Tampa Youth Fitness

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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14
Jul

Why young athletes should participate in multiple sports

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  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 […]

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05
May

4 Unconventional Exercises to Improve your Golf Swing

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        4 Unconventional Exercises to Improve Your Golf Swing   Today’s modern golfer has come to realize the benefits of fitness to their golf swing.  Tiger Woods brought fitness in golf to the forefront.  However, its roots can be traced all the way back to Gary Player, who credits his fitness regimen […]

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23
Mar

Key Components of a Youth Fitness Program

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Constantly I am asked at what age my child should participate in a fitness program.  My answer is always the same.  No matter what age if it is a properly designed program the child would receive benefits.  When training the youth athlete the focus should not be on weight training and hypertrophy.  Their bodies are […]

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