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Pelvic Floor Health

By Optimum Movement Centre on February 13, 2019 in | comments

Pelvic floor weakness affects men and women and may be the result of being overweight, associated straining with constipation, persistent heavy lifting, excessive coughing, high impact exercise, ageing as well as changes in hormone levels during menopause and childbirth in women.

Although the pelvic floor muscles are hidden from view, they play an important role in continence, organ support, core strength and stability. These muscles work with the abdominal and back muscles to stabilise and support the spine. The pelvic floor muscles can be consciously controlled and therefore trained much like any other muscle, such as your arm or leg muscles and like other muscles, need regular exercise to function optimally.

 

Improving your Golf with MedX and the Optimum Movement Centre

By Optimum Movement Centre on February 1, 2019 in | comments
Do you want to improve your golf swing, performance and endurance to enhance your game?

Whether you’re an amateur or professional golfer, you are generally looking to improve your swing, grip and shot selection, amongst other technical components of the game.

For a long, strong and consistent golf swing, having an optimal range of motion through your shoulders, hips and spine is essential. In order to improve your game, you need to address these key areas through a focussed strength and conditioning program. Physical strength, flexibility and general condition play an important role in your overall game.

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