Chris Ecklund, MA, NASM-PES, CSCS, USAW, TPI
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Chris Ecklund, MA, NASM-PES, CSCS, USAW, TPI

Chris Ecklund is performance director for La Cumbre Country Club and CEO/founder of Prevail Conditioning Performance Center, both in Santa Barbara, California. He also teaches at Westmont College and as an NASM Master Instructor (You can reach him at chris@prevailconditioning.com).

Strength Exercises Impacting Golf
Golf Fitness

“Train slow, move slow; train fast, move fast.” I still say this to my athletes, staff and students with great frequency.  Sometimes we get so caught up in the current trends, metrics, gauges, terminology, etc., that we (myself included) forget that some of the basic, tried and true principles still

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Exercise ProgrammingFitnessSports Performance

A high school athlete walks through our doors and we can see their strength, stability and biomechanical control deficits from their gait pattern.

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Exercise ProgrammingSports PerformanceWorkout PlansYouth Fitness

Team and individual success for high-school athletes has its roots in the training that begins well before the season’s first match, meet or game. To help student athletes prepare to play their sport of choice, you’ll want to begin by doing some basic movement assessments, addressing compensations and ensuring that

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