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Traits of a Super Bowl Champion

One of the biggest sporting events of the year is HERE! The best of the best in the NFL are going to battle it out for the ultimate prize of being Super Bowl champions. But how did they get there? They had great coaches and reliable teammates but that can only take someone so far. At POWERHANDZ, we know that you and every other athlete has the potential to be a Super Bowl champion or even better. We’ve assisted all athletes with training and are aware that no matter what sport someone plays, the traits of a champion are all the same. If you are dreaming of being a Super Bowl champion someday or just want to be the next legendary player, these are the must-have traits that will help you make that dream come true.

An Elite Mindset

The most powerful muscle a person has is their mind. It can single-handedly give them the ability to become the world’s finest or prevent them from even trying to pursue their dreams. Having an elite mindset isn’t just something that the star athletes of the world have, everyone who has been a roaring success in life has it. If you are going to play the game, any game, why wouldn’t you want to play to win? Start molding your mind into that of a superstar today especially since there is no excuse that is good enough not too. This doesn’t just help you do well in sports, but in everything you will ever do in life. All Super Bowl champions have an elite winning mindset and so should you.

Embrace your Support System

Despite what people think, no one can get to the top on their own. Take a look at all the football players on the field when you are watching them play for the gold and glory this February, every single one of them has an amazing support system that helped them get where they are. Every champion athlete needs a support system if they want to be able to reach their full potential. From family members to their team and coaches, they all have people rooting for them at the finish line and cheering their name louder than anyone else in the stands. That extra support gives them that tiny additional energy boost that can mean the difference between a crushing victory or total defeat. Don’t believe us? Well, studies have found that when someone has a strong support system they have higher confidence and in turn have more energy and better ability on the field. Never underestimate the power a cheering significant other or a coach screaming at you to go for it can make when you are at the critical minute of the game.

A Drive to Win

No one who has ever won the Super Bowl ever did it by saying “eh, I’ll see what happens.” Every single person on the winning team has an unstoppable drive to win. The people that win the most in life and are true champions that have a need to reach the top. That urge is so powerful that they will shatter anything standing in their way like a freight train. You can have the fastest car on earth but unless you give it gas it’s going to sit in the driveway doing a whole lot of nothing. You are that car and your gas is the drive to win. Get out on the road and let the competition eat your dust.

Willing to Train like Hell

No one wakes up one day and is a Super Bowl level athlete, that is an undeniable fact. The only way someone can get to that level is through weeks and weeks of hard work and extreme training. Now that is what scares most people, the idea of having to wake up at 5 a.m and begin training until they feel like they will collapse only to go to sleep at 9 o’clock at night only to do the same thing again the very next day. However, this kind of hard work pays off with massive results. Muhammad Ali once saidI hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’” A trait everyone that is playing in the Super Bowl has is that they are willing to train harder than anyone else in the league. Why wouldn’t you be willing to put in the same amount of effort if you want to be the best? If you want to take your training to the next level, check out our amazing POWERPACK and other products. We offer some of the best gear for Football, Basketball, and MMA training that will take your workouts to the next level.

If you want to be a Super Bowl champion you are going to need the drive to win and an elite mindset. On top of those two things, you also need to be willing to train harder than anyone else and have a great support system. When you mix these 4 ingredients together in one person, you get someone who is going to be looking into the camera on ESPN while carrying the Vince Lombardi trophy off the field. Take these lessons and become the next football star that people will be talking about forever.

If you want to take your training to the next level, then you need your own pair of POWERHANDZ gloves. We have dedicated ourselves to helping athletes just like you take their training to an unimaginable level. We don’t just make products for Football training, but for many sports including baseball, MMA, and basketball. Don’t ever train without us again, get your gloves today! For more information on POWERHANDZ and how to become the greatest there ever was, check out our blog.

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The Best POWERPACK Exercises

“Train Insane or Remain the Same”

Is there anything better than a dynamic workout? Whether you are training for your next big game or just want to get into better shape, exercise is the best activity you can do for your mind and body. At POWERHANDZ, we want you to train like a champion in everything you do which is why we are offering this amazing, one-of-a-kind POWERPACK. This pack includes some of the best exercise tools around and you can use them anywhere at any time. When you buy this pack, we want you to make sure you are getting the most you can out of it. This is why we recommend these 4 exercises to be incorporated into your routine if you want to take your workouts to the next level.

