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Every golfer wants to get more distance on their drives. An extra 10-15 yards off the drive makes the next shot that much easier and leads to lower scores. We know that the golf swing and the body are connected. The body swing connection so important that if body is not able to move well, you will not be able fully execute the swing. This will lead you to compensate creatingw more inconsistencies and higher scores. Here are 3 tips to make your body swing the club better and get more distance of...
Posted on 2018-05-18
The debate of static or dynamic stretching has been raising eyebrows for the past few years in regards to proper and effective sports warm-ups. Static stretching refers to bringing your muscle to a point of tension (when you feel the pull in it) and holding it there for around 30-45 seconds. Dynamic stretching, while still bringing muscles to a point of tension, involves doing so through movement.            For a very long time, the though...
Posted on 2018-05-18
Benching is one of the core components of a weight-lifting program but it can also be a common source of shoulder pain.  Here are some tips on managing this! Don’t forget about the warm-up. New to warming up before your workout? Check out our previous blog post to guide you through a proper warm-up.  4 Take Home Lessons to Perform Better: 1) Improve your thoracic extension - A lack of extension in the spine can result in a chain of events that causes a pi...
Posted on 2018-03-29
In the past decade there has been a dramatic spike in Tommy John surgeries in professional and amateur baseball. This surgery reconstructs the ligament on the inner side of the elbow. Between 1974 (when Tommy John had his operation) and the early 1990’s there were only a handful of these surgeries (see chart). Between 2003 and 2012 Tommy John procedures have dramatically spiked to an average of 35-44 per season in professional baseball (MLB organizations). Many theories have been promot...
Posted on 2018-01-22
Little Leaguer’s elbow has been used as a catch-all term for many types of elbow injuries in the skeletally immature athlete. This may lead to the under-estimation of the severity of some of these injuries. Growth plates, immature articular surfaces and lack of muscular development complicate the assessment. Due to the scope of this article, lateral and posterior elbow injuries will not be discussed. While medial elbow pain in the skeletally mature player often suggests Ulnar collater...
Posted on 2018-01-19
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