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20
Nov

Three Exercises to Add Distance to Your Golf Game

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Three Exercises to Add Distance to Your Golf Game Golf has evolved over the years. Watch coverage on television and you’ll soon realize just how much the game has changed. Success is contingent on the player’s power, speed, and accuracy. As the players gain more power and the courses become more challenging, many are left […]

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31
Oct

Is Weight Training Bad for Your Golf Game?

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Is Weight Training Bad for Your Golf Game? For decades, golfers avoided the gym, convinced that weight and resistance training would bulk them up too much, leaving them with tight muscles and reduced flexibility.   Sure, weight training could help improve their strength, but at what cost to their golf swing?  But times have changed and […]

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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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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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18
Sep

Megamad Essentials Workout Program Review

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  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 […]

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15
Sep

Ropes and Rings 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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07
Aug

Strengthen those Glutes for a more consistent golf swing

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According to the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI), glutes are the king of golf swing. Now this should not by any means underscore the importance of abdominal or upper back strength. However, power is generated from the ground up, meaning to effectively transfer strength from the torso into the arms and eventually the club; one must […]

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04
Aug

Rory quote

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31
Jul

4 Mobility Exercises to help dominate your sport

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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 […]

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24
Jul

Invisible to do the Impossible

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24
Jul

Quick tips for a faster 40 yard dash

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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 […]

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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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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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19
Jun

Why I hate Distance Running

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    Marathons are all the rage these days, and suddenly it seems like everyone and their dog is signing up to drag their limp frames across 26.2 miles of excruciating bodily unhealthiness. Whoa, whoa, what are you thinking? Aren’t you taking that a little far? Well, maybe. But seriously, only a little. It’s great […]

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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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01
May

2 Tips to increase your Bench Press

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    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 […]

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