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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: The Football Faq!((PLEASE READ BEFORE STARTING A THREAD ABOUT FOOTBALL Q's))

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? 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 10:56 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 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 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 09:12 AM
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Starting basketball

Hello, This summer I got into basketball, so I was wondering what kind of drills can I do to get the basics down? I'm going to join a basketball team soon, but till then I'm basically training on my own. Thanks in advance,

yungdylan‎, 11-10-2017 03:54 PM
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I’m 33 y/o and I want to play college football.

I’m still very athletic for my age and I’ve always been good at team sports. I never played high school football, but I feel like I could make a team as a slot receiver or something. The college I’m looking into is a lower division school, so the athletes aren’t elite or anything. It’s a school...

Shredfest2013‎, Yesterday 04:56 PM
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How important are sports on a college resume?

Hi, How important are extracurricular activities and playing sports to getting into college? I was told that if you don't play a sport in high school, then you don't have much of a chance to getting into college. Best regards!

JennyKumeo‎, 11-15-2017 07:57 AM
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Pissed my mma trainer off on our first session

So I've been going to an mma gym and going to classes for a couple weeks, and I'm starting to do private lessons. On my first lesson we ended with some boxing sparring between me and him. He told me he would not try to hurt me, I then asked him how hard I'm supposed to be going during sparring...

CardenasD‎, 11-16-2017 02:43 PM
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Recommended training for tight end (football)

Hey guys I'm thinking about trying to play tight end for my school this year. Have experience in wide receiver in high school but I've become a big boy over the years and put on some size so I'm thinking about tight end. I am 6ft4 236 pounds what do you guys think I should focus on? Thanks

Pjh111‎, 11-14-2017 03:20 PM
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is a 37 inch box jump considered good?

Ive been doing this plyometric routine (for soccer) which includes box jumps. so far I have managed to jump 37 inches...is that good...?? im about 5'9 187lbs at this point. Ive only been at it for about 3 weeks. let me know what you think.

wepon-x‎, 01-28-2009 12:40 PM
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Exclamation tennis players, get the fuk in here.

what tennis racket should I buy? I tested the Babolat pure strike 98 16x19 and it blew ass. I need something that WILL NOT generate too much power because i already have a strong swing and i dont want my balls flying off the court.

Testifier‎, 11-13-2017 07:18 PM
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Need help to get last few inches for dunk.

I'm 16, so I like to play basketball. I'm 6'3 and 240 lbs... not exactly all muscle either... I can touch rim on a stand vertical but can only get my wrist on rim when doing a run up jump, so I can grab but not dunk. Any ideas on how to get the last few inches?

BNEO‎, 11-08-2017 06:19 PM
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Highschool freshman

Ok to start things off in 14yrs old, 5'5 140 lbs and play linebacker for one of the best 4A schools in the state of LA. I'm only a freshman and our season just ended. I want to gain a lot of weight during the offseason any where from 20-30 lbs with about 14-13% body Fat. I look forward to getting a...

xxmaruader007xx‎, 11-12-2017 02:36 PM
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Baseball Speed Workouts

Hey Guys I got Some Questions for you guys about speed training. I play slow pitch softball in the summer because even though I am 26 I have not played baseball since 7th grade, which I was pretty good at batting then, and do not really know of any summer baseball leagues and do not really know...

Docman90‎, 11-03-2017 06:32 PM
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Cardio help

Is there any way i could gain weight and/or lose weight by doing cardio? I know there are other ways but i just want to do cardio or what type of things i should do to maintain my weight by doing cardio.

tnxreb‎, 11-10-2017 09:56 AM
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Help gaining weight for football

I am currently 6ft 170lbs, and am currently cutting down to 10% bodyfat. I am right now at 12% and am dealing with stubborn fat on thighs, butt, and waist. I was trying to cut all that off before i start bulking, but i am tired of cutting because ive been cutting since February from 200lbs at an...

GotTheRuns‎, 11-04-2017 01:41 PM
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Hand Condition Specialists

We need to consult the therapist when meet with an injury to get relief from pains. Sports person suffers many pains. Any specialist you know in Northern VA?

Jessicanukta‎, 11-06-2017 02:49 AM
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Treadmill VO2 max protocols

I'm looking for a variety of treadmill protocols to conduct a simulated VO2 max on a treadmill. My college had around 6 protocols of starting at a set speed, with a incline that increased each minute. Less aggressive protocols had you start at a slower speed, where more aggressive protocols had...

BenKirchner‎, 11-05-2017 12:10 PM
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How do Boxers get so jacked?

KMhp3PgJoD4 how can boxers/mma fighters get so jacked by doing high intensity cardio? i dont think a lot of them are doing bodybuilding exercises frequently

veldhuise123‎, 10-23-2017 10:23 PM
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Creatine before football training?

How does it sound? Before a game, spring training, etc. Should I take Creatine? or, CAN I?

MarkA15‎, 05-12-2007 10:22 AM
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Need help in speed, football, vertical, and weight gaining. (nutrition and Workouts)

Hey, I need help with my sports. I am trying to get faster, stronger, and bigger. Current Build: (I have done little training/basic lifting over the summer) 15 and 6 months 5' 9" 140 lbs 24 inch vertical 4.9 40m dash (machine timed) 12.3 100m dash

TSwizle‎, 10-31-2017 07:43 PM
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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 11:43 AM
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Muay Thai and lifting?

I've done a lot of research, but can't find a clear answer in mixing the two. I'm starting Muay Thai next week and will be training 3 days a week. I'd like to lift too, even if its just calisthenics, but i'm not sure what kind of routine I should do, or what I should be focusing on. This is the...

Power_Strike92‎, 10-04-2017 07:02 PM
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Football (Wide Receiver) Workout & Nutrition Plan Help

Hello my name is Michael, I am in need of help for a workout & nutrition plan. I am currently entering my Junior year off-season for football. I am 5'10 135 lbs. I started as wide receiver for my team and finished as the leading receiver in yards. I'm not in a winter sport and will be in the weight...

Mgarrgiulo‎, 10-31-2017 06:39 PM
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How big and strong is the average fullback?

in a community college?

T129‎, 02-09-2010 04:25 PM
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Unhappy Vertical Jump, Explosiveness, Workout Program Questions?

Hi guys i am 14 years old and i play basketball around 6-7 years. When i warm up, i can hardly touch the rim with one-hand (i can't hang-on rim). I can jump high only when i jump off one-foot. I am really suck two-foot jumper. I have basketball training 3 times per week. I don't have access to...

MiladinovicS‎, 10-31-2017 08:09 AM
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8 Months Before Pro Wrestling Training

Hello all, In May, I will be travelling to Calgary to train under Lance Storm to start my wrestling career. I'm 23, 6'7, and around 235 pounds. I've been doing 5 x 5 for about 8 months now, and am doing submission wrestling and mma training to help develop my mat work. While I'm happy with my...

TheTrevDawg‎, 10-09-2017 03:31 PM
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Can i add 30 mins of weight training before mma class ?

On Tuesday i have 90 mins of mma grappling but ill do 30 mins of chest and triceps before it. On wednesday i have 90 mins of muay thai and ill do 30 mins of back and biceps before it. On fridays i have 90 mins ofmma conditiong class, we don't run too much in this class so ill do 30 mins of...

jakesmith2000‎, 10-29-2017 02:58 AM
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Running Shoes for Training

As someone whose still at school, we do a lot of different types of training exercises, including running, drills, sports (on grass), etc.... I have just brought a pair of 'Nike free rn', got them for cheap, but still, would they be able to survive these types of training and fitness, even though...

Michael01T‎, 10-27-2017 11:41 PM
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