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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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21
Aug

How Proper Hydration Affects Weight Loss Goals

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Many people abandon their fitness goals and efforts when they grow frustrated due to lack of results or progress. While factors such as diet and routine affect a person’s weight loss success, a commonly overlooked element of weight loss is proper hydration. Water makes up 70% of the human body and 80% of the human […]

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13
Aug

Diet Pills: Miracle or Misnomer?

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As a society, we seem to be at a crossroads. We have access to the biggest and best variety of food choices, yet sections of our population are struggling with obesity and poor nutritional choices.   Technology and science tells us so much about our bodies and how to maintain healthy lifestyles, but more and […]

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05
Aug

Are you Training or Working Out?

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Training and working out, same thing right? Not at all! There is a difference between these two, the biggest difference is the mindset and preparation before even entering the gym, field, court, or weight room. Even the definitions of the two words show differentiation.   Training –  : a process by which someone is taught […]

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18
Jul

The Need for Performance Training in Golf

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As with most modern sports, golf is an extremely lucrative and competitive game. Professional golfers and their amateur counterparts often spend countless hours at the driving range, perfecting numerous aspects of their swing mechanics and becoming naturally comfortable in their approach to hitting the ball. Although this has always been at the foundation of a […]

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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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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
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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12
Feb

Kettlebell Shred Basic Workout

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This workout uses basic exercises such as the deadlift, squat and walking lunge. To increase the intensity of each exercise two kettlebells are used. For the squat and lunge, the kettlebells are held in the rack position This helps recruit more muscle and burn insane amounts of fat. The workout is finished with an exercise […]

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17
Dec

Golf Performance Workout

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This golf specific workout consists of 7 exercises that are sure to enhance your athletic ability and make you a better golfer.  First is the X Band walk to Pull apart.  The X Band walk trains the glutes which are essential to the golf swing.  The Titleist Performance Institute states that the glutes are the […]

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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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18
Nov

Golf Strong

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10
Nov

Golf Performance Training

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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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15
Sep

Ropes and Rings Workout

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04
Sep

Kettle Bell Workout

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Fun and effective kettlebell workout

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28
Aug

Sandbag Workout

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This powerful sandbag workout is a great way to improve your strength and conditioning

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29
Jun

Strong is the new skinny: Why women should be lifting!

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      One of the most often mentioned reasons that women today give for not lifting weights is fear of bulking up. You or your friends may think to yourselves “I’ll get too muscular if I lift very often,” or “I’m afraid I’ll end up looking like a man if I lift weights regularly.” […]

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