Young Kids Working Out

Young Kids Working Out: "I Don't Want My Child Lifting Weights!" By: Will HitzelbergerI Don't Want My Child Lifting Weights! Let's set the scenario as usual: Dad calls in (not mom because dad is a very experienced and knowledgeable high school hero). “I would like to bringRead more

Rollins College Men’s Soccer – Strength and Conditioning

Rollins College Men’s Soccer – Strength and Conditioning
By: Will HitzelbergerRollins College Strength and ConditioningSpectrum Sports PerformanceOver the last couple of years, Rollins College Men's Soccer Program has become one of the most recognized soccer programs around the country. Two seasons ago they concluded their season at the Division II National Championship with a RunnerRead more

NFL Combine Series, Part 5, Position Specific Drills

NFL Combine Series, Part 5, Position Specific Drills
By: Steve Yahns, MS, CSCS, NASM-PESAssistant Director of Performance, Lead Methodology EducatorSpectrum Sports Performance While most of the focus during the combine may be on bench reps, forty yard dash and 5-10-5 times, or vertical jump, athletes must prepare to show their skills during several position specificRead more

The “Functional Training” Trend

The “Functional Training” Trend
By: Eric McGinnis, CSCSSports Performance Specialist, Rollins College Strength CoachSpectrum Sports PerformanceThe term “Functional Training” gets tossed around so often and so loosely that, at this point, I’m not even sure what it means. It’s the hottest buzzword for commercial gym goers, athletes, and their parents alike.Read more

NFL Combine Series, Part 4, Bench Press

NFL Combine Series, Part 4, Bench Press
By: Steve Yahns, MS, CSCS, NASM-PESAssistant Director of Performance, Lead Methodology EducatorSpectrum Sports Performance ez payday loans online Everyone’s favorite: The 225 Bench Press Test Let’s face it, just about all football players love to Bench Press and love to discuss their Bench Press numbers. They talkRead more

NFL Combine Series, Part 3, Vertical Jump

NFL Combine Series, Part 3, Vertical Jump
By: Steve Yahns, MS, CSCS, NASM-PESAssistant Director of Performance, Lead Methodology EducatorSpectrum Sports Performance Power Production Football is a game of power, without question. Primarily lower body power is essential and that is why next February’s NFL combine will place a lot of importance on the verticalRead more

NFL Combine Series, Part 2, Multi-Directional Drills

NFL Combine Series, Part 2, Multi-Directional Drills
By: Steve Yahns, MS, CSCS, NASM-PES Assistant Director of Performance, Lead Methodology Educator Spectrum Sports Performance WWW.SOURCEONEDIRECT.COM/CARDIFF/DIRECTORY/ The 5-10-5 drill, or called the pro agility, is a great test of lateral agility and rotational power, and is another test where combine scouters would like to see aRead more

5 Lessons I’ve Learned in Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaching

By: Eric McGinnis, CSCSSports Performance Specialist, Rollins College Strength CoachSpectrum Sports Performance This is my first season working full-time for Spectrum Sports Performance. I’m currently assisting SSP President Will Hitzelberger with our athletic teams at Rollins College. I’m particularly excited about working in college athletics because myRead more