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Joe Kenn on Coaching in the NFL and “Chasing Simplicity”

Joe Kenn is a 30-year vet in the strength and conditioning game, which includes the last 8 years where he’s been the head strength and conditioning coach for the Carolina Panthers. Joe is a guy I first met years ago, when he and Adam Feit had me come down to speak at Louisville for the […]

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Setting up for Speed: Base, Balance and Angles

Over the past five years, I’ve made a concerted effort to become a better coach of speed and agility exercises. I’ve read books, purchased products, and actively sought out some of the best speed coaches in the world. Just looking back at our own seminars here at IFAST, we’ve brought in Boo Schexnayder, Lee Taft, […]

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John Welbourn on Football Development and Playing in the NFL

John Welbourn was a 10-year NFL veteran, with a professional career that spanned stops with the Philadelphia Eagles, Kansas City Chiefs, and New England Patriots. Since retiring, he’s become the founder of Power Athlete HQ. In this very wide ranging show, John and I discuss the concept of the shovel and the spoon, how a […]

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Physical Preparation with Hunter Charneski

Hunter Charneski is the Owner and Founder of Freak Faktory, a private training facility in West Michigan. He is the physical preparation and nutrition consultant for Grand Valley State University’s football team, as well as the Head Coach of Physical Preparation for the men’s basketball team. In this show, Hunter and I talk about the […]

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The Ultimate Guide to the NFL Combine

Note from MR: This was originally posted in February, 2014. This week, some of the baddest mofos on planet Earth will descend upon Indianapolis for one reason: To show just how bad ass they are! The NFL combine has become not only an awesome event for pro teams and scouts to evaluate potential talent and […]

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How to Hack Team Sports Conditioning Tests

Over the past couple of years, team sports conditioning tests have become the bane of my existence. Well, let me preface that – bane of my existence along with early sports specialization, everyone being a nutrition expert, and a host of other things. But I digress… First and foremost, these tests are often stupid and […]

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Physical Preparation with Kevin Boss

Kevin Boss made it to the top of the mountain with regards to his athletic development. Not only was he one of the few who made it to the elite ranks by playing in the NFL, but in doing so he took home a world championship with the New York Giants. However, as you can […]

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The Case for Big Quads

Quads get a bad rap. Trust me, I get it – the posterior chain can and should be a major player. A strong posterior chain can help you run faster, jump higher and deadlift more weight. But the quads aren’t the red-headed step-child they’re made out to be. In fact, regardless of your goal in […]

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Total Football Training Review

As I’m sure many of you have noticed, San Francisco 49’ers strength coach Duane Carlisle recently released a new product titled “Total Football Training.”  I actually wrote a preliminary blog about it last Friday, which I’ll link to below: Total Football Training – An Early Review As promised, I took the time to review the […]

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High School Football Training for Dummies

Imagine this, if you will…. It’s Memorial Day Monday.  You’ve spent some great time with friends and family, the past two days, enjoying the weather and simply catching up on life. You should have one more day to relax, but instead, you’re woken by the alarm clock going off at 5:15 in the morning?

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Total Football Training

As I’m sure many of you have noticed, San Francisco 49’ers strength coach Duane Carlisle recently released a new product titled “Total Football Training.”  I actually wrote a preliminary blog about it last Friday, which I’ll link to below: Total Football Training – An Early Review As promised, I took the time to review the […]

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Football Training

As I’m sure many of you have noticed, San Francisco 49’ers strength coach Duane Carlisle recently released a new product titled “Total Football Training.”  I actually wrote a preliminary blog about it last Friday, which I’ll link to below: Total Football Training – An Early Review As promised, I took the time to review the […]

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