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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: 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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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: 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 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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Let me help you with your sports performance

Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification and Exercise Science degree will be obtained in the spring so send me your questions so I can help you, your questions will help me prepare for my certification exam. I have worked as a high school strength and conditioning coach for football and...

y0lked‎, 10-14-2016 03:38 PM
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Question for all you guys that run fast 40 yard dashes (4.7 and faster)

okay well first off i bet a bunch of people on this board lie b/c everyone seems to put up nfl speeds but for the guys who really run the 40 yard dash fast here is my question: were you already pretty fast without any training and just got faster or were you average, but got pretty fast after...

chris5‎, 02-13-2006 09:28 PM
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Post kingmode's Basic Football / Sports Training Guide

KINGMODE'S BASIC FOOTBALL / SPORTS TRAINING GUIDE I planned on writing a guide like this for a long time but originally wanted to write it when I can finally say „I made it!“ and I reached a level of role model like athleticism and physique. Now I'm realizing that this moment may never come...

kingmode‎, 10-01-2016 07:02 AM
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An Exceptional 400 meter time for a Freshman?

What would you say is a very good 400 time for a freshman in high school? Last year I got 1 minute flat. Thanks.

HardHitter22‎, 02-22-2010 06:21 PM
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Anyone just do pure bodyweight exercises?

I was thinking of switching to just pure bodyweight exercises. Figure it be a fun change for a while and get me motivated again. Anyone else try this?

andrewwkdude‎, 01-19-2010 03:55 AM
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Shoulder pads - Too small?

Ill be buying my first pair of shoulder pads since I was in the 6th grade in a few months (Almost 9 years ago). I usually always grabbed a pair that I could somewhat move my arms in to catch the ball, but I mostly looked for big pads for blocking & short runs. Now im moving into more of a RB...

Fullback7‎, 11-27-2007 10:18 AM
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Quarter Squats for Explosiveness

There's some favorable evidence for quarter squats increasing jumping/sprinting performance over full squats:

tuura007‎, 02-27-2017 06:35 PM
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supplements for track?

im a 100m sprinter and i jusst bought some protein, creatine and i got a free pre workout. how will all of these effect my training. i train 5 days a week. i dont do any weight training.

cptsisko47‎, 03-16-2017 11:43 PM
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Gain Muscle While Training for Marathon

I wanted to know if it were possible to gain muscle while training for a marathon. If I were to just eat all of the burnt up calories from the running and get enough protein could I still building muscle?

squarepusher13‎, 05-21-2009 06:18 PM
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average Stats for D1 fullback?

what are the average stats for a D1 fullback? 40, lifts, height, weight, ect.

KevRU‎, 07-22-2011 01:22 PM
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Why am I stronger and build muscle faster than the average man?

Hello. I was not sure if this was the best thread to post this on. It was the closest, I thought, because my realizations first started in sports training. Let me give you some background to start off. Starting in 7th grade, I took an Athletic PE class. It was supposed to prepare the students...

Dustman20‎, 02-28-2017 11:50 AM
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Football Players and Mass?

How do football players put on so much mass over the course of, let's say, a year? You see kids come up from high school to college and just get massive while staying lean and doing a ton of hard conditioning. They don't bulk and cut and yada yada like most people. What kinda programming are they...

Bsurber4‎, 03-06-2017 02:44 PM
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Ever wondered what makes Usain Bolt the fastest man on Earth?

Wrote this article detailing what makes Usain Bolt the fastest man on Earth. Thought it may interest the people in this forum.

KiwiJames‎, 08-17-2016 02:47 PM
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Weighted Vest

For upper and lower i more intrested in the lower body one any one used them and which are the best.

Mike5‎, 05-23-2004 04:37 PM
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Wrestling gain strength without too much mass

I wrestle 113lbs but I walk at around 119-122lbs. I want to be able to gain as much strength as possible without going over 128lbs. I'm currently at around 8-9% body fat. I want to get bigger and stronger but still be able to wrestle 113lbs next year. Trying to focus on upper body workouts. ...

ZDesigns‎, 02-27-2017 07:08 PM
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Weighted Plyometrics for Explosiveness

Will usually be more effective for developing speed than brute weightlifting, once you get experience (I am not saying to abandon lifting, I'm saying balance it out) Here are what I like for plyos Single leg jump squats Weighted broad jumps (Hold a 45 pound plate) Weighted ice skater hops...

FreeXRaided‎, 03-04-2017 06:19 PM
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Talking Returning to Rugby

Brand new here, this came highly recommended! After years of medical issues and surgeries I have finally been cleared to return to Rugby, I am aiming to start back k next season (September) so I have 7 months to regain my fitness and strength that I have lost over the years. Can anyone...

Rocket1985‎, 02-06-2017 05:09 PM
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Played volleyball for the first time.. need advice

I had no idea what I was doing and I sucked and by sucked I mean really sucked. How do I get better? I couldn't even serve...

Bundleofnerves‎, 03-09-2017 03:41 PM
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Question Youth Baseball Training

My son is interested in putting on muscle for the upcoming baseball season. He's eleven years old and skinny. I'm trying to get him to eat more and cleaner than he normally does. Anybody have any tips on exercise to add strength that would work for a child of his age? Also, nutrition advice for...

heathenpride‎, 03-21-2017 08:23 AM
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Thoughts on playing Fullback in High School

So here's my situation: I'm currently a sophomore and play defensive end for my school with a chance to start as a junior next year (not guaranteed, but suggested by my current position coach). However, our OC/QBs/RBs coach approached me about playing fullback after asking me to run with the backs...

Wareagle545‎, 03-10-2017 05:26 PM
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Creating a football workout 2 days a week

Hello, I have a question about creating a program for football about 2 days a week. So basically what my schedule looks like right now is i can only workout 2 days a week, I need to weigh a lot for football, i am 166 right now, my bench has gone down from 195 to 165, my squat has gone down from 300...

jkhawaja12‎, 02-19-2017 12:11 PM
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Best grip on deadlifts for sports performance?

Recently, I have decided to ditch the belt and straps when lifting because I am trying to be more functional and I was curious if there was any particular grip on the deadlift that would help sports performance the most. I feel as if the double overhand would be best for developing grip strength....

dcow08‎, 03-23-2017 06:56 PM
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2017 NFL Combine participants

Im heading to Indy to work at the combine this year and got the ok to do a Q&A with the participating athletes for an article to be published when its over, so if you have a question for any (or a specific one) of the combine participants from this year post it here and I'll add it to the list.

Jhawk Fitness‎, 02-23-2017 10:32 AM
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Interesting training suggestion from a young bodybuilder at gym

Ok here's the thing,a friend was doing his usual back/biceps routine at the gym and some 16 or so year old boy started telling him that he's doing his workout wrong. My friends weekly workout routine is as usual ''back/biceps; chest/triceps; legs; shoulders/traps'' four day workout What the guy...

minde0815‎, 03-17-2017 10:56 AM
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Ask a Strength and Conditioning Coach

Hi. I made one of these threads a year or two ago, but I figured I'd open one up again to see if any of you had questions I might be able to help you out with. My Background: I am a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and currently own a training facility in Minnesota. I...

jonmd123‎, 03-13-2017 05:34 AM
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