Mountain Climber with Fitness Sliders

Our fitness sliders are no joke. They may seem simple but they can make a humongous impact. When you combine these sliders with the mountain climber exercise, you are going to get an insane workout in. To successfully do the mountain climber, you need to:

  • Get into a plank position with the sliders under your feet
  • Pull your right leg up to your chest without moving your upper body
  • Quickly pull your left leg up while pushing back your right leg
  • Continue in the “right-left-right-left” motion

This simple exercise, which is better than crunches, gives you some forceful benefits such as drastically improving your core strength, toning your legs, and increasing flexibility, agility, and coordination. No workout is complete without rocking some mountain climbers.

Push Ups with Strike Gloves

Is there a better workout technique than the classic push up? There is a good reason that it’s been around since the beginning of time. While this is a perfect exercise to include in your training routine, when you use our POWERPACK, you will take it to the next level. With our amazing strike gloves include in the pack, you will get more out of a single push up than you ever have before. They say you can’t improve the classics, but we have.

Side Step Squats with Resistance Bands

These bands are so clutch while working out. Why else would we include them if they weren’t guaranteed to elevate your fitness? When you pair one of these bands with side step squats, you are going to get some amazing results. Follow these steps to master this exercise:

  • Loop one band around your ankles
  • Stand with your back straightened and your legs aligned with your shoulders
  • Take a step to the right and lower your body to the squat position
  • Return to the standing position
  • Take a step to the left and lower your body to the squat position
  • Return to standing position
  • Repeat until the set is completed switching between right and left stepping

By doing this exercise, you are going to see some great improvement in your workouts very quickly. Some killer benefits include better coordination, toned legs, strengthened leg and back muscles, and improved balance. You don’t need to work harder, you need to work smarter. Don’t just take our word for it, Olympic skier Bode Miller has praised the benefits of this exercise.

4 Punch Combo

Is there anything more stress relieving then letting out a ferocious punch? It doesn’t matter if you are taking on a sandbag or just throwing some hands in the air, a punch is a great way to blow off steam and work your arms muscles, not to mention how amazing it is for your cardio. That’s why we recommend our 4 punch combo set be used in every workout you do with our pack. This simply technique simply has you throw out punches in this order:

  • Jab
  • Straight
  • Hook
  • Straight

Repeat this order as many times as you wish, but know that you are slaying it when you do it with those gloves on. Incorporate this into your workout and soon you feel like your throwing punches that could rival the greats!

There is no such thing as a bad workout since exercise and fitness never goes to waste. When you use our POWERPACK, you are going to take your workouts to the next level. Use the great products included in our pack to do mountain climbers, push-ups, side step squats, and our 4 punch combo for an amazing workout that will burn 600-800 calories in 20-30 minutes. What could be better than that? Train like your going to be the greatest there ever was today.

At POWERHANDZ, we don’t just want people to train, but to take their workouts to the highest level. Our amazing POWERPACK and other products will allow you to take your workouts to incredible heights. We also offer products tailored to training for football, basketball, MMA, and more. Never train without us again. For more info on fitness and POWERHANDZ, check out our blog.

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Getting Into the Right Mindset

“Football is football and talent is talent. But the mindset of your team makes all the difference.” -Robert Griffin III

What is the most important factor that you need to bring to any competition? The right mindset. It can be the difference between reaching ultimate victory or suffering a crushing defeat. At POWERHANDZ, we have seen all kinds of athletes and know exactly how powerful someone’s mentality is in the game. We want everyone, no matter what they do to be ready to win both mentally and physically. These are some of the best ways you can get your mind ready to win.

Don’t Worry About What You Can’t Control

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when getting ready to compete. One minor thing can go wrong and it could result in you getting psyched out. Don’t worry about things that aren’t in your control. Worry and anxiety won’t help you at all, in fact, they will do the opposite. Concern yourself with what you can control like your training, habits, and relaxation while not concerning yourself with what is out of it. Don’t let things out of your control concern you.

Trust your Training

One of the worst things an athlete can say when it’s time to compete is “I’m not ready.” Why would you even think that? You have been training nonstop to be where you are. When you feel like you can’t do it or that you aren’t good enough, you’re dead wrong. Plant your feet and trust in your training. There is no shame in failure when you give it everything you have and go all out. If you want to be sure that you did the best training possible, you need our one of a kind gloves. We guarantee that these will take your training to the next level and will improve your kinetic chain.

Calm your Mind

One of the biggest killers of athletes is overthinking in the heat of the moment. Do you think Michael Jordan ever stopped to think about the best way to make it up the court in the middle of a game? NO! He went in with a clear head and did what he needed to do. A calm mind is the ultimate weapon an athlete can have in their arsenal. Life and your competition aren’t going to give you 2 minutes to come up with the perfect counterattack strategy. They are going to come at you fast and hard with no mercy. If you want to dominate the competition you are going to need to clear your mind and go in ready to kill it.

