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From organization to weight room management. The Gopher Performance blog offers a variety of content for managing your weight room facility.

9 Oct 2018

7 Keys to Weight Room Organization

2018-10-09T14:37:14+00:00By |

I take a lot of pride in my weight room. Maintaining the equipment that we've purchased and keeping it organized is incredibly important to me. Here are 7 weight room organization tips that I use to keep it looking new.

28 Jun 2018

High School Weight Room Scheduling and Workouts For Efficiency

2018-07-24T14:58:40+00:00By |

When most high school strength & conditioning coaches start out in the field, their goal is to establish a sound program within their school and one where all teams are involved.  When starting from scratch or starting a new program, most begin with a few sports and then build from there as the program grows.  [...]

11 May 2018

Time Management in the Weight Room

2018-05-11T10:42:43+00:00By |

My sophomore year in High School I took a careers test, like all of us have done.  I was rather confused when my results came back and indicated that I would make a great air traffic controller.  I thought that was about as far from what I wanted to do in life I quickly dismissed [...]

4 May 2018

6 Steps for Weight Room Management: Get in, Get Strong, and Get out

2018-06-05T08:54:20+00:00By |

Designing group workouts in a facility that caters to personal training, members, and group training takes some careful pre-planning and thought.  The program needs to be structured to maximize work time and minimize rest time.  This also needs to be done in a way to keep equipment available for members and personal training clients, but [...]

27 Jun 2017

Turf in the Weight Room: How It Can Benefit Your Program

2018-08-28T16:46:02+00:00By |

https://gopher.wistia.com/medias/uov6fb9h43?embedType=iframe&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800   Adding Turf in the Weight Room, From Start To Finish Here is Pt. II of our video series with Wayzata HS Head Strength Coach Ryan Johnson. In our first video here, we covered their new weight room and the how and why behind it's design and function. Today, we're digging deeper into The [...]

20 Jun 2017

How to Build a Positive Team Culture

2018-06-25T12:11:53+00:00By |

Building a positive team culture provides a foundation of integrity, loyalty, and work ethic that can permeate throughout a program. Ever been on a team consumed with negativity, poor leadership and conflict? That kind of environment can be very frustrating.  Considering no matter how hard the athletes train, poor team culture seems to continuously interfere with consistency and performance. [...]

13 Jun 2017

Managing Large Workout Groups In A Less-Than-Large Weight Room

2018-06-25T12:10:25+00:00By |

One of the biggest challenges that high school strength coaches have to deal with is working with large groups of students and athletes.  Trying to figure out the best way for a large group to get in an effective workout in a weight room is tough for most of us.  Almost all high school strength [...]

31 May 2017

Weight Room Design: Perennial Athletic Powerhouse Wayzata High School

2018-06-25T12:12:33+00:00By |

Wayzata High School debuts their new and improved weight room, which now offers more open space, and updated equipment. This welcoming, and spacious floor plan draws athletes in by offering more personalized training sessions with Coach Ryan Johnson. With this new layout, the equipment is now strategically placed around the room, freeing space and providing [...]