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15
Jun

Take Your Squat to Another Level

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Devoting time to a regular exercise routine every week can be challenging. Other responsibilities like family, career and/or education can leave little time for the gym. That’s why workout efficiency is an important part of a long term training program.   One way to help you be more efficient during your workout is utilizing compound […]

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08
May

Stick Mobility Benefits

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Mobility There’s more to fitness than lifting weights and gaining strength. Mobility is an essential part of any workout. Being mobile is a crucial aspect of being healthy. If we are not able to move a joint freely through its full range of motion, then we are putting ourselves at an increased risk of injury, […]

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05
Feb

Cardio & Strength Building Battle Ropes Workout

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Battle ropes are becoming more popular in gyms across the country thanks to the comprehensive health benefits they provide.  First, they’re an effective tool for improving cardiorespiratory fitness.  In fact, a 2015 study states that just 10 minutes of vigorous battle ropes training meets previously established thresholds for improving cardio fitness.   In addition to their […]

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20
Jan

Mobility Class Coming SOON to Tampa Strength

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We are happy to announce that we are going to offer a group mobility class starting February 6, 2018 at 6pm.The class will continue to be on Tuesdays at 6 after that. This class will help you move better and feel better. Mobility is a critical piece of any training program for a healthy active […]

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16
Jan

The Best Workout for Your Golf Game

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You want the best workout for your golf game? Then you need the right mix of movements. Just like golfing itself, the best workout requires a mix of skill, coordination, and muscle. You need to start with THIS workout.

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13
Jan

Golf Training Systems Kettlebell Workout

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Everyone has heard of kettlebells at this point. While they can be used for standard exercises (like presses, squats, lunges, etc.), the shape and unique weight distribution of the kettlebell makes them ideal for ballistic training. Ballistic training involves powerful, explosive movements to move the weight from one point to another. This motion requires full […]

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28
Dec

Golf Training Systems Sandbag Workout

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If you haven’t incorporated sandbag training into your fitness plan, you are really missing out. It’s unique design helps the user improve flexibility, increase grip strength and build core muscles. Those are just a few of the benefits that this type of training perfect for golfers.   The workout below is taken from Tampa Strength’s online […]

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14
Dec

Golf Training Systems TRX Workout

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You don’t need a barbell, stacked with plates to improve your fitness. TRX training is an innovative form of exercise that uses suspension bands to build strength, balance, flexibility and stability. Increasing these aspects of your fitness will help you feel better. They will also increase how well you swing a golf club.   The […]

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19
Nov

Golf Training Systems Mobility Workout

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Mobility is a huge part of the training we provide at Tampa Strength. Attempting to build strength with improper movements is a quick way to injury yourself.   The mobility workout below is taken from Tampa Strength’s online golf training program. The video may be geared towards golfers, but the mobility movements/exercises it contains can […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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