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Explosive Athletes

        Three Best Plyometric Exercises Athletes with explosive strength & power develop these techniques by teaching the body to produce large maximal force in a small amount of time. The athlete must train both maximal strength and speed strength in a manner which allows for optimal rest, recovery, and adaptation processes to…

Great For the shoulders

Football Bar                                                                                             How does it work? Because the Football…

Why Fitness Balls?

Why a Fitness Ball? The Medicine or fitness ball is an all round important fitness accessory. No matter the workout, the fitness ball helps bring a diverse multitude of physical workouts for individual or partner training. Medicine balls provide a small compact workout that does not require much room, while still allowing an athlete to…

The VertiMax

The VertiMax V8 Elite: Advantages Allows athletes to work their upper body and lower body utilizing multiple bands. Using bands as resistance allows athletes to be more explosive while also incorporating power and balance to improve quickness,vertical jumps and strength. Allows for explosive training under loads, 100% utilizing sports specific motions on three axis. This type…

Jungle Gym

Body Weight/ Free Weight Jungles Utilizing common components of the Stray Dog Rack Systems we have created a four station Jungle that allows you to perform barbell work or body weight  and Monkey Bar work on same station. In a team or class setting a variety of workouts can be done with more people at…

A Training Facility For All Athletes

Athletic Directors  Athletic directors have the important roles of keeping in line all the athletics and sporting events, coach salaries, team travels, equipment purchases and facility upkeep. So many different sports such as Football, Volleyball, Baseball, Basketball etc. use a high school or colleges weight room facility daily. Athletic directors must learn to run an…

Wrestlers Twist

SD613 Wrestlers Twist: The Wrestlers Twist is an intermediate core strength piece of equipment that is not limited to only training the core. Wrestlers Twist has a universal joint swivel point that fits most Olympic bars. This piece of equipment allows any athlete to turn any bar into a ground based torso trainer, row unit…

Earthquake Bar

Earthquake Bar by Bandbell     What is it? The Earthquake bar is a tool that will humble you, challenge, you, and make you better all while increasing muscle and strength levels. Unlike a traditional barbell, the material designed to make these bars does not absorb vibrations. Vibrations are amplified, causing the bar to quiver like…

Customizing your weight room

  Updating Your Weight Room Facility Smaller spaces with outdated universal machines and older dumbbells  no longer will cut it for high school weight rooms. Weight rooms now a days can be customized to the program and teams needs and/or wants. Weight rooms tend to be mainstream areas that are functional for all sports and…