Monthly Archives: July 2015

It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn’t….

“It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it great.” — Tom Hanks as Jimmy Dugan from the movie A League of Their Own This quote from Tom Hanks’ character, … Continue reading

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“6 Reasons Why You’re Always Hurt” In this T Nation article, fitness professional Tony Gentilcore encourages you to train smart and avoid getting hurt by your fitness program (along with sharing his dislike of poodles).

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“Detraining Timeframes” Coach Mike Young provides some timelines regarding fitness/performance drop-offs that you can expect to see when fitness training ceases or is markedly reduced. This points to the need for athletes or fitness trainees to be consistent in their … Continue reading

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“Top 5 Football Conditioning Mistakes” It is getting closer to the opening kickoff with football season right around the corner. Coach Ryan Williams presents what he sees as the most prevalent mistakes made in the conditioning of athletes to compete … Continue reading

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“A Coaches’ Guide to Strength Development: Part V: Is History a Good Predictor of the Future” With this fifth article in the series, Stuart McMillan speaks to the difficulty inherent in trying to predict future results based upon our knowledge … Continue reading

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“Bigger, Stronger, Faster … Players Have Come a Long Way in Short Time” ESPN’s Josh Moyer tells the story of how Boyd Epley became the University of Nebraska’s first strength and conditioning coach and paved the way for today’s strength … Continue reading

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“You Down With GPP?” Coach Tony Gentilcore rethinks his earlier stance on steady state cardio for those individuals looking to gain strength, speed, power, and size.

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