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Momentum is Killing You and Your Golf Game!

Momentum is Killing You and Your Golf Game!

Any chance you would want to do a quick test to see if you are at risk for getting killed by momentum?What in the heck do I mean by that?And by the way, what in the heck is momentum anyways?”Hopefully you answered yes”The quickest and easiest way I can explain what momentum is to youContinue Reading »

Golf: Over Swinging = Losing Distance

Golf: Over Swinging = Losing Distance

So we’ve gone over the proper body mechanics required for the golf swing and how improper use of those body mechanics leads to back pain and losing distance off the tee. We also now know that the twisting/turning motions of the golf swing are supposed to come from your upper back (thoracic spine) and yourContinue Reading »

Back Pain and Losing Distance Are Directly Correlated

Back Pain and Losing Distance Are Directly Correlated

In America low back pain is the number one reason why male golfers stop golfing. In addition, statistically speaking, 80% of all Americans will experience low back pain at some point in their life. It just so happens that golfing significantly increases your chances for experiencing low back pain, especially after the age of 50 yearsContinue Reading »

The 4 Pillars of Your Golf Game

The 4 Pillars of Your Golf Game

A quick Google search of “how to improve your golf game” will result in endless pages of options ranging from free self help videos to training programs you could spend thousands of dollars on. Results vary from working on your swing technique to mental training to the latest and greatest technology, to working with aContinue Reading »

How to Add More Distance to Your Tee Shot

How to Add More Distance to Your Tee Shot

Golf is one of the most common sports played among retired Americans, especially in Florida! The number of golfers exponentially increases in Naples Florida where I was born, raised, and started my Physical Therapy practice Berman Physical Therapy. You literally cannot drive more than 3 minutes anywhere in Naples without passing a golf course. AtContinue Reading »

10 Ways to Prevent Falls

10 Ways to Prevent Falls

Falls are the leading cause of fatality in older adults……and there are several things you can do to help prevent a fall. Read below to start implementing ways to decrease your fall risk. 1. Get Strong Strength training is not only important for staying lean and strong, but it also is important when preventing falls. AContinue Reading »

The Jacked-O-Lantern Workout

The Jacked-O-Lantern Workout

7 Exercises You Can Do With a Pumpkin 1 Goblet SquatStarting in a standing position with the legs slightly wider than the hips while holding on to your pumpkin, drop your hips back into a seated position. Position your body back up by squeezing your butt tight and keeping your back straight throughout the entireContinue Reading »

Let’s Make Waves!

Let’s Make Waves!

10 POOL EXERCISES FOR YOUR NEXT POOL DAY 1. Hip Abduction Standing while holding on to the side of the pool, with leg slightly behind other leg, lift leg straight out to the side. 2. Mini Squats Holding on to the side of the pool while standing with your feet directly under your hips, squeeze your buttContinue Reading »

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