weight room

May 7, 2018

Five things to consider when upgrading your weight room

Weight rooms are becoming a hot commodity in high school sports. Here are five things athletic programs should consider before undergoing a training facility project. 1. Consult with coaches. Request feedback from sport coaches regarding their...

March 9, 2018

Where’s your strength coach?

Five reasons all high schools need an experienced & qualified professional in the weight room There’s no better place to arm young people with the tools to be successful in life than in the weight room. A qualified, full-time strength coach is...

April 4, 2013

Powerline: Guidelines for spotters in the weight room

[caption id="attachment_25997" align="alignright" width="308"] Photo: Ken Mannie[/caption] One of the most underestimated and underrated components of a successful strength-training program is the role of the training partner or spotter. Here a...

October 20, 2011

Powerline: Helping train women, injured athletes

Just as with all other aspects of athletics, a comprehensive strength-training program has numerous special-needs situations that require more than just a passing glance. This Powerline installment takes a closer look at issues that envelop two of...