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    Schaefer’s Law – Rate of Force Development Training

    Schaefer’s Law What you need to know: - Nothing is more important than developing a solid core competency of bilateral strength and power before progressing to sport specific training with an...

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    Train and Gain Like a Professional

    Today I want to tip my hat to Anthony Davis.  He just announced for the 2014 year that he gained even more muscle during the off season. At the age of...

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    The Ice Bath Challenge – Recovery

    With everything going on with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge I thought this would be a great time to go over a recovery tool most athletes don’t start soon enough.  The...

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    How to Use the WIN Strength Index Plugin

    At the request of some of the top strength and conditioning programs in the country, we introduced this Plugin in March. The WIN Strength Index Plugin  is an effective and incredibly...

  • What Makes A Good Athlete ?

    The most common question we get asked at Athletic Standard is, “What is a good ASI score for an athlete”? Our response is always the same: “Compared to whom?” The fact...

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    Supply and Demand in the NFL

    With the first iterations of the 2014 NFL mock draft it’s time to discuss the concept of supply and demand. Like any commodity that is bought and sold in the US...

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    The emergence of a new position in the NFL

    NFL Teams to add new position in 2014 Strong Safety, Free Safety… Tall Safety? The game of football is always evolving. The rules are constantly changing forcing coaches to adapt, coaches...

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    How NFL Agents are leveraging data to find future NFL stars

    Predicting what players which college players will be successful in the NFL is extremely tough because you never know if they are going to pan out.Of course you can always pick...

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    NFL Has A Crisis On Its Hands

    Football is a contact sport, collision sport and modern day gladiator spectacle. The Cowboys stadium is the modern day equivalent of the Roman coliseum.Trying to put the NFL’s injury rate in...

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    What does it take to play in the NFL

    NFL Players are very athletic people… really athletic.  While players come in all shapes and sizes, they all posses one common trait.  All NFL players regardless of their position posses the...

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