Many people think of golf as a relaxing, laid-back sport, but at the elite level, a golf swing is one of the most explosive, complex movements in any sport. Coach Jeremy Golden explains how to develop strength and power in golf athletes so that those physical improvements will correlate to a more efficient swing and a resulting longer drive.
Author: Pete Arroyo
Pete Arroyo is the owner of Performance Inspired Training, Inc. (PIT). Located in Chicago's west suburbs, The PIT provides physical preparation services to athletic-minded clientele ranging from adults to field and aquatic athletes who have excelled at the high school and collegiate echelons. The PIT is the training choice for Naperville Central High School's women's and men's Swim & Dive teams.
Coach Alan Bishop presents the squat progression that works for his team sport athletes. It takes new (and healthy) athletes through a sequence of four types of squats that address mobility, skill, and stability while focusing on full-range training for long-term athletic development.
We know that nutrition plays an essential role in peak athletic performance, but what does that mean when it comes to the best drinks for sport? Registered dietitian Wendi Irlbeck looks at the role of hydration in athletic success, as well as the best drinks to support fluid status, muscle growth, and overall exercise recovery pre-, during, and post-workout.