Monthly Archives: January 2017

Does Lifting Weights Improve Speed and Agility?

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Speed and agility is a topic that we take very seriously at Evolution Sports Performance in Easton. It is one of the things that allows athletes to get faster and quicker. Every time speed and agility gets brought up there seems to be someone who is ready to start putting it down. Many strength coaches […]

3 Steps to More Power in your Golf Swing

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It’s Tiger Week. Hopefully this becomes a thing where we do not have to celebrate each individual week and he can continue to play at a high level. Nevertheless its exciting to see him back on the course. Now, he just needs to make the cut and have a good showing this weekend. One of […]

7 Ways to Improve your Quickness

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Last night we got to see the Patriots reach their 7th Super Bowl. I realize that most of you reading this aren’t thrilled with that result. The way it went down was really interesting. Both teams utilized a lot of shorter, quicker plays. I thought the Steeler’s offense played really well, despite the scoreboard. Yesterday’s […]

Do Golfers Need Yoga?

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This is what I came up with when I googled the definition of yoga: a Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely practiced for health and relaxation. I think those are pretty good things for most people. In general, […]

Being Fast vs. Being Quick

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Athletes are always looking to improve on their skills, speed, strength, agility, and conditioning. This is for good reason. The athlete that has the best physical qualities is probably going to have the better chance for success. There are exceptions but most of the time it is true. Quick and Fast are two terms that […]

Overhead Exercises are Overrated for Golfers

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Overhead pressing and overhead exercises are some of the most overrated and overused movements in the gym. This is mostly due to the fact that they are classics that everyone is familiar with. And just to clarify, there is nothing wrong with the actual exercises themselves. They are fine. Many people benefit from pressing overhead, […]

Good Core Exercises that Help Athletes Run Faster

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A lot of athletes waste a lot of energy and movement when they sprint. This negatively affects their speed by ruining their efficiency. The goal of sprinting is to run as fast as possible for a certain distance. Being as efficient as possible is going to make for the most speed. We want to reduce […]

Golfers: Doing Stuff versus Training

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Golfers should be training like most other athletes. There really is no difference in the general idea that golfers need to be in shape to handle the demands of the sport. What is different is the needs of golfers. Golfers must be able to produce a ton of force in a short amount of time […]

Jump Training to Enhance Speed and Agility

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Jumping is something that all athletes should be able to do well. Certain sports are going to produce better jumpers due to the nature of them. Most young basketball players will have better jump height than say hockey players. I have also noticed that better athletes usually have a better jump ability. Sorry, no data […]