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Stanford’s Distinct Training Regimen Redefines Strength

Stanford’s Distinct Training Regimen Redefines Strength

PALO ALTO, Calif. — Inside the Stanford weight room earlier this football season, there were weight vests and wooden sticks and core boards. There were kettle bells and roller pads and something called a Bod Pod, a white, egg-shaped contraption that measures body fat.  …

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Added by Strength Performance on December 31, 2013 at 9:45am — No Comments

Happy 4th Birthday to Strength Performance Network

Strength Performance Network (SPN) turned 4 years old today.  Since it's creation on July 11, 2008, SPN has gained over 8,000 members from the strength and conditioning profession.

Thanks to everyone that continue to support the site.  We couldn't do it without you!

Added by Strength Performance on July 11, 2012 at 12:47pm — No Comments

5 Proposed Tweaks to the Strength and Conditioning Industry

Blog post via AnthonyMychal.com:

A sad part of the human psyche, largely ingrained from public schooling, is failing to take initiative. Not to go all Seth Godin, but look at the newspaper clipping sitting to the left. There’s a good chance that someone noticed this misprint. But it wasn’t corrected. Printers print. Editors edit. It’s not a Printers job to be an…

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Added by Strength Performance on March 12, 2012 at 12:36pm — No Comments

New Tennessee Weight Room Includes MMA Cage

Post from GoVolsXtra.com:

Players will be able to walk straight from the 120-yard practice field into the new weight room — a 22,000 square foot "multilevel thunderdome of power," as it's called in UT's promotional video for the facility. Along with the standard free weights, machines, cardiovascular training equipment — which will be situated on a deck that overlooks…

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Added by Strength Performance on February 15, 2012 at 7:44pm — No Comments

Why Strength Coach Scott Cochran Is Alabama Football's Ace in the Hole

Via BleacherReport.com:

 

Larry Burton (Panama City Beach, Fl) On the few times that visitors are allowed to watch the University of Alabama football team practice, one person inevitably gets their attention quickly, and many scratch their heads, not recognizing the man leading the opening drills, clearly in charge and clearly commanding the…

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Added by Strength Performance on February 3, 2012 at 12:31pm — No Comments

Craig Fitzgerald Joins Penn State's Football Staff as Head Strength Coach

Via GoPSUsports.com:

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Penn State head football coach Bill O'Brienhas announced the appointment of Craig Fitzgerald as Director of Strength and Conditioning for Football.

Fitzgerald joins the Penn State staff following three seasons as Director of Football Strength…

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Added by Strength Performance on January 30, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Importance of the College Football Strength Coach

Blog from Cavalier Power:

How important is a College Football Strength and Conditioning Coach?



I just read an article in which Nick Saban and Urban Meyer called their Strength and Conditioning Coach the most important assistant…

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Added by Strength Performance on January 23, 2012 at 5:08pm — 3 Comments

Titans Reject Jeff Fisher's Attempt To Hire Strength And Conditioning Coach

Via TurfShowTimes.com:

The ink has barley dried on Jeff Fisher's new contract with the St. Louis Rams. Since signing the deal on Tuesday, Fisher has been in the process of filling out his coaching staff. Those efforts hit a road block on Thursday when the…

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Added by Strength Performance on January 19, 2012 at 1:32pm — 2 Comments

Meyer relies on Strength Coach Marotti for tougher Buckeyes

Via BuckeyeXtra:

By Rob Oller The Columbus Dispatch

Coach Urban Meyer saved the best for last. Standing on the wooden floor of Value City Arena at halftime of Ohio State’s men’s basketball game against Indiana, he introduced — not a veiled guarantee…

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Added by Strength Performance on January 17, 2012 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Strength Coach Corey Edmond excited to return to NC State

From TheWolfpacker.com

Before the head strength and conditioning coach position for the NC State football team opened up this winter, it had been quite some time since former four-year letterwinner Corey Edmond had been back to Raleigh.



In fact, it had been since 2003, when the Murphy Center opened, that Edmond…

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Added by Strength Performance on January 16, 2012 at 6:56pm — No Comments

Middle Tennessee's Jason Spray elevated to Head Football Strength Coach

Reported on GoBlueRaiders.com:



MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee Head Coach Rick Stockstill announced today he has elevated Jason Spray to Head Football Strength Coach. Spray takes over for Russell Patterson.

