodybuilder and still be a good wrestler?

Christopher666‎, 07-05-2012 09:53 PM
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Fat loss training & diet.

Hello all! I wanted to ask some opinions on program selections for my situation. I am a 22-year-old male. I have a few years of constant training experience. My biggest issue is that I have been bad about program hopping. I am looking for a program to follow through for the long haul to meet...

Bsurber4‎, 02-04-2018 09:44 AM
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Sports that favor short legs / long torso?

I'm a fairly tall guy, just a tad over 6'1", but my legs are very short and my torso is very long. When I sit down on a plane or bus my head is always way above everybody else's (because of the length from my hips to top of the head). My fiance also has pretty short legs for her height (not as bad...

dixon‎, 08-21-2011 10:36 AM
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I can't front roll. WTF!?

I'm 21, working out for 3 years, the strongest among my friends and I can't do a stupid front roll. When I try to do that I end up in a head stand and most of the times i fall sideways, and that's the happy ending. If it goes really wrong, I end up just hitting the floor with the back of my head....

T3ckTon1k‎, 02-04-2018 01:43 AM
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