Archive

June 2011

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AS RORY CLIMBS TO NUMBER 3 – TIME TO GET FIT FOR THE FAIRWAY?

Summer is fast approaching right?! So it must be time to dust off the old golf clubs, but next time you’re in the clubhouse, take a look around at the golfers. Many will be nursing a bad back, unconsciously massaging a stiff shoulder, or agonising over a sore wrist or elbow. Amazingly, golf is still overwhelmingly thought of as a gentle sport. It’s all about skill not fitness, right? After all, the major exertion consists of teeing off, then a stroll up the fairway. If only. The reality is the... Read More

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HYPERTROPHY: Are you doing the correct training for athletic development?

We recently supplied Kinetica product to Rob Palmer Strength and Conditioning coach at London Irish and Internationally ranked GB Power Lifter – he is in a unique position to explain how different types of muscle profile are relevant for different sports…. “In all sports it is imperative to achieve your optimal body mass for success, there is a common theme through all sports, top sprinters will weigh around 80-85kg . Look at the last crop of world record holders over 100m, Ben Johnson (81kg), Donovan Bailey (82kg), Maurice Greene (82kg),... Read More