Unconventional Explosive Football Leg Training

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Question: I am looking for a way to condition my legs for football other than just doing more reps on conventional exercises. Any suggestions? Answer: If you’re looking for an unconventional training routine this one should fit perfectly. It combines unilateral explosiveness and muscle endurance. Muscle endurance is the ability to repeat a movement or […]

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Tire Flipping Workout Creates Explosiveness…

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Question: What makes tire workouts so effective? I did a tire workout last week and it nearly beat me, but other than just exhausting me, how is flipping or rolling a tire going to help me in football? Answer: It depends on the size of the tire, and the tire size should be appropriate for […]

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Compliment School Workouts with Gym Training

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Question: Our coach doesn’t think we need to be training outside the lifting we do at school. I feel like I need to train more because I need to build some muscle for next season and I have a membership at a gym. How could I do more without overtraining? Answer: Over-training, while a real […]

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Off Season Football Training and Goals

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Question: I want to be the best I can be. I am willing to train seven days a week if necessary to get there. How many days a week do you recommend for getting ready for football in August? Answer: Seven days is going to be a bit much for a young high school student. […]

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Getting More Defined Arms and Shoulders

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Question: I want to be more defined in my arms and shoulders. What is the best way to do that without losing a lot of weight? I need to maintain my weight for football but I want to look better as well. Answer: Getting defined, or ripped, is predominantly a weight loss, body fat loss […]

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Adding Size After Football Season

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Question: I want to add size now that football is over. My goal is to build ten to fifteen pounds of muscle by August of next year. I have weightlifting at school and wondered if it is going to be too much if I train after school as well because at school we really don’t […]

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Tight-End Speed and Performance

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Question: I have been blessed to have a couple of college offers to play football as I enter my senior year. I currently play tight-end but one of the schools is considering me for O-line because of my size and potential for more size. If I decided I would prefer to play tight-end what would […]

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High School Weight Training vs. Training at a Gym

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Question: My son is a tenth grader who played varsity at his high school this year. I was going to take him to a trainer to help him be his best for next season but his coach prefers that the players use the school program exclusively. Can a school workout prepare a player to realize […]

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An Athlete Trains During the Off-Seaon

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Question: I workout a couple of days each week but I haven’t in a while because I have been working out with the baseball team. I haven’t felt like I was training hard enough but we do work on ball skills. Should I make more time to train before the season starts or keep working […]

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Off-Season Training

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Question: I finished football a couple of weeks ago, took a week off and haven’t trained since early August. It’s the longest I have gone without working out. How long should it take for me to get back to where I was? Should I follow the same routine I was using then?   Answer: Your […]

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