Author Archives: Erik

Trading Facebook and the Pervasive Need for Speed

Goose: [as Maverick is looking around the room] What are you doing? Maverick: Just wondering who’s the best. Viper: In case some of you are wondering who the best is, they’re up here on this plaque on the wall … [turns to Maverick] Viper: You think your name’s gonna be on that plaque? Maverick: Yes, […]

BEAST TRAINING’S 3rd Annual Football Preseason Strength & Conditioning Program

When: June, July, and August – we are planning on offering two programs to best fit the respective schedules of our athletes. Program 1 (Recommended): 3 Training Sessions Per Week (Mon, Wed, and Fri – time TBD) Program 2: 2 Training Sessions Per Week (Tues and Thurs – time TBD) BEAST’s proven brand of Group […]

Sacred Heart University – Annual Red & White Spring Game

Through his passion, hard work, determination, and intelligent training, today at 11am for the first time in over 2 years the BEAST’s own Alex Testani will explode onto the football field as a Division 1 player for Sacred Heart University during their Annual Red & White Spring Game. We wish Alex good luck and continued […]

Football and the Rate of Force Development

Make no mistake about it, maximal muscular strength is important for success on the gridiron, however after a certain point, when training football players, developing rate of force becomes significantly more important. When we discuss our successes with Beast’s Strength and Conditioning for Football Players, it’s the translation, or portability, to on-field football performance we […]

March 2012 Bench Training – “Old Man Strength”

3/12/12 Program Summary: Full Shoulder Warmup Full Hip Mobility and Foam Roll DB Rows 3 x 10 x 110 lb Dumbbells Bench Press 3 x 340 3 x 385 3 x 385 ~4 x 430 (was supposed to be 435, but to be candid, I mis-loaded the bar) 3 Board Press 4 x 12 x […]