Pokemon Go and the Athlete

The newly released Pokemon Go game has had much said about the fact that many pasty faced kids have made their way out of the basement and into fresh air to capture and train their pocket monsters.  The popularity can’t go unnoticed as the obvious head down, face in phone walk can be seen in…

Only as Good as Your Teammates

It takes a team to accomplish many of the goals we set.  Whether it be a championship in sport or combating a fire, one person cannot make it all happen. Today as I did further research into equipment that will assist me in assisting athletes, I came across a company and a product that will…

Day to Day Approach

It’s interesting and somewhat exciting to see continued injection of science into the training arena. Recent articles have highlighted Shawn Huls of the Philadelphia Eagles and how he is moving that program beyond the ‘bang and clang’ training model. Similarly, Erik Korem is interjecting science in to the training program of the Kentucky Wildcats. Through…

Jumping Rope for Exercise

Jumping Rope Isn’t Just for Kids Looking to raise the “fun quotient” in your exercise routine?  Go old school and incorporate the jump rope into your workout routine. Jumping rope is as good for your physical fitness as it is for your monthly budget.  All you need is a $10 jump rope and a flat,…

Develop Your Golf Swing

You’ll never develop a swing like Tiger’s. Or for that matter, Mickelson’s, Els’s, Daly’s or Garcia’s.   You’ll never even develop a swing exactly like your local pro either. To be brutally frank, no matter how hard you try or how often you practice, odds are you’ll NEVER be able to swing the club like the…