Salem Football Team Works Year-Round to Maintain Strength

Heavy-breathing exhaustion compounded with aches and pains – nothing any high school football player wants to experience late in a game, let alone during a playoff run.

To avoid those kinds of problems in six months, teenagers are clanking weights in preparation for a 10-week regular and six-week postseason.

In addition to strength training, players do agility and movement drills to stay in shape, says Salem High School head football coach Ron Johnson.

Read more in John Vargo’s story HERE.

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