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Reducing the Risk of Injuries in the Weight Room

The point of a football strength & conditioning program is to prepare athletes for practice and games.  We want them to be able to practice longer and harder without getting hurt, and play at a high level during competitions. The goals are pretty straightforward, but injuries often de-rail this process. Injuries on the field happen.  [...]

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Rogers Athletic Factory Tour

Jim and Adam had the opportunity to see inside the manufacturing plant of Rogers Athletic where they make their innovative Pendulum line of strength training equipment. We certainly didn’t expect it, but their VP of Product Development, Kyle Camp, gave us an all-access pass to see the entire operation from start to finish.  It was [...]

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Training For the Sake of Fatigue: Blair Wagner

American’s have always had a tendency to think that more is better.  We, as football coaches, often fall into the same trap with our training programs.  If a little bit of running is good, more running must be better. If a little bit of strength training is good, more must be better. Logically, we know [...]

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Kyle Vanden Bosch talks about Strength & Conditioning

Coaches often like to hear what other coaches think about training, but we rarely take a step back to hear what players think.  High school athletes typically don’t have enough training experience to add a great deal to the conversation, so unless you get to talk to an NFL veteran, you might not have the [...]

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Interview with Adam Taylor – Chelsea High School

A lot of our readers deal with high school athletes, so when a highly successful high school strength & conditioning coach stopped by Total Performance, we jumped on the opportunity to talk to him about what has made his program so successful. As you’ll hear him say right off the bat, he doesn’t think his [...]

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Interview with Adam Feit

Adam Feit is a former Strength Coach for the Carolina Panther of the NFL and was the Director of Strength & Conditioning at Eastern Michigan University.  Adam also had stints at Louisville and the Citadel.  He is great coach with a lot of knowledge and insight, but he’s been laying kind of low this year [...]

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Tennesse Titans Tim Shaw talks about S & C

Like our Kyle Vanden Bosch interview a couple of weeks ago, we stopped NFL vet Tim Shaw after a workout to talk about this experiences with different strength & conditioning coaches, philosophies and workouts. Tim has a unique perspective on S & C because of the diverse programs he’s been involved with. Tim started lifting [...]

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