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Repetitive motions made during your golf game can put undue stress and strain on your body.  The following yoga poses build flexibility, strength, balance, mobility, and rotational power which will enhance your swing. Revolved Crescent Lunge  Benefits: Increases stamina and balance Improves posture by awakening the spine and back muscles Releases tension in the back, neck, and shoulders Tones your …

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If you have been a follower of AVIDGOLFER over the years, we have featured hundreds of restaurants across the Metroplex, but for 2022, we thought we would try something a little different. Yes, we will still feature some restaurants from time to time, but we would like to introduce our readers to a new feature… the Hamm’s Meat + Market …

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Some auto manufacturers are streamlining their product lines – mainly sedans. Sure, SUVs and Crossovers are still in high demand, but sexy sporty sedans continue to turn heads. The demand for those sleek rides is significant enough for companies to find ways to aptly fill their product lines.  Cadillac is a good case study. Their SUV/Crossovers sell well. The new …

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Downtown McKinney is a quiet little spot where time seems to have stood still. You would never think that in an area bustling with exponential development and growth you can find a local meat market that is brimming with nostalgia and hometown hospitality.  Hamm’s Meat + Market is exactly that. A business that has been ingrained in the local community …

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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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For years, Volvo’s much-deserved claim to fame was their peerless safety features rather than sexy lines as the boxy rides resembled rolling security-laden refrigerators. Not the most alluring silhouettes, but at least you had a great chance of arriving in one piece.  Thankfully, Volvo designers have heard the shouts of customers demanding their safety in beautiful packages. Good on them.  …

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The oft-admired Land Rover brand continues to pump out excellent rides onto its popular roster. Add in the welcome reassurance of its iconic 4-wheel capability overcoming various climatic and terrain challenges makes the brand a superb choice for the sedate urbanite and off-road adventurer. A terrific new option is the much-anticipated 2021 Land Rover Defender 90 First Edition. The Defender …

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When you were a kid, how many rounds of miniature golf did you play? If you’re like me, it was hundreds. Hundreds of times rolling those multi-colored balls on that outdoor green carpet as a gigantic plaster hippo looked on while you ricocheted putt after putt off of those bright orange obstacles. Those were the good ol’ days, indeed.  As …

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Although golf is considered a less traumatic sport, injuries often happen. Whether you are a duffer, a serious golfer, or a PGA Tour player, you may be susceptible to a golf-related back injury. Statistics have shown that more than 35% of novice golfers and more than 63% of serious golfers have experienced a spinal injury or back pain. Professional golfers …

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Have you experienced an intense pain along your inner elbow joint during or after a round? If so, you may be experiencing a condition called golfer’s elbow (Medial Epicondylitis) or pitcher’s elbow (often termed Tendinosis or Epicondylalgia).  Golfer’s elbow is a condition caused by inflammation of the tendon where the forearm muscles connect to the bone. This is due to …

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