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Conjugate Football: Max Effort Lower

Conjugate Football: Max Effort Lower

The successful implementation of max-effort training for football players calls for intelligent programming combined with proper instruction. This means that you are selecting the appropriate exercises, using the correct rep and intensity ranges, and adequately educating athletes on the execution and intent of each exercise. 

Wed May 25, 2022
Dynamic Effort Lower Advice for Football Players

Dynamic Effort Lower Advice for Football Players

It's no secret that good athletes are explosive athletes. As a football coach, you want skill position players capable of reaching top running speeds quickly and linemen capable of producing maximal amounts of strength on demand. To accomplish this, players must improve their absolute strength and rate of force production.

Mon May 02, 2022
Max Effort Upper for Offensive and Defensive Linemen

Max Effort Upper for Offensive and Defensive Linemen

Safe execution of max-effort training comes down to two factors; properly planned training and properly educated players. You want your programming to expose athletes to different levels of volume and intensity while teaching correct execution of the various exercises. As long as these bases are covered, max effort training is no more dangerous than any other training method.

Do not fear max-effort training; fear having weak players who get embarrassed on the playing field.

Wed Apr 27, 2022
WSBB Blog: GPP Training For Football Players

WSBB Blog: GPP Training For Football Players

The sport of football requires athletes to be strong, fast, and to be able to remain effective over the course of a four quarter game. Do you know how?

Sat Oct 30, 2021
WSBB Blog: Max Effort Upper Exercises for Football Players

WSBB Blog: Max Effort Upper Exercises for Football Players

Tags: Max Effort Lower, Hamstrings, Sprinting The sport of football not only requires a strong...

Fri Oct 15, 2021
WSBB Blog: Max Effort Lower Exercises for Football Players

WSBB Blog: Max Effort Lower Exercises for Football Players

Tags: Neck, Grip, Low back Football is a sport that not only requires an athlete...

Mon Oct 11, 2021
WSBB Blog: Conjugate Football 2.0

WSBB Blog: Conjugate Football 2.0

Tags: Neck, Abs, Back The training of football players requires programming that addresses the diverse...

Fri Oct 01, 2021
WSBB Blog: In Season Conjugate Training for Football

WSBB Blog: In Season Conjugate Training for Football

Tags: GPP, Grip, Deadlift Weight training has been considered a vital part of a football...

Fri Sep 10, 2021
WSBB Blog: How Westside Would Run a NFL Weight Room?

WSBB Blog: How Westside Would Run a NFL Weight Room?

Tags: Football, Training Intensity, Conjugate Time to Read: 4min  With the Super Bowl over, we...

Mon Feb 08, 2021
WSBB Blog: Max Effort Upper for the Football Lineman

WSBB Blog: Max Effort Upper for the Football Lineman

Tags: Max Effort, Conjugate, Football Time To Read: 4min In the game of football, linemen...

Tue Jan 12, 2021
Football, a Conjugate Approach P.2

Football, a Conjugate Approach P.2

Football, a Conjugate Approach Part 2: Constraints Tags: football, strength and conditioning, athletics    ...

Thu Feb 20, 2020
Football, a Conjugate Approach

Football, a Conjugate Approach

Football, a Conjugate Approach Part 1: Overview   Tags: football, strength and conditioning, athletics  ...

Wed Jan 29, 2020
HIT……. OR MISS

HIT……. OR MISS

Many readers may not realize that I am involved in the training of pro-football teams and many college football and basketball teams. For example, the Kansas City Jayhawks and Utah Utes are heavily influenced by our training as it relates to speed strength. Two of the pro- football teams are the Green Bay Packers and the New England Patriots. Not a bad group to be associated with, huh?

Tue Oct 18, 2016
WHEN WILL YOU LEARN?

WHEN WILL YOU LEARN?

I have sent football players to college and the NFL only to see them regress...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
Are Westside Methodologies Appropriate for Adolescent and High School Athletes

Are Westside Methodologies Appropriate for Adolescent and High School Athletes

  "Are Westside Methodologies appropriate for adolescent and high school athletes?" By Pete Montpelier Get...

Mon Oct 03, 2016