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Athletes, Golf -

Each time I coach golfers, I start out by asking, “What is your biggest limiting factor in your golf game?” In all of my years, not one person has ever mentioned their physical ability being their deficit and unknowingly, it most likely is a major disadvantage in their game. So, they are going to the range trying to recreate that slice fixer tip they saw on youtube, but really should be working on hip mobility and that just may be the fix.   In this article, I will walk you through two screenings you can do on yourself. Some of...

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Athletes, Golf -

When I sit down with a potential client and talk about their goals, more often than not they say they want to hit the ball further. I mean come on, who would want to hit the ball shorter, right? We all want to stripe the ball 300+ yards down the fairway so we can show off to our friends and reduce that handicap!   Hitting the ball with power and accuracy takes hard work. Many golfers I train lack the range of motion required to get into certain positions. Frequent visits to the range won’t help your game if you...

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Coaches, Golf -

The game of golf is transitioning right before our eyes. With players like Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau putting on muscle mass and striping 320+ yard drives down the fairway. How have they transformed their body? Strength training, and proper nutrition of course.   Due to the popularity of golfers working out, there have been many misguided and/or uneducated people training. My goal in this article is to give basic guidance and set the foundation for those looking to train properly for golf.   The three keys I will discuss are the following: Mobility Foundational Strength Rotational Power   Mobility...

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Athletes, Golf -

Golfers produce some of the fastest movements in all of sports. In fact, the average club head speed during the 2019 PGA season was 113 mph. There is a lot of power the body needs to produce in order to reach speeds over 100 mph. Understanding the demand golf places on a player is important. When preparing the body for competition, one needs to properly warm up to not only perform at the highest level, but prevent injury as well.   Between herniated discs, fractured ribs, back soreness, and shoulder pain there are a lot of common injuries golfers suffer...

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