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Recap: Premier Advanced Training Program

40 athletes took part in our Premier Advanced Training Program this past winter between both of our PowerStrength locations. Our Premier Program is typically reserved for athletes who have PSTS training experience and want to take their training and focus to the next level – which includes higher production, optimizing potential, and earning the opportunity/scholarship […]

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Woodruff, Grandville Baseball, Earns Award

Athlete Member of the Month was earned by Nate Woodruff of Grandville! This dude has been consistent in his training and always attacks the work as he prepares for the Baseball season. Over the past 3-months, he’s nearly doubled his chin-ups and did the same number of push-ups with an added 20-pound chain. He added 4 […]

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Soccer Standout Adds Speed and Quickness

High School soccer standout, Baxter Baas (EGR) has worked hard to add speed and quickness. With his quiet demeanor, Baxter consistently shows up 3x per week and absolutely dominates his sessions! The effort and energy that Baxter brings on a daily basis to push himself and get better really spoke volumes during his last testing […]

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East Grand Rapids Lacrosse, Big Improvements

Members of the East Grand Rapids lacrosse team have been working hard getting stronger and improving their speed and agility. Here are the dudes hitting some angles in a recent change of direction drill. They train 2 sessions per week and in just 56 days since they started they have built some incredible results so […]

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Char Willekes, walking-on at MSU with his brother!

Athlete of the Month was earned by Char Willekes! Char trained with us back in the day and he returned 8-months ago on a focused mission. His mission was to walk on at MSU, with his brother Kenny. We made him really EARN it and he answered the call. Since then he’s been training 4-5x […]

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Football Athlete gains 20 pounds and gets faster!

Athlete of the Month was earned by Alex Karas of Rockford! Alex trained 3x/week this winter in our Premier group and his results have been outstanding. He gained nearly 20 pounds while becoming faster, stronger, and a more durable athlete! He added 30 push-ups to his PR, gained 4 chin-ups, and added 4” to his broad […]

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Football player adds pounds to bench press and gets faster!

Athlete of the Month was earned by Adam Gill of FHN! Adam first came to us a year ago looking to get bigger and faster. He trained through his baseball season and the summer for his senior football season. In the last 3-months Adam stepped it up – he trained 3x/week in our Premier group […]

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From “petrified” of the gym, to training 4x/week!

Congratulations Sandy Grzybek – Our PowerStrength East Member of the Month! “Before PowerStrength I had not been working out and certainly had NEVER belonged to any gym. In fact, I was petrified of going into ‘places like that’! After having gone through several stressful family type events, then a bit of a medical scare for […]

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Are You Getting Results? Here’s how to tell…

An integral part of our athlete training is performance testing. New athletes are tested in relative strength, speed, power, and body composition when they begin, and all of our athletes are tested before the start of each sports season to track results. When we say performance testing we are not referring to common “1-rep max” […]

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Football Players Earn College Opportunities

The annual The National Signing Day Event took place on February 6th at Celebration Cinema for local athletes who are going on to play college football. Hosted by ESPN 96.1, this annual event is always a special day for West Michigan athletes. Even with the early signing period that happens in December now, it’s a […]

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