Frank Wintrich relied on bodyweight training and general physical preparation to deliver a new stimulus to UCLA’s football players during the COVID-19 lock-out. Upon returning to the weight room, Wintrich went straight to the one thing the players missed the most while at home: building neck strength with the Iron Neck.
At St. Vincent Sports Performance, Jeff Richter is better preparing IndyCar drivers for the challenges on the track.Anyone who thinks IndyCar drivers aren't top level athletes, doesn’t understand the extreme challenges the body is exposed to in a racecar. Traveling at 200+ mph, banking into turns at 4-5 Gs, in a cockpit that reaches upwards of 130°, racecar drivers require a unique (high level, advanced) approach to their strength training and endurance conditioning.
A black belt out of Gracie Humaita Austin, Ash Warren has been practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for nearly two decades. As his passion for the sport has grown, he’s developed a perspective that places value on respect, hard work and community.
Mike Jolly, Founder and CEO of Iron Neck sits down with UCLA's Strength and Conditioning Coach to talk about concussion prevention, player safety, and other innovations in their football program to keep players on the field.
Resurrecting a football program is no small task. For University of Alabama at Birmingham's Director of Sports Performance, Lyle Henley, it begins with a commitment to hard work and exploring new ways to challenge his athletes in the weight room.