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ASAP Podcast With TEAMBUILDR Founder Hewitt Tomlin

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TEAMBUILDR one of our longtime ASAP sponsors has continued to make some great strides in the strength training and conditioning business even during a COVID-19 pandemic In fact their industry leading online strength conditioning software has become even more of a game changer for strength coaches everywhere While the Tennessee Vols West Virginia Mountaineers and the Golden State Warriors strength and conditioning programs have been major players who have reaped the rewards of using TEAMBUILDR many other high schools college programs and professional teams are now under the TEAMBUILDR umbrella And as a matter of fact the most fiscally successful and most prominent collegiate athletic program in all of sports the Ohio State University Buckeyes have signed on with Hewitt Tomlin s TEAMBUILDR as Coach Mickey Marotti is delving into the software In the ASAP Podcast our initial attempt at a ZOOM recording TEAMBUILDR founder Hewitt Tomlin explains the many advantages of using this powerful coaching tool which is becoming even more beneficial during a shutdown that has left a strength coaching fraternity scrambling for ways to train their athletes from a distance

Released 5/17/2020

ASAP Podcast With Dusty Baker All-Star MLB Player Manager

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Think you ve seen and know a little bit about baseball Imagine being involved with nearly 6 000 games That s how much involvement in the game of baseball that today s ASAP Podcast guest Dusty Baker has had Baker knows the history of the game from his days as a kid with his own heroes History of the game as a star player History of the game with today s brand of game and players too And he has the stories to go with the experience For example in this podcast Dusty talks about some of the strength training that he and the great and legendary Hank Aaron did He also tells about the evolution of strength training in baseball and how different it was And how about these stats NLCS MVP World Series Champ Two time All Star Gold Glove Award Silver Slugger Four Times Manager of the Year Today s ASAP Podcast is made possible through the generous sponsorship of TEAMBUILDR Online Strength Conditioning Software for coaches and their athletes img src https nextlevelfitness typepad com a 6a00d83453dfa869e20240a4b8390f200c-pi alt width 561 height 160

Released 1/29/2020

ASAP Podcast With Retired Cincinnati Bengal Strength Coach Kim Wood

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Coach Kim Wood spent thirty years as a coach with the Cincinnati Bengals He was hired by the venerable founder and first coach of the Bengals Paul Brown Keep in mind that this was during the Bengals hey day as the team appeared in two Super Bowls one of which San Francisco 49er stars Joe Montana and Jerry Rice led hall of fame type performances in the final minutes to take the win out of the grasp of the Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Boomer Esiason and their head coach Sam Wyche In this podcast Kim Wood reminisces about the former coach who recently succumbed to complications with melanoma We also discuss the 2020 NCAA College Football National Championship match-up The NFL Play-offs the late Bengal head coach Sam Wyche the upcoming 2020 Michigan State Strength Conditioning Clinic His son John Wood will be a speaker presenter at the Michigan State Strength Clinic his Oldtime Strongman website and Functional Hand Strength This ASAP Podcast episode made possible due to the generous support from SPECATHLETIC The Sports Flooring Professionals with the industry best Regupol floors img class asset asset-image at-xid-6a00d83453dfa869e20240a49f945e200d image-full img-responsive title Spec athletic src https nextlevelfitness typepad com a 6a00d83453dfa869e20240a49f945e200d-800wi alt Spec athletic border 0 Kevin Cassidy Regional Manager SPECAthletic com614-736-1533email kevin specathletic com

Released 1/14/2020

Ohio State Football Coach Ryan Day Presented Mickey Marotti With Game Ball Post Michigan State Game

