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Movement | Stretching & Flexibility

Foam Rolling: Questions and Answers

Foam Rollers. They seem to have popped up and multiplied like mushrooms in the past several years. Now they come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, colors, degrees of softness, and grid patterns. There must be something to it, right? The idea is that you can break up adhesions in the fascia that surrounds…

Stretching & Flexibility

Do You Have to Stretch to Get More Flexible?

In my experience, stretching is often something that is neglected or, at the very least, given a cursory place in our workouts. It’s almost as if people don’t think it is very important. And yet, it is! Ever notice that pro football players are out there before a game getting limber by warming up and…

Golf Fitness

Three Steps Toward Integrating Posture, Balance and Endurance

GOLF GAME RESULTS: LONGER DRIVES. Oftentimes when we think of getting in shape for golf, we break things down into three categories: Strength training, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility. Certainly working on any or all of these areas will help to keep you fit on the golf course and beyond. But, there are other areas in…

Golf Fitness

Biomechanics Tells the Story

GOLF GAME RESULTS: LONGER DRIVES. There has been a great deal of research dedicated to analysis of the golf swing.  Research has focused on measurement of muscle activity, ground reaction forces on the feet, compression forces on the spine, and measurement of twisting/rotational angles and resulting forces.  Some research has compared the golf swings of…