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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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14
May

Healthy Easy Recipes

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Healthy Easy Recipes It’s ALL about quick and easy recipes, especially during the busy work week. And it truly doesn’t get much easier (or tastier!) than these recipes! Make-ahead meals are the key to happiness (and sanity)! I mean you can literally just dump all of your ingredients into one single dish and throw it […]

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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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27
Jan

Expanding Tampa Strength’s TRX programming

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The TRX suspension trainer is a frequent component of members’ workouts at Tampa Strength. In order to increase their knowledge on this training modality Coach Shawn and Coach Nick recently attended a TRX training course. The information gained from this course has already changed the TRX training at Tampa Strength for the better.   This course […]

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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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05
Jan

Nutrition Spotlight: Avocado

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Exercise is an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Another huge component is proper nutrition. The optimum approach to nutrition can vary from person to person, but everyone can benefit from knowing the health benefits provided by the foods in their diet.   That’s why we’re going to provide in-depth nutritional information on specific […]

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20
Dec

Golf Training Systems Single Kettlebell Workout

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Everyone from athletes to soccer moms can benefit from kettlebell training. It helps develop explosive power, build strength endurance and teaches users to operate their body as single unit. These benefits are also tailor made for those individuals looking to improve their golf game.   The single kettlebell 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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07
Dec

Tampa Strength’s Fit Moms Program

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A regular exercise routine is important for everyone, but there are certain groups of individuals to which exercise is imperative. One of those groups is Moms. What Moms Get From Exercise  Moms who maintain a regular strength training program in addition to aerobic workouts preserve more muscle as they get older, burn calories more efficiently, […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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23
Apr

4 Unique Battle Rope Exercises

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Not seeing results with your current fitness routine? Stuck in a rut? Then it may be time to switch up your workout and try something that requires a higher intensity level. Specifically, giving battle ropes a try just might be the kick start your body needs to achieve your desired results. Benefits of Rope Training […]

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26
Mar

Check this out: Training with Sandbags!

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It is believed that sandbags have been used in fitness training for at least hundreds (if not thousands) of years; this makes sandbags one of the oldest forms of fitness training in existence today. And while sandbags have certainly evolved in their design and quality over the centuries, the basic principals behind them remain the […]

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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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