How to Swing Faster with Bench Press

Are you Benching Enough? As a golfer, are you currently incorporating bench press into your routine to be able to swing faster?  If so, then extra credit for you.  If not, then I’d really like to know why not.  I think the most common question I get...

The Secret to Swinging Faster

Jumping for Swing Speed? By Tyler Johnson, MS, CSCS Maybe you’re sitting in a chair right now reading this article.  So, let’s do a quick experiment and standup out of the chair.  How did you just get yourself from siting nice and comfortably in...

One Quick Test Towards Fixing Your Back Pain

One Quick Test Towards Fixing Your Back Pain Written by Will Barlock, PT, DPT, CSCS Low back pain can be a tricky thing to treat. In some of our previous blog posts, we have discussed the importance of determining the cause and treating it versus treating the...

Stop Stretching Your Hamstrings, Please!

Stop Stretching Your Hamstrings, Please! Want to know how many golfers we see trying to improve their golf game by stretching their hamstrings? I can hardly count that high! Want to know how many golfers have improved their performance both on and off the course by...

One Exercise Every Golfer Needs to Master

One Exercise Every Golfer Needs to Master I get asked all the time, “What is the one exercise that I need to be doing to help my golf game?”  There may not be one single exercise that will turn you into a scratch golfer overnight. However, there is a go-to exercise...

Year-Round Strength Training for Golfers

Year-Round Strength Training for Golfers Do you need to be training in a gym year-round?  The answer is a definite YES! It happens all too often, you train all off-season, put on (x) number of miles per hour on your club head speed, start the season driving...

Why Your Neck Pain Isn’t a Neck Problem

Why Your Neck Pain Isn’t a Neck Problem Do you have a crick in your neck? Can’t check your blindspot while driving to the course? Feel like your backswing is shorter than you want because of a tight neck? We see these issues all the time at Par4Success, and...

Cause Versus Symptom – Which Are You Treating?

Cause Versus Symptom – Which Are You Treating? This is a very commonly heard situation for several of my clients coming in for physical therapy. They say, “I hurt and am trying to treat that spot, but nothing is improving.” A common misconception is to treat the pain...