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From Inspired to Inspiring – VanSickle’s Road to Big Ten Football

On a spring Wednesday afternoon, Gabe VanSickle was in the gym at PowerStrength’s Alpine location honing his skills. ‘Big Gabe’ stands 6’5” tall and weighs over 300 pounds. On that late April day, there were 3 younger athletes training alongside him, each with multiple years of high school in front of them. Every session at […]

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3-Sport Athlete Transforms, Train’s Year-Round

Mason Conklin had seen others elevate their game and transform at PowerStrength. Finally, the Sparta High School junior was able to convince his parents to send him to West Michigan’s top training facility. Conklin plays 3 sports for the Spartans: football, basketball, and this spring joining the track team for the first time. He started […]

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Aquinas Volleyball Gains Edge With Off-Season Training Program

Strength and conditioning at the small college level can be challenging. Most schools do not have a position that focuses specifically on physical conditioning. At many schools the head coach of each sport is in charge of the teams strength training. At Aquinas College, the women’s volleyball program, under the direction of head coach Ryan […]

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Local NFL Hopeful Transforms, Impresses at Pro Day

Ben Farrell has been an underdog before. The 2019 NorthPointe Christian High School graduate went to Cornerstone University as a member of the golf team as a freshman. He eventually made the switch to football and found his way to Indiana Wesleyan – where he played 3 years on the offensive line for the Wildcats. […]

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After Years of Dedication, Fortino Prepares for College Football

The majority of young football players dream of two big goals – win a high school football state championship and earn the opportunity to play in college. Drew Fortino achieved both after winning a state championship with Forest Hills Central and committing to the roster at Kalamazoo College.  A dream from childhood, Drew really got […]

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Rockford Youth Lacrosse Athletes Ready for Season, Success

Several dedicated members of the Rockford Youth Lacrosse program returned to PowerStrength to build a solid foundation of strength and athleticism to prepare for the upcoming season. For the past few years, this program has made the structured training program a priority and secure time-slots just for their ahletes – and more and more athletes […]

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Better Than Ever after ACL Rehab- Volleyball Player is Faster, Stronger, and Jumping Higher

When Kamryn VanWoerkom started at PowerStrength Training Systems in early 2023, she thought she would walk a path like so many athletes that enter the PSTS doors. Work hard, trust the recipe for success, and become a better and more confident athlete. While her destination remained similar – Kamryn’s journey has definitely been different. After […]

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Brzozowski Raises His Game at PowerStrength, Achieves Goal

Tyler Brzozowski embodies what it means to lead from the front. He wanted to play football at the collegiate level and understood what he had to do to make that happen. That’s why he came to PowerStrength Training Systems during his junior year at Comstock Park High School. “I saw (PSTS) on social media and […]

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FHN Baseball Prepared for Success After Intense Specific Training at PowerStrength

Members of the Forest Hills Northern baseball team are filled with the anticipation of what a new season will bring. This year, however, the excitement isn’t just about stepping onto the field, it’s about the hard work and dedication the team has put into transforming themselves off the field. With a rigorous off-season team training […]

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Rockford Lacrosse Displays Drive, Earns Big Results at PowerStrength

The Rockford boys lacrosse team wasn’t satisfied with the way the 2023 season ended, so the Rams spent the winter coming to PowerStrength Training Systems to get better. “I am very excited,” Rockford senior defensive midfielder Sean Kuzma said. “I think we have all taken massive leaps this year. I’ve seen kids who haven’t worked […]

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