Golf: Practice Perfection = Performance Optimization

In golf, how you approach the game has quite a bit to do with outcome. You can’t just go up there and hit it and expect consistent results. Here are the keys to making practice, play and then performance rounds count. Even more important at this early time in the season when you...
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Train the Brain

It’s no secret, as we get older we don’t think as fast. And, if you are a competitive athlete, how fast you can see, think and react determines results. In the past, what you were born with was your maximum ability. That has changed, we can train the brain!...
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The Everything Exercise?

There is a trend these days to have compound exercises fix just about everything in one movement. In most cases, this is just not physiologically possible. Movements are repetitive patterns that take quite a bit of time to change, and even more so with the golf swing. What you...
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Is Lactate Threshold Testing Worth Your Time

When LT Testing (LTT) started in Europe in the 70’s and 80’s, it was an inexpensive means to determine some effect of training and the ability of the athlete to go for an extended period. In short, unless you are riding in the Tour de France, LTT, as espoused by The Method...
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Fearless Golf, The U.S. Open

Once you have the physical skills, then golf is a mental game. The U.S. Open at Oakmont conjures up scenes of massive church pew bunkers never giving up the golf ball with rough tall enough to hide a horse. No doubt it is a difficult course with a challenging set up. The secret...
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Comprehensive Programs from Weight Loss to Sports Performance

Knowing your physiological levels enables you to focus your most valuable resource—time. Each program at the CCHSS starts with finding your current levels of exercise abilities and performance measures. Your optimal fitness and health program is designed around your needs,...
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15th Club–Joint Venture

By Neil Wolkodoff, PhD & James Ferrari, MD As the golf season wears on, you might have noticed that your hip, knee or shoulder has been achy and downright painful after every round. Nothing in the medicine cabinet seems to help. Is it time to consider an artificial joint? Are...
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Can household chores really extend your life?

A study out of Great Britain shows doing household chores can help extend your lifespan by burning a high number of calories. The study, done by electrical goods giant Philips, was based on surveys completed by 3,000 middle-aged civil servants. “I feel dead tired after I’m done,”...
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How many calories do you burn in golf?

A Little Scientific Research for All Those 19th-Hole Debates By BILL PENNINGTON Is golf truly a sport? Ever wonder if you play better golf riding in a cart or walking? Ever wonder how many calories you burn in a typical round? Or if you would play better if you were in better...
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