Monthly Archives: April 2017

Reducing Slide in the Golf Swing

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There are a lot of ways in which the golf swing can be affected by the way you move. This is not the easiest thing in the world to decipher and work on. It usually takes some input on a few sides. A fitness and golf pro working together can usually get to the bottom […]

3 Ways to Use Sleds for Speed Training

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Every time we break out the sleds, the moans and groans are surely to follow. All of our athletes and adults have been through some kind of conditioning with the sleds. This can obviously be really hard. Some people find it to be fun but some people are also crazy. Weight sleds have a lot […]

Golf Lessons, Fitness, or New Equipment

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I was on Twitter this morning and saw a link from Jon Sherman of Practical Golf. His article was about investing in lessons vs. new equipment. Check it out. I found this article particularly interesting because I always go through the equipment discussions with the kids at the gym and friends. His point was that […]

The Role of Mobility in Preventing Injury

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Mobility is a really important part of the training process. It is something that a lot of athletes need. But just like any good thing, there is also a downside to mobility training. Sometimes, it gets prioritized so much that people forget to actually train. Athletes still need to be strong, quick, fast, and in […]

Using Core Stability to Improve Rotation for Golf

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On Monday I had the opportunity to guest lecture a lab at Bridgewater State University. As someone that went through the undergrad and grad programs there, I thought it would be cool to go through some stuff that the students are not typically exposed to. The lab was centered around fitness testing. I opened up […]

Why do we Assess Athletes?

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Today, I will be giving a guest lecture at Bridgewater State for students in a fitness testing/evaluation lab. I remember taking the class in college but I don’t remember a lot of what I learned. There was a lot of EKG, bike erg, and other tests that I have not seen since I graduated. Since […]

4 Key Differences between Junior and Adult Golfers

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Many golf and fitness pros have a lot of experience with training adults. At Evolution, we are lucky to work with both adults and young athletes. It gives us a good advantage when working with different populations. The main underlying theme of training young athletes is that they are not mini adults. The way that […]

5 Tips for Avoiding a Hamstring Pull

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Hamstring pulls are one of the more annoying injuries an athlete can suffer. The pain might not be as bad as a collision based injury and the recovery isn’t as bad as an ACL but they are definitely more annoying. The difference with hamstring injuries is that they need time to heal. We have ways […]