Monthly Archives: October 2016

Deadbugs for Speed

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A lot of athletes do not realize how important core control is for speed development. Good core stability will improve: Hip flexion Hip extension Posture Efficiency These are all essential for maximizing technique. Unfortunately many athletes will run with their abs turned off and in extension. This will restrict hip range of motion which results […]

Deadlift Progressions for Golfers

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Golfers should deadlift. One of the best ways to get strong is to incorporate deadlifts into your program. Remember strong golfers can hit the ball further and possess more control over their swing. If you want to add distance to your shots and shoot lower scores, you should find a good deadlift variation for you. […]

Designing a Speed and Agility Program

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When we look at creating a program to help an athlete get faster or quicker. There are certain things that we are looking for. The outline I am going to breakdown is the one that we have used at Evolution for a long time and it has helped thousands of athletes improve their performance. In […]

Using Medicine Balls to Develop Power for Golf

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Golfers must be able to develop power. Power is the ability to display strength quickly. There is a time component to power. The golf swing is a fast movement that using a light club. This makes it very powerful. A lot of power training mistakes for golfers come from using implements that are too heavy or […]

10 Rules of Agility Training

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A few weeks back I put together a post just like this for speed training. The 10 Laws of Speed Training.  This post was really good because it broke down the different things that athletes need to be fast. I wanted to do the same thing with agility training. Last week, I posted about getting […]

Hacking Hip Mobility for Golf

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A lot of people are told they need mobility to play good golf. Not a lot of golfers are sure why or what areas they need mobility in. Hip mobility is a big area where golfers should be able to move. Each hip is responsible for opposite movements on the downswing and backswing. The trail hip […]

How to Get the Most Out of Your Agility Work

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Do a hashtag search on Instagram for “agility.” You will see one of the following things in order by occurrence: Dogs Ladder drills Jumping/plyos Sport practice/ conditioning Actual agility work I guess this is why our teachers warned us not to trust the internet for info. Anyone can get their message heard and it is […]

7 Reasons Golfers should Strength Train

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I want to start with a couple of different definitions today. Strength training- using resistance training to improve muscular force Powerlifting- a sport based around lifting the most weight weight possible once in the bench, squat, and deadlift Weightlifting (Olympic)- a sport based around lifting the most amount of weight possible once in the snatch […]

Can we Prevent Hamstring Injuries with Core Stability?

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Hamstring pulls and strains are really annoying. They can keep athletes off of the field and they take a long time to recover from. The worst part is that the only real treatment to the muscle itself is rest and compression. It takes some serious patience to come back from a hamstring injury. Take Gronk […]