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strength training

February 19, 2014

CSCCa National Conference set for May

The 2014 Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa) national conference will be held May 8-9 in Salt Lake City, Utah, at the Salt Palace Convention Center.Last year saw the highest attendance ever at a CSCCa national conference ...


January 22, 2014

Maintaining a productive in-season strength program

Some coaches are notorious for running very involved, highly-structured offseason strength training programs and nearly abandoning the entire process during the season. This is unfortunate, as the in-season period is just as important — if not more ...


November 1, 2013

Strength & conditioning: A multi-faceted profession

So you want to train athletes for a living? Here's what you need to know. Whether the title is in the vein of “director of sports performance” or simply “strength and conditioning,” the duties and responsibilities of the position are bro...


May 2, 2013

Recovery tips after a tough workout or game

A frequently asked question I receive revolves around the crucial topic of post-exercise (or game) recovery. The following are four of our most important suggestions. 1. Cool down gradually.  This simply refers to slowing down gradually after a...


March 4, 2013

Powerline: Exploring introductory intervals

The cold, blustery days of winter mark the offseason period for most fall sports, and also usher-in the strength and conditioning programs that are so vital to physical development. Depending on the playoff or bowl picture for high schools and col...


January 15, 2013

Powerline: Putting the finishing touches on your workouts

Institute the 'one more rep' mentality to push athletes to safely overachieve Powerline always has been devoted to disseminating safe, useful, productive and efficient information across a broad spectrum of physical training components. This include...


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Marshall University Strength and Conditioning

If your players want to see a brief glimpse into what kind of dedication it takes to be a Division I athlete, have them check out this video, which features snippets from Marshall University’s football team.Head Strength Coach Joseph Miday, Ass...


May 22, 2012

The five game-changers in strength and conditioning

All educators in this profession need to know how these principles affect coaching Goals and accomplishments vary when strength and conditioning coaches moves from working with football players in one season to a less-impact sport in the...