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Periodization Made Simple

Contrast Loading - A simple way to amplify your workouts


Using Delayed Potentiation to Gain 3-4 inches of Vert in 48 Hrs


Frontal lobe dominance and sports - Is overanalyzing killing your sporting prowess?


How to Palm a Basketball


Are Complexes the Holy Grail for Vert Training?


Is There a Speed and Vertical Jump Gene?


5 x 5 Fpr Vert


Is Going Thru the Motions Always a Bad Thing?


Should Vert Trainees Ignore the Calves?


How to Create a Speed Machine using the Weight Room


Training Q&A roundtable with the experts


Do you KNOW your optimal squat depth?


Assessing and Developing the Vertical Jump - Joint by Joint


What is the BEST supplement for joint health?


How much can vert REALLY be improved?


Can sprint form drills get you faster?


The Importance of Relaxation


The REAL Jumper's knee


Do The Hip Flexors Deserve to be Ignored??


Getting that LAST little bit


Are Short Achilles Tendons a Curse?


How To Fix 95% of Diet and Physique Related Problems


How Important is Exercise Variety?


How to Maintain Your Gains Thru a Grueling Season


Is Emphasizing Your Weakness Always a Good Thing?


Busting Vert and Speed Plateaus


How To Implement and Manage Set and Rep Schemes


Evaluating The 40 yard dash - part I


Evaluating the 40 yard dash - Part II


The Importance of Getting MENTALLY JACKED For Explosive Gains


Non-Functional Muscle Growth - Fact and Fiction


Rate Coding - The Psycho Factor


Unscrambling The Puzzle Of The 1-leg Jump


5 Keys To Becoming a Forefoot Dominant Athlete


The Myth of Relative Strength


3 Simple Things You Can Do To Become a Better Athlete


7 Modern Day Myths About Plyometrics


Why Some People Can Jump But Can't Run.....And Vice Versa


Vertical Jump Calculator


The Top 10 Mistakes When Training For Vertical Jump


How To Improve Quickness and Reaction Time


The Plague of The Mediocre Athlete - No Glutes Equals No Results


The Magic of Manipulating Training Frequency


High Frequency Benching - The Quickest Way To a Rock Solid Bench


Warming up for weight training - How much weight to use? Progressing sets and reps


Are Cleans and Other Olympic Lifts Necessary?


Recovery FAQ


11 Random Tips


Vertical Jump FAQ


The Ultimate Training Split


The Ultimate Split FAQ


Applying Gymnastics Progressions To The Lower Body


Understanding Sport Specific Exercises


This Ain't Rocket Science


An Interview With a Sports Success Coach


Supramaximal Methods - Value of Partials and Limited ROM movements


Workout Templates For Various Athletes


The Simpleton's Guide To Speed Development


Good Feet vs Bad Feet


Hi-Low Training


Simpleton's Guide To Understanding Flexibility


Strength and Power Standards for Young Men and Women


Using Visualization To Enhance Your Sporting Prowess


Wanna-Be-Big.com Interview with Kelly Baggett on Vertical Jump Training


What's Up With Squats and Speed Development?


How to Benefit From Planned Overtraining


How To Coax 30 lbs. Out of Your Bench


New Age Isometric Training - Cutting Edge or Bull?


Training Blind


The Path of Champions - Understanding alterations in frequency and volume


Understanding Muscle Fiber Type Part I


Understanding Muscle Fiber Type Part II - Becoming a Fast Twitch Machine!


Quickness & Absolute Speed vs Sports Speed & Explosiveness


Getting Stronger


Performance Strategies for Intermediate and Advanced Athletes


Drop Jumps and Depth Jumps - Shock Yourself into high gear


Benefits and Application of Jump Squats


How Body Structure Influences Expressions of Strength


Plyometric Training For The Upper Body


Force Training


The Importance Of Strength For Enhanced Explosiveness


Football Speed Part I


Football Speed Part II


The Importance Of The Vertical Jump For All Sports


Power - What It Is and How To Get It!


The Best Exercises For Speed and Vertical Jump!


Different Strokes For Different Folks


Plyometric Ability - React Like a Cat and Explode Like Lightning!