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Posted by Mike Gittleson on May 22, 2018 11:01:05 AM

Strength and Conditioning Coach

We are looking for experienced strength and conditioning coaches who are looking to transition from the college or professional ranks to the private sector. Candidates must be comfortable running our workout programs and working in a team environment.

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Pendulum Leg Curl

The Company

Location: Chicago, IL

Contact: careers@hardpressed.com

Hardpressed Strength was established in 2011 with a mission to teach the world how hard, simple, and effective strength training. We provide an inviting and safe environment, one-on-one coaching, and all the necessary equipment for our clients to achieve their strength goals. In 2015 we opened Hardpressed Conditioning with the same ideal, just with cardio conditioning goals in mind.

The Position Our strength coaches provided two types of services to our clientele – one-on-one coaching through our strength training program and group conditioning class instruction. Starting salary $40,000-$50,000 depending on qualifications. Opportunity to earn up to $60,000 annually depending on performance.

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We are looking for two coaches to start by July 1st. Both men and women are encouraged to apply.

  • Easy transition from the intuitional to the private sector.
  • Join a growing team of coaches in a great city.
  • Opportunities for career advancement within the company.
  • Competitive pay.
  • No direct sales.

Qualifications Undergraduate degree in exercise science or related field. Master’s degree preferred. Experience in intercollegiate strength and conditioning as an athlete, intern, GA, and/or coach. Willingness to run our exercise programs and positively contribute to our team.

Applicants must possess as part of themselves personally:

  • Outgoing, friendly, curious, enthusiastic, and emotionally intelligent.
  • Strength and fitness must play a big role in your life already.
  • Ability to think on your feet in a fast-paced environment.
  • Generally positive person.

Preferred Skills/Prior Job Experience:

  • Strength & Conditioning Coach.
  • Great communicator.
  • Hustle.
  • Basic computer skills.

Topics: Announcements, Pendulum Leg Curl, Pendulum Pulldown

Pendulum - Kuwait And All Around The World

Posted by Mike Gittleson on May 6, 2018 8:09:30 PM

Though living six thousand seven hundred and forty miles away from the United States, people in Kuwait found the best exercise equipment in the World. They ordered Pendulum strength training machines from Clare, Michigan. The new machines can be seen below assembled, checked, waiting to be wrapped for shipping. They will be Getting Strong in the Persian Gulf.

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Topics: Pendulum Utility Bench, Pendulum Combo Lat Pull, Pendulum Leg Curl, Pendulum Vertical Chest Press, Pendulum Hip Press, Pendulum Leg Extension, Pendulum 3 Way Row, Pendulum Shoulder/Incline, Pendulum Squat Pro

The Pendulum Leg Curl

Posted by Mike Gittleson on Apr 30, 2018 10:40:29 AM

The Pendulum Leg Curl's strength curve is so good that when you try it it will make you smile.

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It is well known that a hip-dominant exercise such as the stiff legged deadlift targets the proximal hamstring, whereby the lying leg curl a knee-dominant exercise, the lower or distal hamstrings.  When an athlete begins exercising on the Pendulum Leg Curl they are 'prone' in every sense of the word as they are not only facing downward, but also 'prone' to smile as they immediately feel a sensation in the posterior thigh musculature that they have never felt when using a leg curl before. 

Topics: Pendulum Leg Curl

Xavier Musketeers

Posted by Mike Gittleson on Nov 30, 2016 8:07:08 PM

Xavier University is a member of the Big East Conference and is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Musketeers Strength and Conditioning program is led by their 'outstanding'  Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Matt Jennings. Matt was a center on the North Carolina Tar Heels football team in the early 1990's.  Interestingly, he coaches at a University that their sports program no longer includes the sport of football. Matt has brought his leadership, toughness and sense of purpose to Xavier to the good fortune of their athletic program.

Xavier recently upgraded their strength and conditiong facility to Get even Stonger.

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Topics: Pendulum Leg Curl, Pendulum Pulldown, Pendulum 3 Way Row, Pendulum Grip Cart, Pendulum Hip Press, Pendulum Power Stack, Pendulum Seated Squat, Pendulum Leg Extension, Pendulum Shoulder/Incline, Pit Shark, Pendulum Squat Pro

'Go West, Young Man, Go West'

Posted by Mike Gittleson on Sep 22, 2016 8:58:49 AM

West Virginia football started in 1891, since then they have accumulated a 727–482–45 record and rank 14th in victories among NCAA FBS programs. They have a rich tradition in coaching from Clarence Spears, Art "Pappy" Lewis, Bobby Bowden, Don Nehlen, Rich Rodriguez and Dana Holgorsen. The Mountaineer's are known for their quickness, overall team speed and hard play, much of which can be attributed to their 'Master' Strength and Conditioning Director, Mike Joesph and his Staff. Mike oversees one of the great strength programs and facilities in the United States. 

