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A lower handicap, isn’t that what every golfer wants?

 

My name is Adam Kelly and along with Brent Vanderloop we’re going to explain and show you how you can lower your handicap, with a few simple exercises and stretches that you can do at home. But before we do that, le...

January 29, 2015

 

Strength training for golfers is  often performed with the intention of increasing distance.  It can also be used as injury management as well as injury prevention.  Today we are going to discuss the use of plyometric strength training for improving performance throu...

November 20, 2014

Pelvic control refers to the ability to move the Pelvis independently of the rest of the body.  The Pelvis is often called your Hips for the purpose of analysing the golf swing.

It may seem strange to think that distance is achieved from control rather thanstrength or...

July 29, 2014

Hi Everyone,

 

Today I would like discuss the best way to move your clubs around the golf course.  Many golfers will experience fatigue and/or pain on the course that can be related to the way they transfer their clubs.

 

The choice between using a cart and carryi...

July 10, 2014

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A very common misuse of fitness terminology I hear and read is the use of the terms “balance” and “stability” interchangeably, as if they were synonyms. Balance and stability are not synonyms in the dictionary, and they are not synonyms with regard to ex...

June 27, 2014

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Watching a golfer whose swing shows good balance is a visually pleasing experience.  A balanced swing looks graceful, almost effortless.  Improving your balance has practical shot making benefits as well.  Golfers who maintain good balance throughout the s...

June 12, 2014

Hello everyone,

 

Today I want to discuss how the golf swing may create imbalances in our bodies. 

 

As a Physiotherapist imbalances are one of the leading causes of pain and poor performance that I see.  This manifests as one side becoming weaker than the other or less fl...

May 27, 2014

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I often get asked what is a functional assessment and why should I have one done.

 

A functional assessment is a series of movements and tests that is designed to check your ability to perform each aspect of the task at hand.  The functional assessment I...

April 21, 2014

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In Part 1 we discussed how sitting based jobs can alter your posture of your upper back. Now I would like to talk about how it can affect your hips/pelvis.

 

When you are seated your hips are in a flexed position (knees closer to chest than in standing whic...

April 21, 2014

Hi everyone, 

 

Today I would like to focus on work postures and activities.

 

Unfortunately, most of us work jobs that involve sustained postures and positions. This is most commonly due to seated desk work and long periods driving, which can affect your set up posture an...

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