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Training For Recreational Golfers

Generally speaking, golfers tend to be the most undertrained when it comes to strength and conditioning for their sport. Even if they are doing some f...

Returning from the Pandemic Sideline with Eccentric Isometric Training

Everyone is eager to return to the gym and the playing field to train. However, we need to be smart and perceptive about it. Training is a part of our...

3 Ways to Increase Power Without Olympic Lifts

Speed is king. Every coach and athlete knows this when it comes to being able to play at high levels. Research has stated that increasing power is goi...

4 Relative Strength Standards to Improve Sprint Speed

Let's face it: if you want to be fast, you need to sprint fast—and sprint fast often. Speed is a skill after all, and like any other skill, improvem...

You're Probably Drastically Underestimating Your Strength in This Key Exercise. Here's Why

During the heat of competition, athletes do very little with both feet evenly spaced beneath them.  "You run on one leg. You generally jump off on...

Rory McIlroy's 4-Exercise Strength Workout

Rory McIlroy isn't the biggest guy, but he can certainly hit the long ball. The 5-foot-9 four-time Major champion currently boasts the third-longest a...

What Do We Mean When We Say 'Athletic?'

What is athletic? Seriously, have you ever asked yourself exactly what it is that makes someone "athletic," or what the definition of "athletic" ac...

5 Lower-Body Exercises Soccer Players Should Be Doing

Soccer success largely requires speed and athleticism. Many plays consist of single-leg actions, stop-and-go movements, hard cuts and explosive spr...

Use Velocity-Based Training to Get More Out of Your Athlete Assessments

Assessments are vital to implementing a strength and conditioning program. Without at least some form of baseline data, how can we measure progress, i...

6 Common Mistakes Young Athletes Make When Starting a Strength Program

Getting stronger and faster, and making the most of your athletic ability is not easy. It's even more difficult when you have no idea where to start. ...

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