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strength training

February 5, 2010

Delaware Scales Back Plans For New Athletic Facility

A year after proposing a plan for a new athletic performance center for sports medicine, athletic training, strength and conditioning and academic purposes, as well as a new football stadium, the University of Delaware now has scaled back its plans. ...


February 3, 2010

Powerline: Training the injured athlete

As much as we would like to believe that injuries could be prevented, the fact remains that they are an unavoidable part of all sports. In addition to the physical pain and the impending rehabilitation process, the athlete must deal with the frust...


February 3, 2010

Training Days

Perhaps the basic responsibility of the strength coach is to sift through his sources of strength-training information and develop a day-to-day program of the exercises that best fit his athletes.The proliferation of professional organizations, the c...


February 3, 2010

Strength training’s bottom lines

Kim Wood, one of the original strength and conditioning coaches in professional sports, has always provided both the young and old in the field with the little gems of professional wisdom worth tucking away in the memory banks. Wood, the now retir...


February 3, 2010

Spartan Rotation

Coaches are always searching for conditioning drills that fit the specific needs of their sport while concurrently adding enough variety to keep things interesting and challenging.This is especially true when dealing with “anaerobic” or &...


February 3, 2010

Sliding into a Strong Core

Core training is one of the current strength and conditioning trends that has launched a multitude of diverse applications and filled the pages of equipment catalogues with a wide array of assistive paraphernalia.Practitioners no longer treat the "ab...


February 3, 2010

Organizing and Administering Football’s Off-Season Program

Stay competitiveThe advent of the New Year means it’s time for football coaches to formulate and implement their off-season programs.Many high school coaches are already well into their winter workouts and taking advantage of this critical time...


February 3, 2010

Odds ’N Ends: Covering Strength Training’s Details

Strength coaches tend to have their personal short-list of “core lifts” that they have determined to be vital in overall development.Conversely, they have a stash of “auxiliary lifts” that they occasionally break out for varie...