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Following the game Buckeye Head Coach Ryan Day presented the Buckeyes head strength and conditioning Coach Mickey Marotti with the game ball stating that he s the guy this whole thing is built upon He s the backbone the blood that runs through this whole program And to say that we re tough it s beacause of him and his strength staff and all the work that they put in with these Buckeyes img src https nextlevelfitness typepad com a 6a00d83453dfa869e20240a4c27c1d200d-pi alt width 257 height 171 Coach Mick Marotti right with Parris Campbell watching SBJ at a recent PRO-DAY The Michigan State Spartans ranked 25 came into Ohio Stadium with one thought in mind Knock off the 4 ranked Ohio State Buckeyes MSU Coach Mark Dantonio knows how it can be done He and his MSU squad had done it before and certainly believed it could be done again And with only a three point deficit after the first quarter Michigan State with their much vaunted and respected defense had to feel that they could keep things tight Then Ohio State stumbled on capitalizing on turnovers Third down conversions didn t gel Michigan State played their patented tough-as-nails Spartan D However the Spartan offense struggled to get a foothold against a Buckeye defense that is extremely stingy in their own right In fact OSU defensive line coach Larry Johnson has been cranking out a ton of talent lately Past stars Joey Bosa Nick Bosa Sam Hubbard and now Chase Young are all members or former members of Johnson s rushmen crew If you can t find ways to score on these guys it s just a matter of time before the Ohio State offense loaded with speed and size that can strike at almost anytime will put up enough points to win the contest Following the game Buckeye Head Coach Ryan Day presented the Buckeyes head strength and conditioning Coach Mickey Marotti with the game ball stating that he s the guy this whole thing is built upon He s the backbone the blood that runs through this whole program And to say that we re tough it s beacause of him and his strength staff and all the work that they put in with these Buckeyes

Released 11/03/2019

ASAP Podcast With Tennessee Vols Director Of Olympic Sports Performance Dan Wirth

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This ASAP Podcast is sponsored by Pitshark Strength Training Equipment Pitshark Today s ASAP Podcast was recorded at the Brenda Lawson Training Center on the campus of The University of Tennessee with the Director of Olympic Sports Performance strength and conditioning expert Coach Dan Wirth Coach Wirth discusses the eye popping training center utilized by the Olympic sport team at Tennessee Vols He also details all of the sports science technology applications being used at Tennessee For example the TEAMBUILDR Online Strength and Conditioning Software and the TRX MAPS powered by PHYSMOTO

Released 10/18/2019

ASAP Podcast With Duke Football Asst Sports Performance Coach Drew McDuffie

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ASAP Athletic Strength And Power rolled back into Durham North Carolina to check in with the Duke University Football program strength and conditioning program and Head Strength Coach Noel Durfey While we were there for this trip we cornered the guy who works with the Duke quarterbacks Assistant Sports Performance for Football Coach Drew McDuffie We have to think that he s been doing a great job there he started perfecting his craft while working with the Clemson Tigers and after working tirelessly with the 6th pick overall in the 2019 NFL Draft Daniel Jones we definitely took notice So check out this ASAP PODCAST with Coach Drew McDuffie photo right Today s podcast is brought to you by SPECATHLETIC The sports flooring with the highly acclaimed Regupol technology

Released 9/03/2019

ASAP Podcast With Kim Wood Cincinnati Bengals Retired Strength Coach

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ASAP PODCASTER Ed Cicale traveled up the Clifton incline toward The University of Cincinnati where just down the road lives retired strength coach Kim Wood He spent over thirty years with the Cincinnati Bengals and hung around with the legendary NFL coaching great Paul Brown Coach Wood is still a huge fan of the game and has a great grasp on what s going on in the NFL In addition he continues to spread the strength training gospel at his annual strength gathering held in Cincinnati ohio every summer And again tghis summer on July 20 21 it will be held at The Micro Mini Cinema Theater in Cincinnati s Over the Rhine section Admission is free to members of the Iron League www ironleague com Though he s not in the Cincinnati Bengal weightroom anymore retired Cincinnati Bengal Coach Kim Wood still has iron in the fire He still lives strength training He still has one of the finest home gyms that you ll ever see still has strength training apparatus in every room of his home and deck and still has tons of books magazines and documents throughout his home pertaining to strength development And he s still putting on strength training clinics In fact he has another one coming up on July 20 21st 2019 img class asset asset-image at-xid-6a00d83453dfa869e2017c38217cf3970b title Kim wood src https nextlevelfitness typepad com a 6a00d83453dfa869e2017c38217cf3970b-120wi alt Kim wood In this podcast Athletic Strength And Power catches up with the legendary coach and his four Shih Tsu dogs and gets all the pertinent information on the upcoming clinic

