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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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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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Sciatic Nerve Injury - How to recover?

I have recently injured my sciatic nerve and its KILLING my leg days and hampering my running. What sort of excercises can I do to recover from this injury?

cruz610‎, 06-19-2005 09:22 AM
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Pro Wrestling Training Beginner

I want to start training in pro wrestling. Had a look at the 2 schools available and training is only either once or twice a week. Apparently initiation is tough so I want to get back inn shape a bit before I join. I can continue weight training and doing cardio during the week at gym but I have no...

curbst0mp‎, 04-01-2018 05:27 AM
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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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Soccer Players

I'm sick of all soccer players being stereotyped for their scrawny/week physiques.... To non-Soccer Players: What are your views of soccer players? To all soccer players: How old are you, what level of soccer do you play, how much weight do you bench press, how much weight can you leg...

pathleteg‎, 08-04-2009 04:50 PM
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Lifting in the Gym for Vball

So hello! Been wondering whether to post this here or in the program forum but I guess I can always move it later. A little about me. I've been gyming for a while now, both for strength and for volleyball, and so far I've gotten better physically at my sport due to this. I can jump higher now...

uioui‎, 04-08-2018 12:14 AM
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Talking Need Help (PFT/Throwing)

Note: I already posted this in a different part of the forum, but this subforum probably will generate better answers and it's more specific for solving my problems. I think my original post is in the Teen BodyBuilding category if you want to see it. Sorry if this violates some kind of rule on this...

Skarl16‎, 04-05-2018 10:36 PM
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I want to improve my speed/agillity and never did specific training for it

So as the title says, I never in my life had a clear focus on working specificaly on speed and agility, so I would say my body never really had specific training for it at all. But lately I really want to improve it in order to improve my sport performance. Someone who has more experience with...

BuildKing‎, 03-24-2018 06:48 AM
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Good cardio exercises for basketball that's not running?

Of course running is probably the best way to get in running shape for basketball, but when it's cold I'd like to try alternative cardio exercises or workouts for basketball conditioning

s1o03lakers‎, 03-11-2018 03:12 PM
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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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bodybuilding and martial arts?

I've had 3 fights, I don't even care about fighting anymore, I just wanna look good whilst still training in these contact sports, i attend every day im starting to think i should go only 3 times a week due to the amount of cardio involved, I do MMA, Muay Thai, Boxing, No-Gi sub grappling, and Krav...

Redwhitenblue‎, 04-03-2018 03:53 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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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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Can I waste my newbie gains if I did this..

Not sure if this is the appropriate section but anyway. I'm beginning to take my boxing a lot more seriously and as of now I am 66kg - perfect for a weight class at my age group. Since I'm taking boxing more seriously, I would like to go to the gym and lift in order to build strength/endurance....

chechen01‎, 04-09-2018 11:10 AM
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Exclamation How to balance working out and another sport?

Hello, my name is Luke, I’m 15 years old and I’m very new to (so if this is in wrong section I’m sorry... admin please move) and I had a quick question that would like to be answered ASAP! I just started “Jason blahahs 5x5 Novice program” (updated version) about 2 months ago...

LXD1‎, 03-19-2018 06:50 PM
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BMI versus Definition

i am only 5'5 and im aiming for the athletic/chiselled look and not the big bodybuilder type, to look like a 100m sprinter for example. my BMI is within normal range. my questions are: 1. do most these sprinting athletes have BMIs higher than normal for their height? you can see on TV they...

kiwilion‎, 04-05-2018 05:32 AM
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Track and lifting

High, I’m a high school athlete. Football is my main sport and in the spring I run track. Obviously I really want to make it into the NFL so I work year round to do well in football. However, I’m a little worried that I’ll loose too much strength with track. I’m 5’ 11”, 170. As you can see I’m a...

the1kingcole‎, 03-07-2018 01:02 PM
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When to wrap knees?

Hi All, Question: Knee wraps. Do any of you do it? and WHEN do you determine to wrap? Is there a formula, like: "Always wrap when you squat/leg press more than your body weight" or ?? I never squat more than my body weight (185) mainly because I don't like the feeling of the weight on my...

bultaco‎, 03-23-2018 05:07 PM
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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 03:55 PM
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Unhappy hand palm pain during exercise HELPPPP

hi guys, I am training since two years and my biggest never ending issue is middle hand palm pain. I'm doing let's say seated cable row, I still have power to do more but I reach a point as the weight increases where the line in the middle of my hand is like burning fire. I just can't handle...

darkmode‎, 03-19-2018 10:01 AM
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Plan to help me transition into semi pro rugby

Hi guys, I'm 20 and from the UK. I play Rugby League and am currently playing Premier Divison rugby, one league below semi professional. My aim is to throw everything into the next couple of years and hopefully make that step up. Not everyone will be familiar with Rugby League but my positions...

JLo200‎, 03-27-2018 03:00 PM
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Will doing bjj and or kickboxing mess up my rest days?

So I've Ben lifting 3 days a week since October of last year on a "by 5" program. I'm a t2 diabetic and was looking at doing some type of exercise on my rest days of tues and Thursday. I've taken martial arts in the past and was thinking of taking Bjj and kickboxing or one of the other. Would...

Ckdjim‎, 03-26-2018 03:20 PM
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Rate of Force Development

Hey, I've been doing some reading up on RFD and just wanted to some confirmation. I squat with a pause for a couple of seconds, or starting a squat from sitting on a box and then exploding upwards - Is that what works the RFD?

seanyt2121‎, 03-07-2018 01:07 PM
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3 Things I Learned Gaining 3.5 Inches on my Vertical Jump in 10 Days

1. Band Assisted Jumps are one of the few methods available to develop velocity 2. Concentric-only Training targets fast force production and fast twitch fibers 3. Band-Resisted Squats mimic the vertical jump better than normal lifting (constant acceleration) For the entire article, go...

tuura007‎, 03-25-2018 12:09 PM
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Squat with doms?

Hi! googled a lot about this topic but cant reach any good conclusions so i thought i would ask some rl opinions. I usually train quads on sunday meaning squat, deadlift, leg press and leg curls as main setup and as a result i usually have doms all the way to wednesday. I am thinking of adding a...

Technorobot‎, 03-21-2018 01:51 PM
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