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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
Conjugate for Grappling: Max Effort Lower

Conjugate for Grappling: Max Effort Lower

If an athlete needs to address their absolute strength, speed, endurance, or durability, a Conjugate program can be designed to improve sports performance.

There is a need for high levels of all of the attributes mentioned above in grappling-based sports. Over the past three years, I have had the opportunity to write programming for one of the premier Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitors in the world today, Dante Leon. Dante is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and has used Conjugate-based strength training to take his abilities to the next level.

Mon Mar 21, 2022
Absolute Strength for Basketball

Absolute Strength for Basketball

Anybody who has spent time playing competitive basketball can tell you that basketball is highly physical. Knowing this, how important is absolute strength? Click the image to read in full!

Wed Feb 23, 2022
WSBB Blog: Max Effort Lower Exercises for Basketball Players

WSBB Blog: Max Effort Lower Exercises for Basketball Players

The sport of basketball is unique. You must possess a high level of speed, agility,...

Fri Dec 03, 2021
WSBB Blog: Effective Lower Body Exercises for Grapplers

WSBB Blog: Effective Lower Body Exercises for Grapplers

Grappling is one of the most ancient tests of skill, strength, and endurance in the...

Mon Nov 22, 2021
WSBB Blog: GPP for Wrestlers

WSBB Blog: GPP for Wrestlers

When it comes to the demand placed on absolute strength, explosive strength, strength endurance, and...

Mon Nov 01, 2021
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 Gold Medal Grappling

WSBB Blog Gold Medal Grappling

Tags: Squat, Endurance, GPP The Olympics are in full swing, and with that, grapplers from around...

Sat Aug 07, 2021
WSBB Blog: Neck Training for Combat Sports Athletes

WSBB Blog: Neck Training for Combat Sports Athletes

Tags: Grip, MMA, Maximal Results Time to Read: 3.5min In the world of combat sports, barbell...

Wed Jun 09, 2021
WSBB Blog: The Russian Bear Aleksandr Karelin

WSBB Blog: The Russian Bear Aleksandr Karelin

Tags: Grappling, MMA, Grip Time to Read: 4min One of the most prolific grapplers of the...

Thu Apr 22, 2021
WSBB Blog: Increase Pitching Velocity The Westside Way

WSBB Blog: Increase Pitching Velocity The Westside Way

Tags: Maximal Effort Method, Baseball, Accommodating Resistance Time to Read:  In the sport of baseball, the...

Sat Mar 27, 2021
WSBB Blog: Strength Endurance for MMA

WSBB Blog: Strength Endurance for MMA

Tags: MMA, Conjugate Method, Absolute Strength Time to Read: 3.5 min  Mixed martial arts is...

Tue Mar 23, 2021
WSBB Blog: Conjugate Training for NASCAR Pit Crews

WSBB Blog: Conjugate Training for NASCAR Pit Crews

Tags: Conjugate Method, Dynamic Effort, Max EffortTime to Read: 5min The sport of NASCAR is...

Sun Mar 14, 2021
WSBB Blog: Max Effort for Hockey

WSBB Blog: Max Effort for Hockey

Tags: Maximal Effort Method, Conjugate Method, Accessories  Time to Read: 3 min As we have...

Wed Mar 10, 2021