“I really want to thank Chris Massaro and Coach Stockstill for this opportunity,” said Spray. “There’s not many people who get to work in this capacity at…

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Added by Strength Performance on January 15, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Lou Riecke, Pittsburgh Steelers Strength and Conditioning Coach , 1970-1980

Posted by Pittsburgh Sports Daily Bulletin

Lou Riecke:

You started off lifting weights in high school, correct? What got you started as a weightlifter and what did you enjoy so much about it?

Well, I wanted to gain weight to play football. I always was a skinny kid. A fellow in class lifted – I…

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Added by Strength Performance on January 14, 2012 at 12:31pm — 1 Comment

Boese Named Aztec Football Strength & Conditioning Coach

Posted by GOAZTECS.COM



Jan. 12, 2012

San Diego State head coach Rocky Long announced the hiring Thursday of Joey Boese as the Aztec football team's strength and conditioning coach. Boese (pronounced boze-EH), who played collegiately at Wisconsin, comes to The Mesa…

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Added by Strength Performance on January 12, 2012 at 8:36pm — No Comments

ASU Football Coach Todd Graham Names Shawn Griswold As Director Of Strength & Conditioning

Reported by Arizona State Athletics:



Jan. 11, 2012

TEMPE, Ariz.--Shawn Griswold, whom head coach Todd Graham calls "the best strength and conditioning coach in America," has been named the Director of Strength and Conditioning at Arizona State University. Griswold…

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Added by Strength Performance on January 11, 2012 at 1:44pm — No Comments

Congrats to Scott Cochran and Tommy Moffitt for helping their athletes achieve greatness!

SPN would like to recognize Bama’s Strength Coach Scott Cochran and LSU’s Strength Coach Tommy Moffitt for helping their athletes achieve greatness and prepare to face off in BCS National Championship.  As a tribute, here are a few videos we pulled from our vault, recognizing each of the top notch strength and conditioning programs.  Enjoy!

 

Bama Videos:

 

Trent Richardson “The Beast”…

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Added by Strength Performance on January 9, 2012 at 12:47pm — 4 Comments

Utah State Athletics Announces $4.5 Million Gift For New Strength and Conditioning Center

Utah State Athletics website reports:



Jan. 6, 2012

LOGAN, Utah - Utah State University Director of Athletics Scott Barnes announced Friday the largest gift in the history of Aggie Athletics - a lead gift of $4.5 million from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous - to fund a new…

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Added by Strength Performance on January 6, 2012 at 12:57pm — No Comments

UF strength coach Mickey Marotti leaves for Ohio State

SunSentinel.com reports:

 

GAINESVILLE – Florida coach Will Muschamp confirmed on Sunday that Mickey Marotti has left the program to join Urban Meyer at Ohio State.

Marotti,…

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Added by Strength Performance on December 6, 2011 at 3:37pm — No Comments

Chris Donaldson has been named Strength and Conditioning Coach for New Zealand Cricket

24Cricket reports...

 

Paul Close has been appointed Physiotherapist and Chris Donaldson has been named Strength and Conditioning Coach for the New Zealand team.

Close is a New Zealand physiotherapist who previously worked for the BCCI at India’s National Cricket Academy and had a stint with the Indian national team. Close has also held the position of team…

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Added by Strength Performance on September 8, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

NU's Strength and Conditioning Department Now Called Sports Performance

Northwestern University Athletics reports:

 

Sept. 8, 2011

EVANSTON, Ill. -- Northwestern's Strength and Conditioning Department has changed its name to the Northwestern Sports Performance Department, Director Jason Pullara announced today (Thursday, Sept. 8).

"This title change more accurately reflects the…

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Added by Strength Performance on September 8, 2011 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Congratulations to LSU Coach Tommy Moffitt



LSU’s Tommy Moffitt wins the 2011 Strength Performance College Coach’s Choice Award. The announcement was made on Friday, September 2nd outside the Georgia Dome the day before the Kickoff…

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Added by Strength Performance on September 6, 2011 at 11:33am — No Comments

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