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© October, 2010
Specialized Strength Training Exercises

by Dr. Michael Yessis
President, Sports Training, Inc.

Now is the time for specialized strength. If you’ve been following a periodization scheme in your training, the players should now have a well-developed general strength and conditioning base. Because of this, there is no need to do more general strength or conditioning training. The training should now transition into highly specialized exercises that duplicate the actions that the players perform on the field.

   There is a big difference between general and specialized training. In general, with strength training you develop the muscles that are used in football, but not in the same manner as they are used in execution of the different game skills. Most in ...The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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