Released 5/28/2019

ASAP Podcast With Dr Ken Leistner February 2009

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ASAP Athletic Strength And Power recently check out the strength and conditioning clinic at Michigan State In fact that s where we caught up with Dr Ken Leistner Leistner has written about training in publications like Physical Development H I T Newsletter HardTraining Powerlifting USA and his own The Steel Tip Newsletter He s also an entertaining speaker at strength and conditioning clinics img src https nextlevelfitness typepad com a 6a00d83453dfa869e201116861eef7970c-pi alt width 360 height 292 All Rights Reserved Copyright 2009 Athletic Strength And Power www athleticstrengthandpower com blogpost and podcast by Ed Cicale Lead in Music Somebody Glenn Frey Joe Walsh Eagles The Long Road Out of Eden

Released 4/09/2019

ASAP Podcast 3 With S C Coach Scott Greenawalt South Carolina Gamecocks Basketball

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University of South Carolina Director of Basketball Strength Training Scott Greenawalt joins ASAP Podcast guy Ed Cicale in this discussion on strength training for basketball This is Scott s 3rd appearance on an ASAP Podcast He always has some interesting insights into training as well as some good ideas to consider for program design Coach Greenawalt has a high interest in bringing South Carolina Gamecocks Basketball to the forefront of college basketball and that 2017 NCAA Final Four appearance certainly drives Greenawalt and his staff to one day reach that pinnacle again He has a wealth of knowledge about basketball player development that also includes sports nutrition Gamecocks Head Basketball Coach Frank Martin entrusts in Greenawalt a coach who earns the respect of the players that he monitors on a day to day basis He s now into his 7th season in Columbia This ASAP Podcast is brought to you by The Sports Flooring Professionals at SpecAthletic

Released 12/27/2018

ASAP Podcast With University Of South Carolina Gamecocks Head Strength Coach Jeff Dillman

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Eighteen years of mistakes and eighteen years of asking questions has gotten me to where I am today Coach Jeff Dillman ASAP Athletic Strength And Power made another visit to Columbia South Carolina this summer to check in on the director of Football Strength Conditioning Jeff Dillman The first ASAP Podcast with Dillman was so popular it called for a follow-up so we headed over to the University of South Carolina s Brice-Williams Stadium a towering place that s typical of the huge stadiums encountered in SEC Football The Gamecocks football strength training center is located at the north end just a few yards from the palm trees and a line of Cockabooses that are a huge hit with the tailgating crowd on game day After a walk-thru of the strength training complex and having the opportunity to try some of the hip mobility innovations that Coach Dillman is employing Coach Dillman and I slipped into his strength office that serves as our makeshift recording studio to record this podcast I was also able to snag a few pieces of bubble gum that s piled high in an official South Carolina Gamecocks bucket We discus that and the training that has been going on at South Carolina Football In addition Jeff updated us on the huge changes that are coming with the new facility He also is very pleased with the addition of Kristin Coggin who coach refers to as a game changer We try to do simple better Coach Dillman ASAP PODCAST with Coach Jeff Dillman sponsored by Pit Shark Strength Training Equipment Things are looking up and bigger for the Gamecocks In just a few months they ll be transitioning to their new facility And it s going to be serious Things are looking up and bigger for the Gamecocks In just a few months they ll be transitioning to their new facility And it s going to be serious Before long the Sorin gang will be doing a new install of their world famous Sorinex strength equipment And look out this is going to be the real deal set-up

Released 10/01/2018

ASAP Podcast With Coach Steve Bliss Ohio State Football s First Head Strength Coach

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About forty years ago Ohio State s legendary Head Football Coach Woody Hayes had discovered some members of his Buckeye football squad experimenting with some weight training while down in Coral Gables Florida Several members of the Buckeyes were hanging around after a practice in a weight room with some Miami Hurricanes football players while on a Sugar Bowl game team trip The players were actually delaying the bus trip back to the team hotel Anyway Coach Hayes did some investigating that day and ended up getting the name of the Hurricanes strength coordinator Steve Bliss Check out today s ASAP Podcast with Coach Steve Bliss and find out how the strength program at Ohio State was founded Coach Bliss created a Master s Degree granting program with graduate assistant coaches to train the Buckeyes Ted Lambrinides Ken Mannie Chip Morton Rick Spielman Julie Plank Mike Medves Don Moxley Mark Asanovich and of course Ohio State s Assistant Athletic Director for Football Sports Performance Mickey Marotti were just a few of the men and women who benefited from Steve Bliss s program Today s ASAP Podcast is sponsored by SPECATHLETIC Give Kevin Cassidy a call and find out how to get Regapol floor in your training complex

