What makes an athlete great? What does it take to turn an average runner into a fast sprinter? What work is needed to add 45 pounds to your bench press? What changes in your technique are needed to add 15 feet to your throw or 10 inches to your jump? How much work does it take to become really, really, good?
To Lift or not to lift
At the High School where I help out, I get a lot of football players asking me how to get faster. There seem to be several schools of thought among the kids. There are those that are willing to work out with resistance training (weights), and there are those that are afraid that resistance training will make them too bulky and slow them down. The ‘non lifting’ camp also tends to believe that you are either born with speed or you’re not.
Football season is almost upon us, and the 2015 Gonzales High School Spartan Football team has been busy getting ready.
They’ve spent the summer working hard, ready to go out and represent Big ‘G’ and the Orange and Black attack.