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24
Oct

How Self-Myofascial Release Can Improve Your Overall Performance

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How Self-Myofascial Release Can Improve Your Overall Performance So, you hit the gym or the golf course hard yesterday and were feeling great about all that you accomplished.  You even took the time to stretch, which you often forget to do.   But ever since you woke up this morning, you’ve been feeling sore and your […]

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16
Oct

The secret training method that can improve your golf game

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In the competitive world of professional golf, new training methods are constantly introduced and adapted. Some can be rightly branded as the du jour programs of the month; flashy, but with little substance or long term value or merit.   But, as of late, there have also been some remarkable breakthroughs in performance training  Due […]

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09
Oct

A Balanced Fitness Routine & Injury Prevention Begins with Nutrition

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  Proper nutrition is important for a healthy lifestyle.  It helps boost energy levels for work outs, slims the waistline, and even stimulates the production of endorphins.  But what many don’t realize, is that it also plays a valuable role in the treatment and prevention of potential injuries.   We work hard to cross-train, strengthen, […]

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03
Oct

Get Distance with the SuperSpeed Program Now at Tampa Strength

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Get distance with the SuperSpeed program now at Tampa Strength. As a golfer and golf fitness instructor, I constantly research new methods of golf swing improvement. Like most trainers, I want to give my clients the best tools and methods to improve their game. My latest discovery is the Titleist Performance Institute endorsed SuperSpeed Golf […]

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25
Sep

How Much Protein Should You Eat?

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  How much protein you should eat per day to maintain a healthy body is a much debated question.   This is one of the most common questions my South Tampa clients ask me, from athletes improving their game, to housewives who want to tone- everyone is concerned with ‘getting enough.’   For years, they told us to consume […]

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18
Sep

The fallacy of ‘The Biggest Loser’ and how to effectively train obese clients

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Now airing worldwide for its 17th season, The Biggest Loser opened the door for a plethora of discussions amongst trainers, researchers, and individuals seeking long-term solutions for weight loss. The first several years, Americans were filled with excitement at the prospect of being able to shed more than 100 pounds through change in diet and […]

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11
Sep

Why every golfer should get a TPI Screen

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More golfers, both professional and amateur, are turning to specific golf fitness programs to help give added strength, greater mobility, and overall improvement in their physical and athletic abilities with regard to their swing. Most golfers want to improve their swing consistency and shave some strokes off their scores. Fortunately, there is an entire training […]

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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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28
Aug

The Steel Mace: Adding Strength, Power, and Mobility to Your Golf Game ​

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The Steel Mace adds strength, power, and mobility to your golf game. As the athleticism of golfers steadily increases, it becomes necessary to include a whole-body conditioning and exercise plan to your golfing regimen, in order to compete on the professional and amateur levels. But, when faced with needing extra gym time, many golfers make […]

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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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24
Jul

How fitness training can keep you on the golf course

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  At first glance, golf may appear to be one of the lower impact sports. And true, you may rarely see the physical exertion one may expect from say, basketball or football, but the sport still has its share of injuries.   In fact because of the repetitive nature of golf swings, with improper movement […]

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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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22
Apr

Crush your Competition: Basketball Performance Workout

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This circuit is designed for basketball performance but could be used for other athletes as well. First is a MB Slam into a burpee. Make sure to generate most of your power from your hips on the slam. Next is a plank to push-up to t-hold. The key for this exercise is trying 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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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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07
Jan

Kettlebell Workout for Golf

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Hit it farther and increase club head speed with this kettlebell workout for golf from Tampa Strength. This workout uses kettlebells that will help the golfer develop power and consistency in their swing. First exercise is the high hip hinge power jump.  This exercise will enable you to maintain posture through out your swing and […]

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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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