During the summer of 2006, the Long Beach State strength and conditioning program moved into its new 5,500 square foot facility, which features 18 weightlifting platforms and 6,000 kilograms of free weight. Overseeing the program are head strength and conditioning coach Jamie Hiegel and assistant coach Chris Whittle. At Long Beach State, athletes are exposed to techniques that will help build a character foundation necessary to succeed in life through hard work, pride, dedication, and a commitment to excellence.
Program emphasis includes:
- Mental Toughness
- Injury Prevention
All training movements are sport specific to copy a student-athlete's performance during competition. Programs are specifically designed to promote injury prevention by pre-habilitating the student athlete and allow them to match the demands of their sport.
Two of the five panels on the Long Beach State weight room wall,
the murals represents past greats from 49er History.
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Player of the Week
Raven Benton Becomes The 13th Women's Basketball Player With 1,000 Points, 500 Rebounds At The Beach
Raven Benton joined the 1,000 point-500 rebound club after notching five rebounds and 12 points at UC Davis as she helped Long Beach State to a 64-51 road win. LBSU is unbeaten to start conference play.
NEXT GAME: Thursday, January 19 at UC Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara, Calif.
LAST WEEK'S WINNER: Madison Montgomery, Women's Basketball