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From Average to Athlete

Some of these standards may be easy; others may be hard. Don't be upset with the standards if you fail to make the grade. Standards should exist regardless of the social consequences. They don't exist to make you sad, unhappy, or a victim.
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Three Prowler Workouts

Three Prowler Workouts

The following three Prowler workouts can be done during the same training week. All sets are done on the vertical posts. The easy and medium workouts can be done between training days and after bench press or press workouts. The hard Prowler workout can be done after you squat and deadlift.
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Do you need to condition?

Do you need to condition?

On the flipside of conditioning, you have “easy” or the standard conditioning. What this offers is a way to zone out and relax. A way to discipline yourself to adhere to a schedule. To escape the constant mind-hustle and the mental gymnastics that goes on all day and night.

It's easy to say “I don’t need to condition now” because many people technically don’t. But I guarantee you will.
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Athletes, Cleans and Baseball - jimwendler.com - articles

Athletes, Cleans and Baseball

Athletes are not made of glass and you aren’t either.  You can train your body in a full range of motion and train heavy (relative to your strength level).  If these things didn’t work then steroids wouldn’t have made such a difference in baseball.  The same people who whine about steroids are usually the first on the stability ball.  Doesn’t make any sense to me.
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Chalk, Music and Plates - Building Your Home Gym

Chalk, Music and Plates - Building Your Home Gym

Building Your Home Gym Your home gym always depends on what you want to do in your training and what your goals are. But for simplicity sake, let's just say you want to be strong and awesome. This is by far the easiest thing you can train for, and probably the cheapest. Here's what you'll need.
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Advice to Football Players

Advice to Football Players

"Read a book and go to class. You don't need to be a genius to do both of these things. People get VERY upset when you have interest outside of what they peg you to be. It makes them uncomfortable because they usually suck at everything. This is good. Make them upset by being better."
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