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Using Strongman Exercises in Training

Bennett, Scott MEd, CSCS*D, CP

Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e318177551c
COLUMNS: College Coaches Corner
Abstract

STONGMAN TYPE EXERCISES HAVE BECOME ALL THE RAGE IN COLLEGIATE TRAINING. WHETHER IT BE THE SRENGTH COACH'S PREFERENCE, FOR USE IN TEAM COMPETITIONS AND TEAM BUILDING, OR SIMPLY TO BREAK UP THE MONOTONY OF TRADITIONAL TRAINING, WHERE DO THEY FIT IN TO THE SCIENTIFIC ASPECTS OF COLLEGIATE STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING?

Author Information

Athletics Department, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Ron McKeefery, MEd, CSCS, SCCC is Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

Allen Hedrick, MA, CSCS*D, CP is Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Scott Bennett, MEd, CSCS*D, CP is Head Strength Coach, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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