Challenge Yourself

Do you want to know who your greatest rival in life is going to be? It’s not going to be that one player on the other team who just seems to get under your skin. Take a look and the mirror and you will see who it is. You are the one who will either hold yourself back or allow you to succeed. If you want to get into the perfect mindset to compete, you need to challenge yourself daily. All the best Olympic athletes don’t just train but test themselves in everything they do. They don’t just want to be one of the world’s finest, they want to be the world’s best. Challenge yourself every day, whether that means doing just one extra lay up on the court or benching just one more time.

If you want to destroy your opponents when you compete, you are going to need the right mindset to do it. Calming your mind, challenging yourself, and trusting in your training are the best things you can do to mentally prepare yourself for any competition. Don’t even try to worry about things that aren’t in your control, you need to be able to focus in the heat of the moment. If you want to dominate, you need to begin by controlling your mind and prepping it for competition. If you want to take your physical training to the next level, we recommended you get yourself a pair of our POWERHANDZ gloves to take your physical training to the next level. They will maximize and perfect your training and give you an efficient kinetic chain.

Our Challenge

We want you to train for excellence with POWERHANDZ. So we are going to give you a challenge that we know will lead you to become a master of the game. We want you to begin training your mind just as hard as your body. When it comes time for the big moment, your mind will be as strong as steel and won’t crack under the pressure. If you take on our challenge, you will be a legend with an unstoppable psyche. Don’t just be good, be the greatest there ever was.

 

At POWERHANDZ, we want you to become the next legend. Our incredible gloves don’t just improve your training but make you excel at it. We offer products for a number of sports including football, golf, MMA, and baseball/softball. When you train with our equipment, you are training with purpose. To learn more about becoming a superstar and POWERHANDZ, read our blog.

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The Best Drills to Strengthen Hand-Eye Coordination

“There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.” – Derek Jeter

We are just weeks away from the start of spring training. That means baseball players from all over the country will be heading down to Florida and training until they reach their peak performance. But what is the most important thing for them to train? Batting, catching, and running are all good guesses, but not what we are looking for. The right answer is hand-eye coordination. A player could hardly make it through one inning let alone an entire season if this skill isn’t perfected. The POWERHANDZ family wants every athlete to get the most of their training through our amazing gear as we push for you to become the next legendary player. We want every baseball player to have superhuman coordination. Here are some of the best training drills a player can do to improve this skill drastically.

Ball Drops

A simple yet perfect way to improve hand-eye coordination is by doing ball drops. All it requires is some dedication and a tennis ball. How it works is you drop the ball on the ground, once it bounces up you run to catch it before it can touch the ground again. This will drastically improve the hand-eye coordination of a player, but also their first step speed and reaction time. Sometimes less is more and this training technique proves that the easiest things can give us the best results. For an even better training session, be sure to check out our fantastic baseball products. We guarantee that the results will leave the competition speechless.

Practice Juggling

Juggling isn’t really a skill you would think of a baseball player having, but you would be shocked to learn that a lot of players do it as part of their training routine. This is not a joke, in fact, it is the farthest thing from it. Juggling 3-4 tennis balls a week should be in every baseball players training program. Studies have shown that after just a few practice sessions, people who used it to train had drastically improved catching, pitching, and batting skills. Not only that, but it encourages brain growth, meaning it will make you smarter.

Wall Ball

How many people really like training? It’s hard, takes up time, and there are probably a million other things someone would rather be doing. Muhammad Ali himself, the greatest boxer to ever live, admitted that he hated to train. So why not make it fun? The classic game of wall ball is the perfect way to train and have a good time. It can be played with 2-6 players and helps train hand-eye coordination and footwork. It also helps team members form bonds and become closer. When teammates are close friends, it drastically improves the teams’ strength. Why not take the pain out of training and have a good old fashioned game to keep up and improve your skills?

Using Smaller Balls

One of the best ways you can take your baseball training to the next level is to train with smaller balls. Now you might be saying right about now, “but why would that help? Wouldn’t it just make it more difficult to play with a larger ball?” We can assure that not only is this wrong but that it will improve all of the important aspects a player needs if they want to be in the MLB someday. When a baseball player is using smaller balls they not only get better hand-eye coordination, but better batting, catching, and throwing skills. After spending all spring using a ball half the size of a baseball, it’s going to be child’s play to dominate on the field.

