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When it comes to your golf swing, adequate rotation at the shoulder is very important, particularly in the trail arm as this allows you to set the angle of the club at the top of your backswing. A mobile shoulder and strong stabilizing back muscles not only give you additional swing power, but also enables a smooth and controlled swing, …

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The¬†shoulder is a multi-planar, ball and socket joint. Think about it like a golf ball on a tee. The structure of this joint allows for movement in all directions to achieve any activity. In the golf swing, the arm and shoulder allow for you to achieve full range of motion in your backswing and downswing by completing the last few …

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A functional golf swing relies on each and every part of your body to generate the force necessary for explosive impact. Legs, back, arms and shoulders are all recruited for your swing, however, the part of your body that most affects clubhead speed is, without a doubt, your core. Golf is a game that depends on rotation of the body …

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Therapy bands are elastic bands used primarily for rehabilitation following an injury. However, they also can be effectively used for strength training, injury prevention and sport-specific fitness. As a golfer, there are many benefits to keeping a few therapy bands around, including versatility, convenience and safety.¬† Training with therapy bands can provide similar muscle recruitment as weight training, while using …

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Golf is a power sport. It requires the golfer to move explosively in order to drive the ball as far as possible down the fairway. Like other sports, it is important to train for the unique needs of golf by incorporating movements and specific exercises that directly affect performance. Sprinters train for speed, distance runners train to increase stamina and …

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Balance is the foundation on which all good golf swings are built. Having good balance is an important contributing factor to a functional golf swing. With good balance, your weight is properly distributed, enabling you to have a better chance of making square impact on the ball. Good balance affects the accuracy, distance and control of each shot, long or …

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Most of us know that our diet plays an important role in how we feel, how well our body functions throughout the day and how we perform. Some experts would argue that the way we eat represents 80 percent of the overall health of our bodies, but my opinion is that it is even more important to your success as …

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By Josh Biard and Mike Keisling We are officially into 2021 and the growth we have seen in the golf industry is showing zero signs of slowing down. Golf courses and practice facilities all throughout Dallas/Fort Worth have been beyond busy. I hope the weather will remain mild and allow us all the ability to continue enjoying the health benefits …

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By Josh Biard & Matt Greenemeier The start of the New Year is a good time to reflect on the past year and take some time to establish new healthy habits and routines, but where and how to begin can be a little daunting. Do you know your priorities and goals? How are you going to adapt your nutrition and …

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