Sports Performance and Speed Training

16
Jan

The Best Workout for Your Golf Game

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You want the best workout for your golf game? Then you need the right mix of movements. Just like golfing itself, the best workout requires a mix of skill, coordination, and muscle. You need to start with THIS workout.

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13
Jan

Golf Training Systems Kettlebell Workout

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Everyone has heard of kettlebells at this point. While they can be used for standard exercises (like presses, squats, lunges, etc.), the shape and unique weight distribution of the kettlebell makes them ideal for ballistic training. Ballistic training involves powerful, explosive movements to move the weight from one point to another. This motion requires full […]

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28
Dec

Golf Training Systems Sandbag Workout

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If you haven’t incorporated sandbag training into your fitness plan, you are really missing out. It’s unique design helps the user improve flexibility, increase grip strength and build core muscles. Those are just a few of the benefits that this type of training perfect for golfers.   The workout below is taken from Tampa Strength’s online […]

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23
Dec

Three Training Tools That Are Guaranteed to Enhance Your Golf Game

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There are many ways to enhance your golf game. Chances are you haven’t tried them all. In the case of this list of unconventional training equipment, you may have missed an opportunity to increase your strength and conditioning with almost every item.

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20
Dec

Golf Training Systems Single Kettlebell Workout

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Everyone from athletes to soccer moms can benefit from kettlebell training. It helps develop explosive power, build strength endurance and teaches users to operate their body as single unit. These benefits are also tailor made for those individuals looking to improve their golf game.   The single kettlebell workout below is taken from Tampa Strength’s online […]

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04
Sep

Regain motivation and get back in the gym | Tampa Strength

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To boost your motivation, you need to address both the “you” and the situational elements of the equation.  Are you training for something in particular?  Do you have short-term or over arching goals? Why do you exercise? Does a coach or a training partner motivate you more than working out alone?  Does the weather play […]

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01
Aug

Basketball Performance Workout

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Basketball performance training designed to improve explosiveness, vertical jump, and basketball specific strength. Contact us to schedule a workout that will take your game to the next level.  

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05
Jul

Core Basketball Workout

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Basketball Core Workout Plank Opposite Arm, Opposite Leg T-Hold w/ Leg Raise Stir the Pots Defensive Stance Twists This circuit is specifically designed for core strength for basketball. The first exercise is a plank hold raising one leg while raising the opposite arm, this really challenges your core strength and balance. Make sure to keep […]

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22
Apr

Crush your Competition: Basketball Performance Workout

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This circuit is designed for basketball performance but could be used for other athletes as well. First is a MB Slam into a burpee. Make sure to generate most of your power from your hips on the slam. Next is a plank to push-up to t-hold. The key for this exercise is trying to keep […]

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12
Apr

Basketball: Bad defender, bad defensive stance

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As a basketball player you hear all the time that defense is about heart. Being good a defense is a choice, you just have to want to stop the opponents you’re playing from scoring. While there is a great deal of truth is these “basketball sayings”, there is another aspect that many coaches fail to […]

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12
Apr

Champion Basketball Performance

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This circuit is specifically designed for basketball performance. The first exercises is a rotational MB Slam to Side toss. Make sure to generate power from your hip on the slam and the toss. Next in the circuit in a medicine ball side lunge to pivot. After going into the side lunge pivot over the leg […]

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29
Mar

Explosive Basketball Workout

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This explosive basketball workout consists of four exercises that are specific to basketball performance but those with other motives could receive benefit from this routine as well. The first exercise is a Dynamax Ball Speed Skater into Single Leg Jump. The exercise can help with your single leg power and balance. The next exercise is a […]

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28
Mar

Are your feet holding you back from your full athletic potential?

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Your feet are a vital part of athletics and even your daily life. They are what we use to walk, run, jump, skip, hop, etc, etc. However if you have a problem with the mechanics of your foot and how it strikes the ground it cause some serious problems. If you have weak feet and […]

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21
Mar

Speed, Agility, Quickness and POSTURE: What’s the difference and why does it matter to to youth athletes?

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Speed, agility and quickness (SAQ) are all words used to describe good athletes and people who are “fast”. I have fast in quotations because “fast” is a vague word describing movement. SAQ each have different meanings that are used in specific contexts to describe movement. SAQ all have their respective roles in most sports but it […]

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14
Mar

The Benefits of Movement Based Training for Kids

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Have you ever watched a high level athlete, professional dancer, martial arts champion, or person who is really good at movement? They usually you have fluid, strong, balanced, and rhythmical movement. They don’t look rigid, slow, or awkward with their movements. It is important for human health to move, that has been well documented. It […]

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29
Feb

Youth Fitness and Mobility

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This young athlete starts out his workout by demonstrating some our basic exercises for youth fitness and mobility. He then moves to a walking plank which is a dynamic core exercise that is a staple in our programs. Further challenging the core and dynamic stabilization, is the single arm kettlebell squat. This exercise is enhancing […]

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01
Dec

The worst exercise ever!

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  Every time I walk into a commercial gym, inevitably I see some poor soul squatting on the Smith machine.  Not only is this a horrible exercise, it also is dangerous and will eventually lead to injury.  Ironically, people believe the Smith machine is safe, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. So, what is […]

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22
Nov

Tampa Personal Training-chains and kettlebells

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Changed it up and tried using chains and kettlebells in my last workout.  This workout is designed to build muscle while at the same time developing the stabilizers so you can keep making progress and build a bulletproof body.  First exercise is the incline chain press.  Same motion as an incline dumbell press-benefit is the […]

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22
Oct

She’s STRONG!

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The “She is Strong workout” uses a blend of strength and conditioning to give you a killer workout.  The workout starts with some eccentric chin ups.  Most women struggle with regular chin ups but this variation allows them to focus on the most important part of the lift, which is the lowering or eccentric part, […]

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01
Oct

Athletic Power

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Train for power with this new workout in our sports performance series.  This workout blends strength with explosive power and finishes with some conditioning so you can dominate your opponents.  First is the explosive alternating med ball push up.  Be sure to keep your core strong and explosively push off the med ball trying to […]

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