Released 9/04/2018

ASAP Podcast With Head Strength Coach Molly Binetti South Carolina Gamecocks Women s Basketball

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ASAP Athletic Strength And Power headed to Columbia South Carolina to check in with the new University of South Carolina Womens Basketball Strength and Conditioning Coach Molly Binetti She arrived just in time to get the summer training program off and running as the USC Gamecocks prep for their 2018-19 season Within the South Carolina Basketball complex Coach Binetti has her office inside the strength and conditioning center that s convenient to the team s nutrition and dining area right down the hall at Colonial Life Arena Coach Binetti has infectious enthusiasm and is driven by a very competitive winning spirit She knows the ultimate team goals of the program are laser focused on winning and that s why she s so fixated the details of her team s training regimen This NCAA women s program is just a year and a half removed from winning the National Championship It s Big Time in Columbia SC Listen in to today s podcast sponsored by SpecAthletic and their Regapol sports flooring and find out how Coach Molly Binetti is preparing the South Carolina Gamecocks for the coming season img src http nextlevelfitness typepad com a 6a00d83453dfa869e2022ad383a9e6200d-pi alt width 302 height 201

Released 7/24/2018

ASAP Podcast With University Of Florida Baseball And Softball Head Strength Coach Paul Chandler

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ASAP went to the top for this ASAP Baseball Strength Training Podcast We ventured down to The Swamp for this one Longtime University of Florida Gator strength and conditioning Coach Paul Chandler took a few minutes and shared some valuable information on strength and conditioning for baseball with ASAP Athletic Strength And Power Coach Chandler s office and Florida Gator s training center is located at the University of Florida s Ben Hill Griffin Stadium Find out how Coach Chandler runs his Gator Baseball and Softball training programs in this ASAP Podcast brought to you by TEAMBUILDR Paul Chandler is in his 10th season as the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator for the baseball program and in his eighth season working with the Gator softball program at the University of Florida His responsibilities include designing and implementing year-round strength speed and conditioning workouts for the Gators in the Griffin Oakley Strength and Conditioning Center Chandler guides each student-athlete through an individual training program designed to enhance strength as well as explosive power speed agility endurance coordination balance flexibility and mental toughness Chandler previously assisted in the design organization and execution of strength and conditioning program for the Gator football team He was part of the staff for the 2006 squad that brought home the school s second national championship and seventh SEC title At Florida Chandler manages and organizes student-athletes data organizes and administers weight room scheduling purchasing and maintenance and assists in the planning of the strength and conditioning all-sports clinics and camps He also helps with the mentoring of the strength and conditioning interns Prior to his return to Gainesville in January 2010 Chandler was a strength and conditioning coordinator at West Virginia for two years working primarily with the Mountaineer football and baseball teams Chandler went to Morgantown after a three-year stint at Florida as a strength and conditioning assistant coach for two years and as an intern for one In that capacity he worked with Gator football throwers for the women s track team and oversaw the strength and conditioning program for members of UF s men s and women s swimming programs BASEBALL ACCOLADES 2017 National Champions Seven College World Series Appearances 2010-11-12-15-16-17-18 Five SEC Championships 2010-11-14-17-18 14 MLB Big League Players WVU and UF since 2010 74 Total MLB Draft picks 24 All-America Selections 37 All-SEC Selections P Brady Singer UF 2016-18 2018 SEC Pitcher of the Year 2018 Dick Howser Trophy winner 2018 Baseball America and D1baseball com Player of the Year 3B Jonathan India UF 2016-18 2018 SEC Player of the Year 2018 Consensus First Team All-American C Mike Zunino UF 2010-12 2011 SEC Player of the Year 2012 Dick Howser Trophy winner 2012 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award winner 2012 Johnny Bench Award winner P 1B Brian Johnson UF 2010-12 2012 John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year winner SOFTBALL ACCOLADES 2014 2015 National Champions Five Women s College World Series Appearances 2013-14-15-17-18 Five SEC Championships 2013-15-16-17-18 20 All-America Selections 30 All-SEC Selections P Lauren Haeger UF 2012-15 2015 Honda Sports Award USA Softball National Collegiate Player of the Year WCWS Most Outstanding Player P Kelly Barnhill UF 2016-present 2017 ESPY Best Female Collegiate Athlete 2017 espnW Player of the Year 2017 Honda Sports Award 2017 USA Softball National Collegiate Player of the Year

