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Youth Sport Dynamic Warm Up 

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XL Athlete provides outstanding strength training information, workouts, sport-specific drills, and exercise videos for athletes and coaches at the high school and collegiate levels.  The strength and speed training information available on this website has been developed by strength coaches working with athletes from the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, the Olympics, and the NCAA.  These very same methods have been applied to thousands of youth athletes from various levels with great success, and are now available for you as well.

For more detailed information on how to use XL Athlete with your team, please refer to this manual: The Coach’s Manual For XL Athlete

For specific information on using the workouts, please refer to this article:

Using XL Athlete Workouts With Your Team

By giving us a little information about yourself, you will be able to access hundreds of dynamically-created printable training sheets tailored to you.  Coaches can set up and maintain a single account, and store the maxes for all of their athletes. This enables coaches to be able to print out workout sheets specific to their athletes and their skill levels automatically.  Signing up is free, and every workout you download from XL Athlete is free as well.  Be sure to check us out often, and if you have any questions, please send us an email to the address on the bottom of this page.


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XL Athlete Author and Contributors

Cal Dietz, M.Ed.

Jonathon Janz, M.S., CSCS, USAW

Steve Felde, CSCS

Todd Hamer

Ryan Johnson, CSCS

Chuck Lobe

Thomas Miller, CSCS, USAW

Brian Neal, CSCS, SCCC, USAW

Mike T. Nelson, M.S., CSCS, RKC

Ben Peterson

Jim Snider, CSCS, USAW

Joseph Warpeha, M.A., CSCS D*, NSCA-CPT D*

Drew Wurst M.Ed.

Kevin Kocos, M. Ed., CSCS, USAW

Andy Zalaiskalns, M. Ed., CSCS



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