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A Casual 9, Episode 6: Shannon Heffernan

With my off-season training in full swing, I thought it would be appropriate to get a dose of golf fitness information by welcoming the founder and owner of DM (Dynamic Motion) Golf Performance, Shannon Heffernan, on A Casual 9. Shannon has a Master’s degree in Kinesiology, is a Class “A” teaching professional, a TPI-3 Golf Fitness Coach and TPI-3 Golf Instructor. Her combined knowledge of the body, the golf swing, and fitness has turned DM Golf Performance into the go-to golf fitness facility in Calgary. Please enjoy.

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Crushing the Off-Season

As a golfer in Canada, learning how to embrace and make the most of the off-season is essential to my sanity. Although the end of another golf season can feel like a bummer, I also look forward to the off-season and all of the opportunities that come with it. I recently saw a comment from DM Golf Performance on Facebook that reminded me of the importance of having an off-season:

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9 Unique Holiday Gift Ideas for Golfers

With the holiday season almost upon us, we're all starting to think about gifts for those special people in our lives. If you have a special someone in your life who is a golfer, consider yourself lucky as the holidays approach. There are a plethora of gift options for the golfer, many of which you've probably explored already. However, if you want to surprise them with something creative ...

Food at the Turn: Time for Golf Courses to Step Up Their Game

Before hot dog lovers from around the world start leaving me hate-mail, let me get one thing straight -- I love a beer and a hot dog at the turn too. There is something satisfying about a dirty 'dog' on the golf course. The problem is, I don't want a hot dog every time I play golf, and a soggy sandwich that has been sitting in the fridge for too long isn't an appealing alternative. It extends far beyond a matter of preference ...

Getting Fit with DM Golf Performance

Getting fit for golf isn't just about out-driving your friends and lower scores. It's also about general well-being, enhanced enjoyment, and longevity. In my latest Road to Scratch post, I talked about recovering from injury, which had a significant impact on my game. Making a full recovery from injury is one thing, but taking steps to prevent it from happening again in the future is equally important to me. This is where DM Golf Performance comes in ...

What Does the Off-Season Mean to You?

As a blanket of snow fell on Alberta this weekend, it forced me to come to terms with the fact that the off-season is officially upon us. Depending where you live, obviously, the length of your off-season can be highly variable. Whether your off-season is dictated by weather, self imposed, or driven by other factors … Continue reading What Does the Off-Season Mean to You?

Golf Nutrition: How Do You Get Energized?

Whether you're heading out for a round of golf or heading into the office for the day (hopefully the former), it doesn't take a PhD to figure out that getting something into your system that's well balanced and nutritious to sustain your energy is crucial for maintaining a high level of awesomeness. I've recently added … Continue reading Golf Nutrition: How Do You Get Energized?

Golf Warm Up – Getting Your Round Started Right

Although I try my best to ignore what other people are doing on the range, I can't help but notice on occasion how other people perform their golf warm up before a round. I'll often notice fellow amateurs sabotaging themselves during their pre-round warm up. I've seen clubs thrown, self degrading curses after poor shots, … Continue reading Golf Warm Up – Getting Your Round Started Right