Released 7/18/2018

ASAP At Wake Forest Football With Head Strength Coach Brandon Hourigan

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Big things are happening at Wake Forest University especially with Brandon Hourigan at the helm The Director of Sports Performance for Football is beginning his sixth year in Winston Salem where the football program is coming off another very successful season that ended with a bowl victory over Texas A M Coach Hourigan is enjoying every bit of the action there in North Carolina and with the construction that s under way of the new sports performance center things are going to get even better The structure will contain new weight room training centers for football Olympic sports and the basketball teams as well In addition there will be meeting rooms coaches offices and nutrition areas Take notice the Deacs are about to get better This ASAP PODCAST is sponsored by PLAE The World s Most Advanced Sports Flooring Podcast Topics Off-Season Training Sports Nutrition Workout structure new facility upgrades img src http plae us alt img src https www google com url sa i rct j q esrc s source images cd cad rja uact 8 ved 2ahUKEwjntevx8pDcAhWqyoMKHSBVAwsQjRx6BAgBEAU url https 3A 2F 2Fwww ausleisure com au 2Fsuppliers 2Fplae 2F psig AOvVaw3fH3tKcXOlnTGYMPTXR5G0 ust 1531187158176702 alt img src AthleticStrengthAndPower episode alt img src http nextlevelfitness typepad com a 6a00d83453dfa869e2022ad37fa3bc200d-pi alt width 550 height 218

Released 7/08/2018

Louisville Cardinals Basketball Strength Training With Head Strength Coach Andy Kettler

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ASAP launched out back on the road I-71 South to Louisville Kentucky That s where the University of Louisville Cardinals are and they train at the Yum Center Basketball Complex in the heart of the sprawling UL athletics region There s a new basketball coach in town Chris Mack who compiled several stellar seasons at Xavier University in Cincinnati Ohio We got to speak to the coach while he took a breather at the Cardinals Basketball Camp Coach Mack takes over this Louisville program knows that it s all about winning Tons of tradition banners 38 NCAA Tournament appearances and of course two National Championships When Mack arrived on campus he wanted to get someone to run his squad s strength training program So he hired a fellow Cincinnati St Xavier High School alum Andy Kettler who had been coaching with West Virginia Mountaineers Head Coach Bob Huggins for the past 10 years Andy has joined ASAP Athletic Strength And Power for a few podcasts one of which was from The Final Four Indianapolis Today s ASAP Podcast is brought to you by TheDifferenceUSA The Ultimate Striking Machine ATTACKandDOMINATE img src https thedifferenceusa com product images uploaded images banner-features2 jpg alt banner-features2 jpg width 465 height 222

Released 7/05/2018

ASAP Podcast At Duke Football With Head Strength Conditioning Coach Noel Durfey

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Durham North Carolina Bull City Duke Blue Devils One of the stops on the ASAP Summer Road Show is at Duke University The school is an American treasure Athletics has been a mainstay at Duke for over 100 years and their football squad is currently coached by David Cutcliffe who is known as a great offensiove mind Coach Cut was one of the featured football analysts during last year s college football national championship with Alabama defeating Auburn in overtime When Cutcliffe was offered the coaching job at Duke in 2007 he called on Noel Durfey to direct the strength and conditioning program for the Duke Blue Devils In this ASAP Podcast Noel and I discussed that big day and some strength training topics as well This ASAP Podcast is brought to you by Pit Shark Strength Training Equipment