If you want to take your baseball training to the next level, you need to focus on these killer hand-eye coordination drills. Ball drops, practicing juggling, and using smaller balls are guaranteed to improve even the best players performance. Wall ball is not only great training but helps strengthen the bonds of the team. We want you to train to become the next legendary ball player and when you incorporate these drills into your training, you will be one step closer to killing it. Never underestimate how far a little juggling can take you in the grand scheme of things. We highly recommend wearing your POWERHANDZ gloves during each of these drills to truly get the most out of every motion and maximize the potential of your kinetic chain.

At POWERHANDZ, we want you to train with purpose. Our gloves will not just improve your training, but take it to the next level. Our products aren’t exclusive to baseball, we also have items for basketball, football, MMA, and golf. We want you to not just be as best as you can be, but the superstar we know you can. To learn more about what it takes to become one the greats and POWERHANDZ, check out our blogs.

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Strengthen Your Kinetic Chain

One of the most commonly used phrases is that something is “only as strong as the weakest link.” This can apply to everything from sports teams to businesses, but what most people don’t think of is the body. The human body is a masterpiece of biology with every part designed to work with and support itself. You can’t stand up without your leg muscles, knees, feet, and ankles all working together as one. This is why your body has developed a kinetic chain that runs from the neck down the spine, through the hips, and into the legs, wrists, and feet. This powerful element is the key to all movement and when properly trained, can turn you into a stronger athlete. At POWERHANDZ, we know the importance of training this chain and making sure that every level of athlete is able to use it to the fullest.

Increased strength

One of the best benefits you get from training your kinetic chain is that you will strengthen your body as a whole. Training never goes to waste, no matter what it is for. Conditioning your body will give you some awesome extra benefits. All the muscles that work in the chain will grow stronger and operate better. Gaining some extra muscle mass will help you prevent injury, gain more confidence, and help your body improve its weight control. Exercise and training is something that will never be a waste of time or energy and gives you lifelong perks. If you want to train even better check out our amazing products. Our gloves will add light weight to the top of your hands that will strengthen all muscles together rather than a specific group. This will allow you to move more efficiently and compete better.

Better Body Movement

With the proper amount of hard work and training, you can change the way you move completely. A strong kinetic chain will help you move faster, better, and with less strain on your body. Training this specific part of you will result in your body neurologically rewriting how it should be moving. It might sound dramatic, but the changes are so subtle you won’t notice them until it’s already happened. If you want to completely change how you are going to maneuver your body through life, make sure to work hard and strengthen your chain.

Energy Use Reduction

Whether you are playing a heated game of basketball or killing it at the gym, every movement matters. Some athletes end up burning a lot of their energy due to many unnecessary movements and can’t muster any when it matters most. Properly training your chain will help your body use its energy more efficiently when moving. You could be the greatest basketball player on the planet, but if you run out of energy before the halftime then it doesn’t matter. Your energy is the most valuable thing you have when in competition, make sure your body knows how to make the most of it.

Decreased chance of Skeletal and joint injury

Have you ever experienced damage to your bones? Maybe you broke your arm as a kid or cracked a rib at some point. If you haven’t, we don’t need to tell you that it is not a pleasant experience. However, when you train your kinetic chain you are doing a great service to your skeleton. The stronger your chain, the less stress is put on your bones. This becomes extremely important as you grow older and your bones begin to weaken and wear down after years of constant use. The same goes for your joints, this training benefits them just as much. If you are an active runner, improving your chain is the best way to keep running as the years go by. Our POWERHANDZ products are extremely useful if you are recovering from an injury also or are in rehab.

Strengthening your kinetic chain isn’t just great for you, it’s great for your bones. A strong chain will help you move more efficiently, decrease the chance of injuring your skeleton or joints, and rude the energy you use when moving. Best of all, it will help strengthen your muscles and improve your body as a whole. Every athlete should do some training of their chain, it will pay off big for them in the long run.

The Kinetic Challenge

We want you to train your chain in our kinetic challenge. No form of training ever goes to waste and we promise you that this is the kind that will change your life. Whether you are a runner, baseball star, or just want to improve your health this is a must! We want to see you develop a chain so strong that you move with the agility of a panther on and off the field.

If you are going to train, make sure you are doing it with POWERHANDZ. Our incredible products, such as the POWERPACK, will take your workouts to the next level. It doesn’t matter if you are simply trying to get into better shape or training to be the best there ever was, we promise that we can help you. We want you to be not just as good as you can be, but one of the greatest of all time. For more great training tips, check out our blogs.