Antonio Gates

How Much Strength Is Enough?

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about how much strength is “enough” for athletes and how much time should we spend developing it. Obviously, different sports/positions have different requirements, but the basic question is always the same – how much time and effort should be put into developing huge amounts of strength compared to working […]

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In-Season Strength & Conditioning

Something I didn’t have to deal with in the college setting that’s pretty frustrating when working with high school athletes is in-season training. It’s discouraging to see kids work their butts off for several months, only to have their sport coach not take the time to schedule in-season strength and conditioning workouts. A few weeks […]

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My Strength and Conditioning Blog

Welcome to my strength and conditioning blog.  As the name suggest, I plan on talking about everything related to strength and conditioning.  I’ve done a lot of writing and speaking about speed training, so there’s a pretty good chance I’ll be sharing a lot of that on here.  A very good chance. Something I’ve noticed, […]

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