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Muskingum Rack

In 1986, Muskingum proudly opened the doors of its new Recreation Center, which was named the Anne C. Steele Center in the spring of 2016 in honor of Muskingum’s 20th president. Since then, students, faculty, staff, athletes and the New Concord community have utilized this 117,000 square-foot facility. Furthermore, Phase I of the renovation of…

Peaking With The Sport Back Squat

Squatting

Article By: Ben Peterson and Cal Dietz The main question I usually get asked in regards to the sport back squat is, “When do you incorporate this in a training program?” With the sport back squat, what you want to decide on sooner rather than later is where to place it in your program to yield…

Zero Gravity Collar

          The Zero Gravity NIEB Collar The patent pending, revolutionary weight collar was designed for ease of use to slide on and off standard Olympic weight lifting and safety squat bars without moving parts.  THE NIEB is proudly manufactured in the United States with laser etched customization options available, weighing 5/8…

Repair & Service Department

The Equipment Guys- Service Repair Based in Columbus, OH we have been equipping athletes since 1996. Providing premium grade equipment and services to build and maintain athletic training facilities.                           Repair                      Installation     …

Core Stability

Earthquake bar

    An athlete with a stable core  will decrease the likelihood of injury due to increased efficiency of movement, lower back pain is very common in athletes as well as non athletes. 30% of football players will miss atleast one game due to lumbar pain, which is caused by irritation of the tissues in…

Get the most from your racks!

As each athletic program customizes their performance center to the needs of their athletes, each coach must go through a process of  determining what equipment fits the needs of their athletes. When choosing the correct rack system, take in consideration of How many athletes will be working out at a time/ for how long? What…

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?

Go fitness Ecore Flooring

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…