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How The NFL Combine Should Change (as told by a strength coach)

It’s the NFL combine, baby! And of course, the annual conversation comes up in the strength community about the big controversy surrounding the big event: Is the combine the best way to test athletes and what does it say about the strength coaches involved? Don’t Diss The College Strength Coach (you’ll look like an idiot) […]

Louisville Basketball’s Strength Coach May Die During a Game Some Day

Recently, footage of Louisville Basketball’s strength and conditioning coach during a basketball game was featured on the sports gossip and fast-take website Deadspin. Coach Ray Ganong can be seen on camera sitting on the Cards’ bench squirming and repeatedly beating what looks like a metal object as he urged his team to get a victory. […]

Rory McIlroy’s Deadlift Will Make You Embarrassed

Rory McIlroy's Deadlift Will Make You Embarrassed

There are no excuses. If you are an athlete, you should lift… Great leg workout to start the day! #betterneverstops pic.twitter.com/GDifcawU2U — Rory Mcilroy (@McIlroyRory) November 19, 2014 Rory is a two-time Majors champion in the PGA. What’s your excuse? **Update: Nike recently released a video spotlighting Rory McIlroy’s deadlift and intense strength training regimen […]