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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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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: 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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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, Yesterday 05:07 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, Today 06:48 AM
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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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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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185 pound snatches coming back from an injury

I tore my chest in February trying to do 405 pounds and it took me over a month to heal now I’m coming back stronger than ever I even helped a man who is almost 40 lose five pounds in one week‼️ and he didn’t even know how to workout either... Es Time For Fitness Y98Qu5PVz8M

wikimaster2070‎, 03-19-2018 08:59 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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Smile Sprinting times mates

Yo mates I really need some f*okin advices here from experts :D I'm 17 year old 60-200m sprinter, I've started about a year ago somewhere around 13 months ago but I've trained around 9 months My first 100m record was when I was 16 year old around 13:86 and now year after around 11:88 maybe even...

komradfaketaxi‎, 03-15-2018 12:46 PM
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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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Question Lifting after Shoulder injury/ Nerve damage in hand

New to the forums so hopefully this is the right spot for this. Anyways back in November I fell and tore my shoulder slightly I assume, I never went to get it checked out, i took 4 months off from bench press, over head press, etc, My shoulder still is not 100% I still cant even do incline with...

apeck618‎, 03-13-2018 12:40 PM
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high-bar squatting in socks?

thats currently what I do,and I dont want to buy weightlifting shoes if i dont have to.I was wondering though,would using the shoes be better for your back/knees?I don't care about how much more shoes could make me lift,as I just squat for sports,but do they make a big enough difference safety wise...

nb19‎, 02-10-2013 02:26 PM
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Nutrition Question for athletic performance and sports

Hi guys, i was hoping someone could help me out or offer some advice. In terms of food and nutrition should an athlete do the typical bulk and cut or another eating protocol? If the main goal is to become bigger, faster, stronger and just overall more athletic and conditioned for their sport....

Jake566‎, 02-26-2018 08:19 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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Smile health and other stuff

I would like to know, how does sport affect brain development and prevent diseases? Please do not write platitudes answers

Rymalski1997‎, 03-03-2018 11:11 AM
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Basketball Warm Up Songs

Im trying to make a cd with warm up songs that our fitting to a basketball type warm up and i need some suggestions. Any thing that i looked up online is a bunch of old school stuff....its not very good.

smurphy4211‎, 12-05-2007 04:15 PM
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Age when speed and jumping ability starts to decline, what do you guys think?

At what age does your speed and vertical leap really start to diminish? I am guessing late 30s but I am curious as to what you guys think and possibly if anyone with actual experience can chime in on this. I am curious because if you have never lifted weights or worked on plyos I am curious if you...

sports19‎, 09-20-2010 06:28 PM
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Bulking for Football after ~30 lb Weight Loss (Hospitalized)

I recently had a bad bout of appendicitis (burst 5 days before surgery, necrotic tissue, septic, all the fun stuff) and was hospitalized for an extended period of time because of complications. Due to my digestive tract shutting down, I was unable to intake any type of caloric sustenance while in...

sh303‎, 03-07-2018 07:27 AM
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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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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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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 03:05 AM
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Bodybuilding Trainer

Hi All, I am new to this forum, hope i am posting this question in the correct section. I am looking for a body building trainer in MD (online coaching works great for me), who can help me build muscle mass, design nutrition/supplements/training program to meet my goals. Can anyone recommend me a...

n14463‎, 03-04-2018 06:33 AM
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midlife crises tends to be equivocal

After Sheehy’s book was published, everybody seemed to be having a midlife crisis. Perhaps, Setiya writes, people married too early during the conservative postwar decades, then reëvaluated their lives as the counterculture flowered. On the whole, though, research on the frequency of midlife crises...

wocogof‎, 02-03-2018 03:21 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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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 04:43 AM
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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 03:31 PM
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Poll Poll: Can you squat double your body weight?

Parallel squat, 1 rep.

farzamk‎, 01-19-2008 06:15 AM
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