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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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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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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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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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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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20
Mar

Overcoming Childhood Obesity

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The obesity rate in today’s youth is climbing at an alarming rate. With the popularity of computer games and lack of physical education in our schools, many of our children fail to meet minimum fitness standards. Having taught Physical Education in Tampa, FL, it was sad to see high school students who simply could not […]

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