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Your core muscles are like a crowded overpass, bridging from one side of the street to the other. The stronger the bridge, the more traffic flows across it. So it is with your body's core. A strong core is more than just a way to wow the girls and get envy from friends. It transfers power from lower body to upper. Most athletic power is...

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Football is all about explosive power. Sure, strength plays a role too, but for the most part, it's about delivering power quickly and decisively. Your training determines whether you're giving a beat down or taking one. Ultimately, it's how much power you can corral and use to your advantage exactly when you need it. These explosive power training exercises for football will make you a...

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Speed kills; just read your socks. It's also just about every athlete's best friend. If you get more of it, you'll play better. We're all about making you play better, so here are 5 quick ways to get faster for football during this off-season. Work hard to make it happen. When you roll into practice next year, those routes will look better than ever. Running speed...

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Non-contact football variations such as flag, touch, or 7on7 passing are incredibly popular. They're fun and give millions of athletes around the world a competitive outlet. While they're safer than full-contact tackle football, injuries can and do occur in flag and touch football, just as with any other sport. The key to letting the good times roll is injury prevention. The Injury How Youth sports organizations, athletic...

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What happens when 192 teams, with more than 6,000 elite 6th, 7th, and 8th grade youth football players from around the U.S. get together for some football? You get the Football University National Championship Tournament. In what's fast becoming a youth football rite of December, the 2015 FBUNC tournament got underway this weekend. The athletes met December 5th and 6th at 16 venues throughout the...

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