IMPROVE YOUR CORE STRENGTH AND BALANCE WITH SIDE PLANKS(Getting Older and Losing Strength and Balance?) No doubt, as senior citizens get older, they tend to lose Strength, Flexibility, and Balance (not to mention lose Distance and Consistency in their golf games). At this stage in life, it’s not uncommon for seniors to fall down, often times injuring themselves, and sometimes requiring surgery. Not […]
STRETCHING THE QUADSOne of THE MOST common golf swing faults I see is straightening the legs too early in the downswing; which usually causes the torso to Lock Up and disrupt the free flowing motion we’re trying to attain. There is No Doubt in my mind that the main reason we see this fault so much, is […]
INCLINE PUSH UPSGenerally speaking, I prefer doing whole body strengthening exercises versus using machines or weights (not that I don’t do them from time to time); and doing Push Ups are one of the best overall strengthening exercises one can do not only for strength, but for better Posture, too. However, for many people, getting down on […]
MAKE THE DECISION TO CHANGE YOUR MIND AND BODY IN 2019 – PART IIOver a lifetime of playing golf, I’ve been blessed to have gotten to know and worked with scores of thousands of amazing people; both amateurs and professionals; But THE most inspirational person and golfer is my hero, Gary Player. His example, On and Off the course, is truly inspirational. (And, I also enjoy the fact […]
MAKE THE DECISION TO CHANGE YOUR MIND AND BODY IN 2019 – PART IAfter having 2 knee surgeries and 2 major wrist surgeries in my 20’s, I became somewhat crippled (not to mention my golf game had gone into the tank). Eventually, I met a phenomenal Physical Trainer that emphatically told me that if I didn’t get my body back into anatomical function, I was only going to […]
WHAT IS JOINT CENTRATION?THIS CAR HAS A DAMAGED WHEEL AND TIREWOULD ‘JUST ‘FIXING THE WHEEL GET THE CAR BACK ‘IN SHAPE’? Back in my early twenties, I had a professional golf career cut short due to TWO Knee surgeries and TWO MAJOR wrist surgeries; after which my golf swing was never quite the same. My story is not […]
The Benefits of a Cold Shower – A Sure Way to Feel GreatAs I get further along on my life’s journey, it never ceases to amaze me how Mother Nature gives us SO MANY ingenious ways to heal ourselves and solve our problems. Let’s face it, in life – there are times you feel on top of the world, and times you feel under the weight of […]
Functional StrengthEverybody wants to be strong, but the question is: What does “being strong” really mean? Without question, nearly everybody would agree that weightlifters are strong because they can lift a lot of weight.
The Site of Pain is Seldom the Source of PainFor a LOT of years, I’ve been very involved in both the golf profession and also the world of physical training, and I’ve learned that most of the problems encountered in both of these activities, are seldom the genesis of the “actual” problems.
Why Stretching A Muscle…Doesn’t Always Stretch The Muscle!“Hey Roger, I don’t get it? I’ve been stretching my hamstrings for years, and they‘re still tight. Even when I was a kid, I couldn’t touch my toes and I still can’t!” If I had $10 for every time I’ve heard that, or something similar, I’d be in a considerably higher tax bracket! The truth […]