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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 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: 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: 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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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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How much weight should you use with a prowler/ sled?

I'm not asking for a specific weight or anything, but when i start the wsfsb speed/ strength template i just want an idea of how much much weight i should be using. Should it be light, but not too light. Medium difficult, but light enough where you can move it at a good speed, etc. I'm new to sled...

gmenfan40‎, 02-27-2009 11:22 PM
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Freshmen trying to play football.

I'm currently a freshmen, only got 3 days of school left after today. I want to play football my sophomore year. I need some help on how to make the team. I asked one of the coaches and he told me to ask the head coach. The thing is that ive never even seen and met the guy so I don't know what to...

PrimoG‎, 05-22-2017 11:11 AM
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Shotput

Hello I'm 15 and I throw the shoutout for my HS. I threw 46' 2" my first meet and haven't gotten closer then 44' 9.5" since. Now I'm throwing low 44'. I haven't gotten weaker, I've gotten much stronger and my technique looks even better. What could I being doing wrong I'm very confused. Thanks for...

maxwellrs‎, 05-02-2017 03:57 PM
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What would you say is the main reason why people workout alone?

I go to the gym often, and you just cant help but realize that everyone is stuck on thier headphones working out alone. Is it because they prefer working out alone; OR is it because its sooo bludy difficult getting a GOOD workout partner? I just wanted to know coz im thinking of...

yestome123‎, 05-28-2017 10:14 AM
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Question Boxing/Fitness

Hi. I need guide or help from you guys. At the place that I live, there is no gym boxing here. I've been training boxing at home by myself for about 8months now. I will upload my video down, I took this video after half an hour footwork tactic workout, I was just curious to see myself cuz I never...

puspusbabanew‎, 06-02-2017 08:23 AM
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High school basketball

whats a good size to be (height/weight) to play 3,4,5 positions in high school basketball...i am currently 6'3 and weigh almost 185

stfdsfinest‎, 11-07-2002 01:49 PM
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Basketball player looking to increase vertical

So I am 13, and 6 feet tall. I can grab the rim with one hand off two feet with a running start, and can grab the rim off of one foot too. I can't seem to dunk yet, and I'm asking for some things to increase vertical. Thanks for the feedback!

Jayz4695‎, 04-27-2017 04:51 PM
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Should I Bulk Before Football Starts? (Quarterback)

Hey guys I'm looking for a little advice on where I should go with my training at this point in time. Two important measurements: 6' 0.7", 167.4 lbs My season officially starts up mid-July (training camp has already begun) and our first game is mid-late August. Back in January I was sitting...

DDuhaime19‎, 05-20-2017 03:49 PM
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I have a "machines vs. free weights" question

I have always heard that free weights are the way athletes want to go. But, if I'm only concerned about aesthetics and looking good, can I build just as nice a physique using only machines? I'm not training for any sports those days are behind me.

SEJM‎, 05-24-2017 07:08 PM
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What else can I do?

I've been making an offseason program for my senior year at wide receiver, and have been debating a perfect program. So far, i have come up with this. I am looking for someone that knows what they're talking about... but all is still appreciated. What else could i do to improve my offseason? i'll...

jrj2000‎, 05-30-2017 08:08 PM
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Create your ultimate athlete competition

If you would have to create an competition that measure an athletes overall capabilities which events,movements or sports would you add in? Sprinting, marathon, climbing, swimming, compound lifts, body weight skills, gymnastic skills, some form of obstacle course and some form of martial art...

mrbambocha‎, 05-25-2017 08:21 PM
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Freshman football

I just turned 14 and I'm going into my freshman year. I'm 5'5 138 lbs. The coach has me practicing with the linebackers and I'm the smallest one. Of course because I'm practicing with Varsity but there is this one sophomore linebacker and he is 150 lbs. in the weight room I look as if I'm stronger...

xxmaruader007xx‎, 06-16-2017 09:01 AM
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Red face I'm a slim 15 years old, and I want to get the most out of my body in two months

Hey everyone, I'm here to get some advice I'm a slim 15 years old boy, I'm quite tall for my age (1m78) but I'm very slim (quite underweight, mostly because I don't really do much sport and I don't really ever feel hungry). I realised that with me starting to play video games more and more and...

