Football Off-Season Training

It might be springtime, but our football players already have next season on their mind! And from the looks of it now, it’s going to be a good one!

See the following email excerpt from our Varsity Football Coach, Blair Harrison:

Our football team just finished our “winter phase” of our strength program.  I have traditionally sent a communication on how we are doing to our football parents. But in all honesty, I am using this platform to brag on our players!

They have been working so hard and I would like to share some information that will show their hard work.

First, please congratulate DJ Jones and Dan Amos for making the “BLUE IRON CLUB.”*  They join current returning players Coleman Galbraith, Charlie Gilliam, and John Kim. Their names will forever remain on the weight room wall recognizing their accomplishment.

Second, I would like to share that our returning 33 players have collectively put on 360 pounds of weight to their bodies.  We have 15 players benching over 200 pounds with 5 players benching over 250 pounds and 1 player benching over 300 pounds.  We have 14 players squatting over 300 pounds, with 5 squatting over 400 pounds.  We have 7 of the 33 deadlifting over 400 pounds and 15 power cleaning over 185 pounds.

To see the results of this work in a side by side comparison, just check out junior Parker Hicks, who put on 40 pounds of muscle this year!

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Football workouts and conditioning will continue through the spring and summer and if our boys keep this up, just watch out!

GO COUGARS!

*To be a member of the Blue Iron Club, during max week, a player must bench 225 or more, squat 375 or more, incline 200 or more, do 10 or more dips, deadlift 385 or more, and power clean 200 or more. Wow.

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