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April 2013

April 2013


Strength Report – Creating an Edge in the Off-Season

by: Rob Taylor
Owner and Founder, Smarter Team Training
© April 2013

Football players are getting faster. The process of increasing speed is two-fold. You must perform sprints as you would on game day, but you also have to increase lower-body strength and power.   

If you are looking for an edge this off-season, or just trying to add a new dynamic to the predictable programming, maybe it is time to revisit what you are doing in the weight room and during your conditioning sessions. Many programs across the country base their strength program on percentages. With multiple reps and set schemes that are touted as the “best”, one must question if any are really better than the other.

When you look at your program, why do you have a separate plan for the “core lifts”, but expect the muscles that are trained during the “auxiliary lifts” to respond any differently to strengt....The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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