Are your Hip Flexors Tight or just Weak?
One of the most common problems runners can experience during marathon training is developing 'tight hip flexor muscles', this is often due to running technique and the lack of strength training during marathon training. The thing that makes it difficult, is that tight or weak hip flexors don't always present themselves as 'pain' to the quadriceps; instead, they manifest themselves further around the kinetic chain and cause issues fu
Posture is all we seem to hear about these days, we are told to sit up right, pull our shoulders back and so on. How many of us actually take this advice on board with our lives outside of work and home life though? How many of us take these tips on board in our sport? Well, one group of people are the professionals, and they seem to be getting on quite well, so where do we start? There are a number of approaches to improve your posture in golf, but first of all- learn the po
As people, we are designed to do far more than just stand and sit. We are capable of twisting, rotating, bending, standing, jumping, running and lots more too! The shoulder is a key joint in the body which enables us to move our upper limbs freely, but what would happen if certain movements were restricted? Could it impact us in a negative way? Could it affect our performance?
A movement restriction in any joint can limit progress and can lead to bigger problems down the lin
As people, we are designed to do far more than just stand and sit. We are capable of twisting, rotating, bending, standing, jumping, running and lots more too!
In golf, it's no different, in fact a key part of the swing is the ability to rotate, this involves the spine, hips and shoulders, but in this article I'm going to show you how to get more out of your hips.
The hips and the shoulders share most in common out of all the joints in the body, as they are both 'ball and