Monthly Archives: September 2017

Better Nutrition for Golf

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Nutrition is often a hot topic this time of year. We just got finished with the summer and the holidays are coming sooner than we expect. Never mind Tom Brady’s new book has people talking. There isn’t a lot of talk in the golf world about nutrition, though. I think the general idea is that […]

How Much Flexibility Do You Need?

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Flexibility is often a big buzz word when it comes to training. Athletes want to be flexible and train in a way that allows that to happen. How much flexibility does an athlete actually need though? The short answer is whatever they need to get in the necessary positions for their sport. If they can […]

How Golfers Can Manage Knee Pain

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A lot of people can play golf which means that a lot can also be dealing with a number of ailments, aches, and pains. Knee pain is a big one. Many people deal with it. Heck, I am dealing with it right now. This past weekend I walked 18 holes and bombed around New Orleans […]

Gluten Free Cookies are Still Cookies

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I was having a good conversation with a client this morning. He was asking if I had seen the special on Tom Brady and the TB12 Method. This is obviously a hot topic in New England. Every time someone has brought up Brady (or even Gronk) this year, the conversation inevitably moves towards the book, […]

KB Pullovers for Better Golf

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I have spoken quite a bit about why I do not understand combining exercises. I am not really sure why this is so prevalent in the golf world but I still do not see the use. My big underlying argument against them is that you cannot put full effort into each movement if they are […]

Why Athletes Don’t Need Situps

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A common suggestion is that people should be doing push ups and sit ups on their own at home. I am all for people taking their fitness seriously and doing things outside of the gym. This recommendation is crap. A lot of athletes do not do push-ups well. Now they are probably going to do […]

Changing How We Look at Distance

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Would you rather hit an 8 iron into a green or a wedge? If you didn’t say wedge then you must have a really good relationship with your 8 iron. Trust me, I understand. There is something about hitting my 6 iron off the tee that gets me really excited even though it really taps […]

Reducing the Risk of Overuse

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Overuse injuries can be a real problem for athletes. It is hard when you cannot get on the field because of a nagging ailment. An overuse injury happens when the demands placed on a joint are too much for it to handle. Muscles, bones, tendons, and ligaments all provide support for the joints. Any of […]