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7 Athletic Directors Discuss Their Strength Program

We see it on the Facebook groups, we overhear the conversations at the conferences and clinics, and the topic will always be around as long as AD’s are: How do strength coaches build and maintain [...]

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If Your "Strategic Plan" is Missing This Then Your Weight Room Will Fail

The reality of the strength and conditioning industry is that we all are pretty much the same.

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Why You Need to Hire an Intern (And How to Do It)

Interns make the world go ‘round in the strength and conditioning field. Chances are if you’re a strength and conditioning coach, you’ve interned at least once if not half a dozen times. [...]

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Running a High School Female Strength and Speed Program

At Piedmont High, we have put a special focus on increasing our numbers of female athletes participating in our year-round sports performance program.

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The More the Merrier! – How to Train Large Groups

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A Strength Coach's Lie: Tracking Yourself to Death

“You can’t improve what you don’t measure.”

It’s a classic quote – and let me premise the article by saying that there is a lot of truth in that statement. However, it is not absolute truth.

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Strength and Conditioning Networking 101

As a professional Strength and Conditioning Coach, how many jobs have you applied for and not even made it past the first cut?

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The Perfect Push-Up Progression

Legend has it that two of the biggest athletic freaks of nature to ever touch a football, Bo Jackson and Herschel Walker, never regularly lifted weights to build their bodies.

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What Type of Profession Are Strength Coaches Really In?

Harvey Firestone said, “The Growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.” To me, this is the epitome of what we as Strength and Conditioning Coaches do.

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How to Optimize Rest Between Weight Lifting Sets

Weightlifting movements (WLM) are ballistic exercises that utilize the entire body. Due to the explosive nature and musculature involved, these movements can be very taxing and require extended [...]

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