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3 Ways to Prevent Complacency in the Weight Room

The difference between mediocrity and greatness is usually an issue of effort. You get out what you put in, so if your athletes aren’t giving their best, subpar results shouldn’t be surprising. Complacency is contagious. If you want your athletes to hold each other to the highest standard, here are three ways to keep them engaged and focused in the weight room this season.

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Two Flags Every Cheer Squad Should Have on Hand This Football Season

A pumped-up crowd can be a real game changer. As teams take the field this football season, cheerleaders across the nation need to be ready to support the team by keeping the energy high and the fans rallied. They can’t do it all on their own. Check out two of our best-selling cheer flags and keep the crowd on their feet.

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Madeira High School Lets Their Graphics do the Heavy Lifting

Back in July 2015, the Madeira Planning Commission unanimously approved a new fitness center and weight room facility to be built attached to the existing Madeira High School. The 4,000 square foot project was originally estimated to cost the district $500,000. By January 2017, a brand new 6,000 square foot facility had been built costing the school district virtually nothing—just the price of the building permit. The entire project had been built through personally donated funds, materials, and labor.

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Setting Athletes Up for Success This Off-Season

The off-season is a critical time for athletes to improve their performance. While there may not be any games, races or competitions, athletes should use this time to improve their skills, develop physical fitness goals, and strengthen different muscle groups. Often times, an added bonus of training in the off-season is injury prevention. Building a strong foundation is essential to both mental and physical health and preparation for the upcoming season. Find out how you can set your athletes up for success this off-season.

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3 Ways to Inspire in the Weight Room

The majority of weight rooms are strictly business. Rows of weights, racks, and machines line the mirrored walls, black rubberized flooring, beige walls, etc. The traditional philosophy has been to ‘get in, work hard, and get out.’ While this utilitarian template has worked well enough in the past, it can lead to uninspired workouts where athletes simply go through the motions.

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