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Auburn Football: Russell revitalizes Tigers' strength and conditioning program

Auburn Football: Russell revitalizes Tigers' strength and conditioning program

Dee Ford needed only an hour to see the change Ryan Russell was going to bring to Auburn.

Within days of deciding to forgo the NFL and return for his senior season, Ford was already hard at work.

It was there Auburn’s workout fiend at defensive end first met Russell, who walked into the Tigers’ weight room, as if…

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Added by Strength Performance on January 1, 2014 at 3:19pm — No Comments

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

Steve Spurrier Was Told Jadeveon Clowney Recently Ran Sub 4.5 40-Yard Dash

What's your reaction to this?

The mythos of Jadeveon Clowney grows larger each day. 

According to Willie Smith of The Greenville News, South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier said at SEC media days that he's heard reports of Clowney running a sub-4.5 40-yard dash.

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Added by Strength Performance on July 17, 2013 at 12:33am — No Comments

Thoughts regarding Lance Armstrong?

Lance Armstrong admitted doping during the time he won his 7 Tour de France titles.  As professionals in the strength and conditioning industry, what are your thoughts?

Added by Strength Performance on January 17, 2013 at 11:27pm — 7 Comments

Olympic Diets: Jennifer Gibson, U.S. Olympic Committee Nutritionist, On Athletes' Food Secrets

Checkout this article from TheHuffingtonPost.com

I work with an interesting population: the combative and acrobatic sports. That means wrestling, fencing Tae Kwon Do -- things with weight classes that require managing weight really closely.

On the acrobatic side, it's diving, gymnastics, synchronized swimming, all of which require a lean physique…

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Added by Strength Performance on July 30, 2012 at 12:45pm — 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

5 questions at the NFL scouting combine

Post from USA Today:

INDIANAPOLIS – Cam Newton was determined to take the scouting combine by storm last February.

Maybe too determined.…

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Added by Strength Performance on February 21, 2012 at 11:16pm — 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

Jeremy Lin Pre-Season Workout

Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks has been the latest craze the past few weeks. Here's a recent video posted on Strength Performance Network highlighting his pre-season workout:

Added by Strength Performance on February 15, 2012 at 4:20pm — No Comments

Congrats to New York Giant's Super Bowl winning strength and conditioning coaches Jerry Palmieri and Markus Paul

SPN would like to congratulate the New York Giant's Super Bowl winning strength and conditioning coaching staff, Jerry Palmieri and Markus Paul.  Get to know each coach by reading their bios as posted on Giants.com:

 

Jerry…

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Added by Strength Performance on February 6, 2012 at 9:24am — 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

Ohio State football team's strength coach making points fast

Via BucyrusTelegraphForum.com:

COLUMBUS -- All the buzz a few weeks ago about whether Urban Meyer was or wasn't banning his Ohio State football team from Twitter was much ado about nothing.

And here's why.

Meyer and strength coach Mickey Marotti are plotting to make it so tough on the Buckeyes, they'll be too tired to tweet.…

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Added by Strength Performance on February 1, 2012 at 9:18am — 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

Be A Leader: Ray Lewis' postgame speech

1 Winning Drive takes viewers inside the Ravens' locker room after their loss in the AFC Championship game.  Listen to Ray Lewis' postgame speech:

Added by Strength Performance on January 25, 2012 at 8:30am — 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

Denver Broncos strength coach Rich Tuten not returning in 2012

From DenverPost.com:

Rich Tuten, the Broncos' strength-and-conditioning coach since 1995, will not be back in 2012.

Tuten notified several players that he was informed by the club his contract would not be renewed. The team confirmed it is in the process of identifying candidates to head its strength and conditioning program.

"After 17 years the Broncos have decided to make a change in their…

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Added by Strength Performance on January 17, 2012 at 3:35pm — No 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

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