Hello Stability, nice to meet you!

Here’s the deal, everyone in my golf fitness world talk non stop about being mobile, improving mobility, flexibility, increasing rotation……basically, let’s make our joints move more. Sorry to all you pro mobility people out there, but I’m going to head a different direction with this post and challenge you to consider another option. I’m notContinue reading “Hello Stability, nice to meet you!”

Let’s talk Pelvis, and start building your best core!

Yesterday we talked about some great ways to attack the core and get the best function out of your body.  But today, let’s go deeper and take a look at the first and most important step in building a sound base that will help you reach all sorts of awesome in everything you do throughoutContinue reading “Let’s talk Pelvis, and start building your best core!”

Monday Rehab: Stop the hour long plank holds…..do this instead!

We’re keeping it simple on this Monday Rehab edition.  Bottom line, planks are awesome, but why on earth is everyone trying to hold it for a million hours?  Ok, I will admit that as a trainer, the plank has long been a wonderful torture device.  But let’s be real, holding it for longs periods ofContinue reading “Monday Rehab: Stop the hour long plank holds…..do this instead!”

Some Saturday evening stability work

I played golf at the crack of dawn this morning.  It was so early, even the dew wasn’t ready to be swept.  The tournament I am playing in is the West Seattle Amateur, and it is by far one of my favorite events of the year.  I’m using it this time around as a warmContinue reading “Some Saturday evening stability work”

One of my favorites…..

Only one more day left here in paradise, so in honor of this glorious weather here is one of my favorite exercises I just happened to film at the top of Kokohead Crater this past January. I’s and Y’s The goal of this exercise is not just to engage the mid and lower trap muscles,Continue reading “One of my favorites…..”

Looking for a post workout challenge? Try this!

There is nothing I love more than finding fun and creative ways to finish a workout.  It’s the perfect time to get some mental and physical work done, the kind that will translate when you’re on the 16th hole of a tournament and the nervous system is taxed. So at the end of a workout,Continue reading “Looking for a post workout challenge? Try this!”

Monday Rehab: Neutral Spine

Neutral spine: two words that fly around the training world a lot these days.  I say it all the time on here and at my office.  I read articles everyday that reference it.  But I realized this week that it seems to be used incorrectly or perhaps too much.  That’s not to say that understandingContinue reading “Monday Rehab: Neutral Spine”

Monday Rehab: Hip Drop vs. Lumbar Rotation

Today’s exercise is more about cleaning up the intention behind it in addition to the form. How many of you have tried, or had a trainer take you through either a Scorpion or a Lumbar Rotation Exercise?  If you have not experienced these before, here is what they look like: Good in theory right?  TheContinue reading “Monday Rehab: Hip Drop vs. Lumbar Rotation”