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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Being a huge fan of unconventional training, I recently decided to try Mark de Grasse’s new product, an online workout program titled Megamad Essentials. I must say, I am thoroughly impressed! Utilizing sandbags, kettlebells and bodyweight exercises Mark delivers a fat burning, core crushing workout that will get you in killer shape fast! The […]
An often overlooked component of athletic development is mobility. In their desire for strength most high school athletes and coaches rarely perform a proper warm up and/or cool down instead choosing to jump right in to their workout and start crushing the weights. This is a huge mistake as the athlete will not only perform […]
What’s your 40? this is a wildly popular question among scholastic aged athletes today. Speed is made up of two components-stride frequency and stride length. To run faster you must improve your stride frequency and/or your stride length. Below I will look into the benefits of both and give you some tips to run a […]
Why young athletes should play multiple sports The last several years I have witnessed a disturbing trend among local high school coaches here in Tampa. There is a tendency to limit their athletes to one sport so as to “specialize” and maximize their potential in whatever sport they play. This is not limited […]
The Bench Press is a wildly popular exercise among gym goers and athletes alike. Unfortunately, most perform this exercise incorrectly thus being stuck pressing the same weight year in and year out or worse putting themselves at risk for injury. During my days teaching PE at Plant High School I can’t tell you […]
It is believed that sandbags have been used in fitness training for at least hundreds (if not thousands) of years; this makes sandbags one of the oldest forms of fitness training in existence today. And while sandbags have certainly evolved in their design and quality over the centuries, the basic principals behind them remain the […]