Monthly Archives: February 2017

10 Core Exercises for Soccer Players

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Core training for soccer players is an underrated aspect of training. Most athletes are worried about touches, conditioning, and showcases when they need to prioritize their training. Good core stability helps soccer players achieve the following: Faster running speed Better running technique Improved quickness Ability to handle contact More power kicking the ball Thats a […]

Adding Balance to Strength Training for Golf

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Balance seems to be all the rage when it comes to training for golf. Thousands of people are exposed to exercises that are done on unstable surfaces. This is not good training for golf balance. Things that you cannot argue with me: Golf is played on the grass The grass does not react to the […]

Back Squat vs. Front Squat

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I get the question a lot- Whats the difference between front and back squats? They are both used to develop lower body strength. Back squats start with the bar resting on the shoulders, while front squats rest on the collarbones and front of the shoulder. This bar position makes front squats much more quad dominant […]

The Difference between Golf Lessons and Fitness

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This year I have decided to get much more serious about my golf preparation for the upcoming season. And yes, this meant hiring a coach. I have been really happy with the last month of progress. The feel off of the ball has been incredible with pretty much every club. Now, we just need the […]

3 Key Strength Needs for Soccer

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Soccer is the most popular sport among our athletes at Evolution. I think at one point it was 50% soccer players. It also seems to be one of the more competitive sports in the area. A lot of the teams are state title winners and many clubs compete on a national level. This makes soccer […]

Improving Rotation for Golf

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Golf is a rotational sport and has many strength and mobility demands. Rotation is really important in both the hips and the upper back. Good rotational ability helps make for a better swing and results with your shots. Rotation is influenced by a couple of different factors. Hips Hip mobility is a big one. During […]

3 Reasons to Avoid Running on Your Heels

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Any athlete that has spent time in Evolution has probably heard Chris tell them or someone in the group to stop running on their heels. The reasoning is simple, fast sprinters do not strike the ground with their heel. Proper foot contact should be with the front half of the foot. I think the reason […]

Improving Hip Stability and Mobility for Golf

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The hips play a huge role in the golf swing. I know ground breaking, right? I have noticed this in my game because I have been doing lessons the last two weeks. So far, my dynamic stance has been a mess with the longer clubs. I was rolling my back foot into crazy supination on […]