Posts Tagged: strength training

3 Changes for Better Golf Fitness Programs

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Tiger made some interesting comments this past week. Justin Thomas asked Tiger what he used to do when he was in his early 20’s. Tiger’s answer might give us some insight as to why his back has been such a mess. His answer included running 4 miles, going to the range, lifting, playing, and running […]

Athlete’s Guide to Lifting In Season

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Lifting during the sport season is one of the most difficult things for athletes to do. Scheduling is the main problem with this. We always kind of run into the same issues. Coaches will keep the kids on the field forever and it is 6-7pm by the time the kids get home, eat, start homework […]

Managing Elbow Pain for Golfers

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Golfer’s elbow is an injury that affects the inside of the elbow, most commonly on the lead arm. It is common enough in golf that it gets the name. This injury is typically due to overuse. The muscles get overworked and pissed off so they start to cause some issues. The repetitive nature of the […]

Hip Extension for Athletes

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I am currently watching the US Women’s hockey team play OAR in the Olympics right now. I am a big fan of hockey. I played growing up and it is one of the sports that I understand the most. This year with no NHL players in the tournament for the men, the women really have […]

Upgrading Exercises to Help Your Golf Game

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This time of year is golf purgatory. The Super Bowl is over and although the Pats lost, I think I am handling it well. The next thing on my radar is Pebble Beach this weekend. I really like watching this tournament because of the course. It is one of my favorite to see the guys […]

Importance of Body Weight on Performance

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This past Saturday we hosted the 90 MPH Formula at Evolution in Easton. Josh Heenan has created a criteria that ensures a pitcher will throw 90 if they meet all metrics. Click here to learn more about Josh’s work.  The first metric is minimum body weight. Take your height in inches and multiply by 2.5. […]

Tips for Baseball Players to Reduce Injury

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This is a great time of year for baseball players to get ready for their season. Currently, it is the sport that we have the most athletes of right now. We also have a lot going on with baseball rentals, clinics, and events. Needless to say, baseball players are on the top of my mind. […]

Substitutions for Athletes with Back Pain

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Athletes are always dealing with back pain. Sports are not inherently the most back friendly activities. A lot of people think that back pain is only a function of lifting weights. Back pain can occur from almost any activity. You could bend over to pick up a pencil right now and that could be enough. […]

Get That Kid in a Weight Room

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A lot of people have a negative perception of strength training. Many also see the benefits of it. One population of athlete that always sees the benefits are the lean/skinny/underweight. Use whatever term you see fit. I actually had this conversation with a friend on Christmas Eve. One of his family friends has a son […]

Can Athletes be Injury Prone?

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We often hear a lot about professional athletes being injury prone. It is very obvious with this group because there are fans tracking their performance. We notice when Gronk isn’t on the field. The Redskins players definitely miss Jordan Reed on the field every year. These athletes are being paid a lot of money and […]