In this article, let’s focus on high school programs and identify your core student-athlete who will be in the weight room. This will help determine what quantities of plates, dumbbells, kettlebells and other accessories you should invest in during your space’s build-out.
Three key factors will influence the choice and placement of equipment: the safety of those using it, the space available to place it, and the functionality and flow of the room to serve your program or population.
IMG Academy’s grounded, unifying approach to strength and conditioning has the Ascenders poised to remain elite in high school football.
The key to effective weight room planning is designing your weight room to best fit your specific program. Here are some insightful tips.
As student- athletes begin returning for summer practice and as the impact of COVID-19 begins to relent with vaccines becoming more available, it will be important to keep a close eye on their mental health.
Advancements in software and hardware tools are helping coaches and athletes train their brains, enhance their intelligence and create competitive advantages that can have just as dramatic an impact on overall athletic performance as traditional strength and conditioning programs that primarily address musculoskeletal optimization.
Even if your players aren’t currently combine material, the following proven techniques for mastering position‐specific agility drills will help players hone their biomechanical movement efficiency, reduce the risk of injury and perform like never before.
When Central Catholic (TX) HS chose to massively upgrade its weight room, head coach Mike Santiago knew exactly who to call. Hammer Strength.
Evolutionary imperatives can prevent athletes from sprinting at top speed. Phil Campbell’s techniques help players find that next gear.
These conditioning concepts have strong physiological rationale, and are currently used with college-level athletes at several programs.
Heart rate variability training prepares coaches to individualize training plans by varying exercise intensity, duration, frequency and mode.
Andy Wolfrum and the United States Military Academy Preparatory School run a football program dedicated to winning, even at the cost of losing.