Monthly Archives: June 2015

Decreasing Shoulder Pain in Golf

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The golf swing is one of the most complex movements in sports. There are a lot of parts moving and stabilizing in coordination to hit a tiny ball with a club that isn’t so big itself. The human body is more intelligent than most people treat it. It will find a way to get into […]

Becoming Dominant with Reactive Ability

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Running fast and being strong are two essential qualities of good athletes. But aren’t there some that just seem to know exactly where and when to be in the right place? They might not be the fastest or the most skilled but they are always making a play. We can see this with the undersized, […]

Power Training Mistakes for Golfers

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The US Open just finished up in Washington this weekend and we saw Jordan Spieth win yet another major tournament. Maybe Dustin Johnson should have hit that 3 footer to force the playoff but Spieth’s 3 years on tour have been nothing short of remarkable to this point. One of the factors contributing to his […]

Lower Body Training for Hockey Players

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Training hockey players just seems different than training other populations. Hockey is a unique sport that causes all sorts of tightness in the hips, back, and legs. It is also the most common sport that isn’t based around running. As a result, we see some different patterns in these athletes. Unfortunately, we also see some […]

Golf: More Distance is made in the Gym

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I have a secret for hitting the golf ball further. Actually, it’s not a secret. Golfers need to be strong to hit the ball far. They do not need a $500 club, special tees, and perfect barometric pressure. Before any of this even matters, a golfer must be able to keep the ball in play. […]

Getting Stronger with Back Pain

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Back pain is an epidemic in this country. Too many people suffer from it and it is often preventable. It might not be as important as a lot of the other issues but let’s stay on topic. Back pain is often caused my prolonged poor posture and a lack of muscular strength. A lot of […]

Improve Core Strength and Hip Mobility for Hockey

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Hockey players often have the hip mobility of a scarecrow. The unfortunate part is that hockey players need a lot of hip mobility to skate fast. They must be able to sink their hips back and bend at the knee to be in a good position. Over time, the hockey stride will cause overuse and […]

Faster Athletes in 3 Steps

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What separates athletes from one another? Sometimes scoring ability, playmaking, or defensive mindset can give one athlete an edge. Those are difficult skills to train and sometimes they take a long time to develop. The athlete may also need to be with the right organization, system, and coach. There is something else that is a […]

Keeping Early Commits Healthy

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Athletes are committing to colleges younger than ever. This is especially true in girls’ soccer where it is not uncommon to see high school freshman committed to play at a major program. Many athletes are playing their sport for the chance to potentially play in college. Some have done it before they have even taken […]

Faster and Stronger Hockey Players this Offseason

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Hockey players have a great opportunity over the summer because of when their season starts. Fall sports start in about mid-August and its go time by the beginning of September. This means that the summer is the time to really start getting prepared for the season and the winter/spring was the time to build some […]