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Hydration

The marketing of products this day in age can be misleading. Take cigarettes, products that contain soy, Coca Cola, and Gatorade. The manner in that we are exposed to these products leads us to believe what we see from a … Continue reading

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The Perfect Protein Shake

Education is the primary function of Sprague The Leg. Keeping this in mind, many athletes ask which protein powder is best. This author has tried them all: pre and post workout shakes, NO Explode, Creatine, Glutamine, Branch Chain Amino Acids … Continue reading

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Regular, Unleaded or Premium?

Lifestyle and Nutrition are touchy subjects because of the avenues by which people receive their information. If you are like most, you get the 411 via word of mouth as opposed to the cold hard facts. I’m not here to … Continue reading

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Goal Setting

Without milestones, there’s little purpose for training. As a kicker, it’s easy to say, “I want to have a good season.” What does this mean to you? The definition is different for everyone, be specific. Having goals for your performance … Continue reading

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Belly Breathing

Belly Breathing is an exercise which helped me prepare the night before combines and tryouts. You need two items: a bed and a book. Start by lying down on your back, place the book on your stomach, hands at your … Continue reading

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Attitude and Effort

Kickers can control two things: attitude and effort. Kicking is like golf. You get one chance to hit your best ball and there’s a lot of time to think between your next opportunity. People ask me how I handle the … Continue reading

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Pool Workouts

Kickers and punters need to be explosive. I was told in college if I squatted 400 pounds, I would kick and punt farther.  While I found this to be true, I noticed my lower back and knees were feeling the … Continue reading

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