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How To Develop Explosive Speed

Creating a football speed program is one of the most important things a coach can do for his team.  Football is a game of speed, and I’ve seen it impact a game in more ways than I can count.  I’ve also seen a lot of coaches and athletes struggle with developing speed, so I’m going […]

Training the Injured Athlete

Training the Injured Athlete

By Ken Mannie Head Strength/Conditioning Coach, Michigan State University As much as we would like to believe that injuries can 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 frustration of lost playing […]

[INFOGRAPHIC] Top 10 Nutrition Principles for Football Players

Top 10 ‘Keep it Simple’ Nutrition Strategies Infographic Made for Your Football Players Sometimes, in order to have our athletes get results, we must make our instructions easy to understand and apply. Simple habits broken down, that can be applied can create big changes. That’s what we did with our ‘Top 10 Nutrition Principles for […]

Dietary Supplements – Hype or Hope?

Dietary Supplements – Hype or Hope?

By: Christopher R. Mohr, PhD, RD There are over 29,000 dietary supplements available. From creatine to fat burners, whey protein to weight gain formulas. What works? What doesn’t? Do you need a supplement to perform at your best? While giving a talk recently to high school football players, I asked the team this question: How […]