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New Podcast

Check out the podcast I just did where I talk a little about strength and conditioning in both the collegiate setting as well as the tactical setting. I also chat a little about my most recent presentation and my travel to Europe to provide a week long strength and conditioning course. Check out the podcast by clicking here.

Added by Rob Hartman on January 1, 2020 at 4:50pm — No Comments

Video Presentation on Conditioning Model

The NSCA has made the presentation I did in 2017 public. Check it out by clicking here

Added by Rob Hartman on January 1, 2020 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Ashland University Strength and Conditioning Clinic Dec. 13 and 14

Added by Malcolm Majesky on October 16, 2019 at 11:17am — No Comments

8 Tips for the Most Effective Thigh Workout

If you want to look really attractive in any outfit or be able to once again wear that skirt or jeans you wore before you gained some weight, you most certainly need to find the right balance of fat and muscles in your thighs. They don’t need to be skinny, since only toned thighs…


Added by Gabriella Diesendorf on October 11, 2019 at 7:03am — No Comments

Rock Your Dance Cardio Class: Top 10 Tips

If you are looking into starting any kind of fitness routine, but you still want it to be super fun and interesting, dance classes are maybe the perfect thing for you. However, practising technique, movements, expression, and being in touch with your body while dancing is…


Added by Gabriella Diesendorf on October 10, 2019 at 8:25am — No Comments

From Skeptic to Believer: The RPR Story at the High School Level

"I couldn’t believe the results that were produced simply by pressing on two small points near my belly button."

In the sport of Track and Field, as a coach, one of your biggest fears is the dreaded hamstring injury that mainly affects sprinters and jumpers. This type of injury can be the season ending type. At Corcoran High, we had the season opener curse, where we would lose a top sprinter to a blown out hamstring. This occurred consecutively for four…


Added by Hewitt Tomlin - TeamBuildr on August 14, 2019 at 10:18am — No Comments

What High School Strength Coaches Should and Should Not Take from College S&C

College strength & conditioning is often considered the upper echelon of our field. World class athletes, multi-million dollar facilities, and massive salaries to match. It makes sense then that high school coaches try to mimic college strength programs with their own teams. Sometimes this is a great idea, but often times it leads to major problems.

Read more here: …


Added by Hewitt Tomlin - TeamBuildr on July 27, 2019 at 9:15am — No Comments

APRE and High School Athletes - What You Need to Know

Exercise programming and periodization for off-season and in-season training play a huge role in the desired outcomes that a strength and conditioning coach wants to see in their athletes.

Strength coaches should be well aware of Newton’s third law, “for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” In athletics, force production is crucial because an athlete who produces more force is often at a better advantage than his or her opponent who produces less…


Added by Hewitt Tomlin - TeamBuildr on July 25, 2019 at 11:37am — No Comments

So You Just Got Your First S&C Job...

You did it! You wrote a killer cover letter, wowed them in the interview, and landed the job. Now the real work begins, but besides coaching your teams, here are a few other things you should do now that you’re hired.

What to Focus on First?

Once you land the position there are three areas you should get to know well, your resources, your coaches, and your team(s). Knowing your resources can help you make the most of your athletic complex and develop programs…


Added by Hewitt Tomlin - TeamBuildr on July 25, 2019 at 11:36am — No Comments

Why This High School Banned Shoes From the Weight Room

When I was a strength and conditioning intern at California University of Pennsylvania, I read a long article about the dangers of the different types of shoes that people wear. Obvious shoes made the list including high heels or tight dress shoes, but the article also discussed how most modern shoes are causing problems with feet, back and even hips. The article went on to detail the benefits of not wearing any shoes at all or at the very least switching over to …


Added by Hewitt Tomlin - TeamBuildr on July 25, 2019 at 11:35am — No Comments

Impact of Physiotherapy on Sport-Related Injuries

Quite common in the world of sports, injuries are an inevitable reality for most sports players. Whether they don’t put effort into getting a proper warm-up, lack conditioning, or simply have poor training methods, the injuries they suffer are usually serious, often sidelining them for games or seasons, and unfortunately, sometimes even ending their careers. In order to cope with different injuries they endure while playing sports, many of them turn to…


Added by Gabriella Diesendorf on July 24, 2019 at 4:51am — No Comments

2019 Fall Internship Positions Available

TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERISITY – INTERNSHIP PROGRAM TCU currently has internship position available for the 2019 Fall Semester

Internships through the TCU Strength & Conditioning department are currently available for the 2019 Fall semester for those who would like to pursue a career in Strength & Conditioning. The TCU Strength & Conditioning Department is a teaching department that offers our interns hands-on experience as well as prepares them to become…


Added by Zach Dechant on June 27, 2019 at 4:07pm — No Comments

Strength & Conditioning Graduate Program

American International College in Springfield Massachusetts is now accepting students for the Masters of Science program in Strength and Conditioning. This is an accelerated Masters degree that can be successfully completed in 16 months with the final four months of the program being entirely dedicated to the completion of an off campus internship at a location of the student’s choice. Additionally, the Master’s program has no research requirement allowing students to focus all of their time…


Added by Zane Pfefferle on May 23, 2019 at 1:21pm — No Comments

How to Lose Weight without Losing Strength

With obesity being one of the biggest health concerns around the world, it comes as no surprise that so many people are trying to lose weight. Most people who have succeeded in doing so will tell you that it’s not that easy at all. Success is largely dependent on mental power and the right changes in the daily routine and some people, unfortunately, are unable to see the whole process through.

Even those who have…


Added by Gabriella Diesendorf on February 25, 2019 at 7:38am — No Comments


Added by Robert Stiner Jr. on February 2, 2019 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Athletes Should Build Neck Strength to Avoid Concussions, Rutgers Researchers Recommend

Read this great article about Rutgers research into avoiding concussions.

Another reason why strengthening the neck is critical to athletes. #concussions #athletics #research #neck…


Added by Patrick S. Houlahan on January 27, 2019 at 5:57pm — No Comments


Added by Robert Stiner Jr. on January 26, 2019 at 12:26pm — No Comments

Rutgers Football

Rutgers Football Spring 2019 volunteer internship. Please email resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Coach Caesar at

Added by Caesar Martinez on November 15, 2018 at 5:46am — No Comments

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