The off-season is where the biggest strides are made to becoming bigger, faster, and stronger. It doesn’t suddenly happen at the beginning of football camp or magically occur when sign-ups begin. The real work gets done in the dog days of summer. The unfortunate part of that, there is little to offer in terms of short-term rewards. During the season, you have games and wins to show your hard work is paying off. The off-season can drag and get repetitive. Finding ways to motivate and inspire athletes can be difficult, here are a few changes around that weight room that can help.