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Tips from the pros: Train like the Detroit Lions (Video)

Weight and resistance training programs can vary from team to team, but no matter which weight room you walk into, there are some lifts that you’ll see consistently. The deadlift, power shrug, and back squat have become commonplace, and if you are going to use them, it is important that you pay attention to the details.

Ted Rath from the Detroit Lions shares his thoughts on the deadlift drops, power shrug, a different twist on the back squat, and what his athletes use to warm up before hitting the platform:

Rob Taylor is the founder and owner of SMARTER Team Training. Coach Taylor has coached and consulted with Loylola University-Maryland, Lacrosse World Cup Champion’s Team Australia, and Austraila’s 2009 World Cup Team.

He has worked with professional organizations such as the Anaheim Angels, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Mutiny, and San Antonio Silver Stars. Follow Coach Taylor on Twitter @SMARTERTeam, email him at coachtaylor@smarterteamtraining.com or vist http://smarterteamtraining.com.

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