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Nothing can bring down the NFL. Nothing except a lack of players to fill the shoes of the current ones. Would you let your kid play football?
Between 1960 and 2009, 123 high school football players died from heat-related illness. A new study suggests the risks are highest for linemen.
New research confirmed the NFL-225 test is a reliable indicator of strength and endurance in football players.
Being big is not necessarily unhealthy. But studies of retired NFL linemen have found they are 52% more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than comparable members of the general public.
Researchers took a look at results from the famed NFL combine. They examined trends in test results, and the changes in players performances were surprising.
Enter a high school or college weight room and take an inventory of the equipment. How many neck machines do you see? Usually none. But the proper neck exercises could save an athlete's brain.
College and professional football players are getting bigger every year. In fact, the average lineman from 2011 outweighs his counterpart from 1942 by over forty pounds. Why is this?
I just turned 34 and it prompted me to look back at 22 years of training. There are 3 big lessons I learned, that I wish I knew earlier. Maybe they will help you. I'm sticking to them from now on.
The Last Headbangers has something for everyone: the most avid fan, the cultural historian, and even the disinterested family member. An honest and enlightening look at the heart of football.
We've heard football is dangerous when it comes to concussions. Turns out soccer players are at higher risk for ALS, too. And MMA fighters? Well, that one seems pretty obvious, right?
The NFL's 225 pound bench press test is notorious and challenging. Researchers now believe, using an equation, that it is also an accurate predictor of bench press 1RM. Try it out yourself and see.
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Football season in the U.S. has officially begun and with it comes some of the most amazing athleticism and brutal impact in modern sports. Watch this tackles highilght video for proof.
Even more research that football is bad for your brain health. Researchers examined death certificates of NFL players and looked at the incidence of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and ALS.
Occlusion training involves cutting blood flow to the muscles in order to enhance muscle growth. Sound crazy? New research says it helped Div IA football players increase their 1RM on squat and bench.
Of the 2,462 athletes listed in the sudden death registry at the Minneapolis Heart Institute, 23 were sudden cardiac deaths in young African American athletes, correlated with sickle cell trait.
Terrance Gant is a former Marine, football coach, and strength and conditioning coach. He is the man behind our Sport Specific Workouts for football. Find out how Terrance got to be Terrance.