Released 6/27/2018

North Carolina State University Nate Brookreson Dir Of Strength Conditioning Olympic Sports Craig Turner

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The ASAP Road Show was at it again This time we ventured down to Raleigh North Carolina to talk to the NCSU Director of Strength Conditioning for Olympic Sports Nate Brookreson Nate was able to share a lot of information about RPE Rate of Perceived Exertion and also about the markers that they use when The ASAP Road Show was at it again This time we ventured down to Raleigh North Carolina to talk to the NCSU Director of Strength Conditioning for Olympic Sports Nate Brookreson Nate was able to share a lot of information about RPE Rate of Perceived Exertion and also about the markers that they use when analyzing performance training We also had a chance to conduct this podcast with Craig Turner who is originally from Oldham England He holds both his BS Hons in science and football as well as a PhD an investigation into the sleeping patterns of youth soccer players during the competitive season from Liverpool John Moores University UK Additionally Craig is a certified strength conditioning coach NSCA a BASES accredited sport exercise scientist This ASAP Podcast is sponsored by SpecAthletic SPECathletic The Sports Flooring Professional featureing Regapol Technology www specathletic com img src http specathletic com alt img src http nextlevelfitness typepad com a 6a00d83453dfa869e2022ad3818622200d-300wi alt width 300 height 300

Released 6/18/2018

Purdue Boilermaker Football Strength Training ASAP Podcast With Coach Justin Lovett

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We headed north on I-65 out of Indianapolis After a couple of back roads ASAP arrived on the scene in West Lafayette and the campus of Purdue University well known for its engineering curricula It s a prestigious university with stringent academic standards It s also an original member of the Big Ten Conference though known as the Western Conference in 1896 so they ve been playing football there for a long time Recently the Boilermakers have had a resurgence under their head coach Jeff Brohm who has the team s and fan s attention especially after a seven win inaugural season and a Bowl victory over the Arizona Wildcats That kind of turnaround doesn t get accomplished without a serious training regimen Enter Purdue s Director of Football Strength Conditioning Justin Lovett He s embraced his opportunity under Coach Brohm and has the Boilermakers going full steam ahead in their brand new football performance center ASAP Athletic Strength And Power had to check it out The place is astounding and the training is real I sat down in Coach Lovett s office and fired up the recorder for this ASAP Podcast technical difficulty with the recording and gained some insight into this up and coming Big Ten program This podcast is brought to you by one of our longtime partners TEAMBUILDR teambuildr

Released 6/03/2018

The ASAP Mary Wineberg Olympic Gold Podcast Re-release 2018

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One of our most popularly downloaded ASAP Podcasts has been our inspirational conversation with Olympian and gold medalist Mary Wineberg Originally this recording was released in three parts on the ASAP Athletic Strength And Power website Today for the first time this motivational interview is being released as a one part format digitally remastered version Go for the Gold img src http www athleticstrengthandpower com images 2008 10 02 oie dsc 0241 2 jpg alt width 600 height 398 img src http nextlevelfitness typepad com shared image html photos uncategorized 2008 10 04 dsc 0250 2 jpg alt img src http www athleticstrengthandpower com images 2008 10 04 dsc 0250 2 jpg alt width 600 height 398 img src http nextlevelfitness typepad com shared image html photos uncategorized 2008 10 04 dsc 0250 2 jpg alt Mary Wineberg flanked on the left by former Cincinnati Bearcat team captain and presently ASAP Northern Kentucky Owner Doug Monaghan and on the right that s the former 7 year NFL veteran Super Bowl Rocky Boiman

Released 4/10/2018

ASAP Podcast With Ohio State Football Physical Therapist Adam Stewart

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ASAP Podcast with Ohio State Football Head Physical Therapist Adam Stewart ASAP visited The Ohio State Football in February and caught Adam Stewart right before he had to head to a lecture hall to instruct a class Adam explained how a physical therapist is involved with the team and what goes on during the off-season with the players He also shares his thoughts on what the intangibles are for doing his job with the Buckeyes This ASAP Podcast is sponsored by Pit Shark Strength Training Equipment img src http nextlevelfitness typepad com a 6a00d83453dfa869e201b7c91fb227970b-pi alt width 381 height 254

Released 2/26/2018