20160909_115754.jpgPendulum 5 Way Head and Neck Machines

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Pendulum Seated Squats

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Pendulum Hip Presses

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Pendulum 3 Way Rows

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Pendulum Lat Combo Pulldowns

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Pendulum Leg Curls

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Pendulum Leg Extension

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Pendulum Reverse Glute/Ham an Squat Pro's

Topics: Pendulum Leg Curl, Pendulum 3 Way Row, Pendulum Gripper, Pendulum Hip Press, Pendulum 5 Way Neck, Pendulum Reverse Glute/Ham, Pendulum Pulldown, Pendulum Combo Lat Pull, Pendulum Seated Squat, Pendulum Squat Pro, Pendulum Glute-ham

Tools

Posted by Mike Gittleson on Sep 10, 2016 6:26:04 PM

Sport requires year-round training for excellence. Practicing and playing with limited time off heightens the risk of injury. Programs with numerous tools for training allow an athlete to increase strength and remain strong by addressing each issue that may arise.

West Virginia's men's and women's basketball program use many different exercise devices to train their athletes. Having a variety of tools keeps and Gets them Strong.

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20160909_093841.jpgThe Pendulum Reverse Glute/Ham

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The Pendulum 5 Way Head and Neck

20160909_093938.jpgThe Pendulum Leg Curl

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The Pendulum Row and Hip Presses

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Pendulum Grippers

 

 

Topics: Pendulum Leg Curl, Strength, Pendulum 3 Way Row, Pendulum Hip Press, Pendulum Seated Squat, Pendulum Reverse Glute/Ham, Pendulum Gripper, Pendulum 5 Way Neck

Alma College Weight Room

Posted by Mike Gittleson on Aug 26, 2016 11:53:04 AM

NFL Hall of Famer George Allen, Denny Stolz, College football Hall of Famer Bob Devaney are just a few of the greats that played football at Alma College.  Located in Alma, Michigan, the 'Scots' installed Pendulum strength equipment to keep and Get their athletes Strong.

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Topics: Pendulum Leg Curl, Announcements, Pendulum Hip Press, Pendulum Power Stack, Pendulum 5 Way Neck, Pendulum Rack System, Pendulum Squat Pro

Rutgers University Weight Room

Posted by Mike Gittleson on Mar 30, 2016 6:03:33 PM

Rutgers University adds Pendulum strength training equipment to Get Strong.

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Pendulum 4 Way Neck Machines

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Pendulum Hip Presses

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Pendulum 4 Way Head and Neck Machines

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Pendulum Leg Curl 

 

Topics: Pendulum Leg Curl, Pendulum 5 Way Neck, Pendulum 4 Way Neck, Pendulum Hip Press

Iowa State Strength And Conditioning

Posted by Mike Gittleson on Mar 2, 2016 10:14:00 AM

Iowa State University adds more Pendulum equipment to it's strength training facility.

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Pendulum Seated Squats

Iowa State Leg Extension

Pendulum Leg Curl, Leg Extension and Reverse Glute/Ham

Iowa State Weight Room

Pendulum 3 Way Rows 

Iowa State Squat Pro

Pit Sharks and Pendulum Hip Presses

Iowa State Combo Pulldowns

Pendulum Combo Lat Pulldowns

Topics: Pendulum Leg Curl, Pendulum 5 Way Neck, Pendulum Leg Extension, Pit Shark, Pendulum Hip Press, Pendulum 3 Way Row, Pendulum Pulldown, Pendulum Squat Pro

The Leg Curl Machine

Posted by Mike Gittleson on Apr 27, 2015 10:32:00 AM

The hamstrings are involved in knee flexion and hip extension. They can be regionally targeted through exercise selection. Having a leg curl machine in your facility is important even if it is used exclusively for rehabilitation or exercising one leg at a time.

Without question the greatest leg curl machine made is the Pendulum Leg Curl. You recognize this as soon as you begin a repitition, immediately the lifter feels there is something unique about this training device.

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Topics: Pendulum Leg Curl