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Help With Football Training


Hey guys, i'm kind of new here.. This is my first post, but i've been reading around here for a while.

I'm a junior in high school, and I just finished up my track season. I'm currently getting ready for my last season of football and wanted to know what your thoughts would be on a lifting schedule of some sort. I play linebacker, and wanted to put on some lean muscle mass. I'm currently 5'9, 167 lbs. I also wanted to lose some body fat so that I could look better for the summer. Any ideas? The training that I would be doing would be done on my own time, and performed seperately from what the coaches have us doing as our off-season program. Any information would be helped as far as training routines and dieting, as I am willing to do anything to accomplish my goals. I also wanted to know what I could do to increase my speed as i'm not so great at acceleration or redirection. Any help would be much appreciated, thanks.


Well, I'm in the same basic boat.

Look into Westside for Skinny B's. Part II perferably. Its amde for Footb allers anyways...