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March 2001

March 2001


Building Stronger, Faster Players In the Off-Season

If you want to win on the field in the fall, get your team in the weight room in the winter and spring
© March 2001

There is no doubt that strength training has become one of the most integral parts of football programs at all levels, including high school, college and the professional ranks. Increasing explosive strength helps improve performance and also helps prevent and reduce injuries. Increasing explosive strength is also integral to increasing movement and the development of speed.

Absolute strength, although important, is not the essential ingredient of playing football. The ability to develop power is the critical ingredient. Along with power comes the quickness and explosiveness that is needed to excel.

The design of any strength program has four principal ingredients: speed, power, strength, and flexibility. A key part of any program is building strength and power in the off-season.

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