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December 17, 2015

NSCA names new executive director

A seasoned professional with a history of leading nonprofit, membership-based associations, Michael Massik joins the NSCA as Executive Director effective in January 2016. “Michael brings a wealth of experience from his work with nonprofits, but ...


December 5, 2015

Power Lift announces facility expansion

Jeff Conner, owner and founder of Power Lift, announces expansion plans. Power Lift is the leading innovator in the strength training industry and will be expanding their manufacturing and showroom facility by 16,500 square feet in spring of 2016. ...


November 12, 2015

Legend Fitness releases new line of selectorized equipment

Knoxville, Tennessee — Commercial strength manufacturer Legend Fitness unveiled their newest product line, known collectively as the SelectEDGE line. SelectEDGE is a premium line of selectorized strength equipment that will provide fitness club...


November 10, 2015

Powerline: Strength and conditioning checklist for success

Just as with all areas of your athletic program, there are high-priority targets in the strength and conditioning program that are considered to be staples. To some degree, they project the brand of your sport and the school you represent. As we e...


October 8, 2015

Powerline: Supporting your in-season strength program

It is the advent of the fall sports season, and with that comes the administrative details surrounding the organization and implementation of the in-season strength training program. Unlike the offseason calendar, the in-season presents a host of obs...


August 10, 2015

Football: Preparing to face up-tempo offenses

As many teams begin to adapt to up-tempo offenses, the practice and conditioning components should also change. Fast-paced offenses are dictating and controlling the tempo of the game, and they can ultimately expose conditioning weaknesses among the ...


August 4, 2015

NCAA Division II considering certification of strength coaches

NCAA Division II strength and conditioning coaches would be required to obtain national certification under recommendations from the division's Management Council. The Management Council last week recommended that the Presidents Council adopt th...


July 26, 2015

Strength & conditioning experts offer their best tips (part 2)

Click here to read part 1 New equipment At the high school level, it can be quite the process to get approval for a new piece of equipment for the weight room. With tight budgets, sometimes you need to make a comprehensive argument as to why this e...


July 26, 2015

Strength and conditioning experts offer their best tips

Strength and conditioning programs at the high-school level vary greatly from wealthy districts that can afford some of the best equipment and top coaches to the less-affluent areas, where old equipment is cherished and coaches may have less expe...


July 6, 2015

Establishing standards and leadership in the weight room

It would not take a great deal of evaluation to determine that most of your athletes’ time is spent training for their respective sports. Much of this time is spent in the weight room with teammates and coaches, thus creating an environment and opp...