KleinEthan‎, 06-19-2017 12:25 PM
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needed-Sprint/speed routine for rugby

Hi, i am a rugby player and right now it is pre season time, during this summer i really want to put the emphasis on speed to get faster for the upcoming season. In that way, im looking for a good sprint/speed routine that I can do like 3-4 times a week along with weight training (i already got a...

Wcr2‎, 06-05-2017 04:10 PM
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Question Resting heart rate <50 ?

Hello, I'm a competitive endurance athlete/rower and this morning I took my heart rate when I woke up. It was 50, and apparently in my sleep (I wear a heart rate tracker) it got as low as 44. I'm 19, female, but don't have a super low body fat so is it possible to be in really good shape with a...

Crewlife‎, 06-12-2017 05:56 AM
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How can I gain Muscle and Strength at the same time?

I am a football player and I was wondering how I can get stronger, but also gain muscle. I want to be strong but also want to gain mass and muscle to look big. How can I encorprate both of these. Could I do one week of strength and one week of hypertrophy, or should I do both in the same week? I...

Brocklong99‎, 06-07-2017 10:34 PM
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Anyone with experience in electrocardiograms willing to provide a basic assessment

Hi! I have recently done an Exercise ECG test. This is because I am in the progress of going through an Aeromedical Assessment in order to become a pilot. I have received the papers from the test, but I will not receive any feedback earlier than in 3 weeks. I am therefore looking for an initial...

TheDonQ‎, 05-26-2017 02:57 AM
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Basketball Form Training/ Am i using proper form?

So i love basketball, but i still am sort of beginner, i can do crossovers between my legs with good accuracy and behind me with 25 percent accuracy i'd say. I am concerned about my shooting because i was told by my friends to have one hand on the bottom and the other on the top <top is shooting...

iwantchick‎, 06-03-2017 10:12 AM
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Running Lungs Problem

Hello, when i am running or sprinting i feel like my throat closes and i can't breath properly and my i feel like my lungs are burning and sometimes i struggle even to breath, but after some time this problem goes off and i can run properly. Can someone help me?

Zino9‎, Yesterday 02:58 AM
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Exclamation Can a football (soccer) player get an aesthetic body?

I have two passions. Playing soccer and working out at the gym. I played soccer since I was really young and I work out constantly in the gym since 1 year ago. I was really skinny, and right now I've increased my musce mass so I look athletic, the problem is that idk how big should I get for my...

svax1610‎, 05-31-2017 08:56 PM
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Need advice on first lean bulk

Age - 15 Weight - 135 Height- 5ft 11 Right so in the last year or two I've been playing rugby and working on my sprinting a lot. Ive been doing calistinics as I can't go to the gym but I'm starting to consider joining over the summer. At the minute I'm happy with how I'm performing as I'm...

ciaran771‎, 06-19-2017 10:44 AM
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DIY Double Ended Bag for Boxing / MMA Without Drilling a Hole in Ceiling or Floor

I made a homemade double end bag. It's working pretty well and I've seen that no one has really shared this kind of set-up online. If you want to practice your hand-eye coordination and defense, you can use this. Materials: 3 Ace Bandages or 1 Long Ace Bandage (elastic wraps) 1 Ziploc Bag (I...

TheCapers‎, 05-28-2017 07:40 PM
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Is it possible to have an aesthetic body and be a soccer player?

I have two passions. Working out at the gym and playing football(soccer). I was really skinny before, and after eating a lot and working out after a year i've increased muscle and I look fit. My problem is that I don't know how would be the perfect body type for a soccer player. Idk what you guys...

svax1610‎, 05-31-2017 09:52 AM
05-31-2017, 12:29 PM Go to last post
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Lumbar pain

Hello, I've been experiencing lumbar pain for a couple of weeks already and it is really affecting my performance in the gym. I first noticed it when I woke up and it was really painful when I bend over. That day was my leg day so i did some squats even though it hurts cuz I'm a reckless fool. Now,...

IBgrind‎, 05-28-2017 06:17 PM
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Question Muscle and Cardiovasular Maintinance/Herniated disc recovery

Hello, Two weeks ago I got a herniated disc rowing (I'm a competitive rower) and started doing physical therapy. They said it will probably be 3 months until I can resume my full training routine and I'm wondering what I can do to preserve VO2 max and muscle mass. Currently I do an hour of...

Crewlife‎, Yesterday 11:32 AM
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