Category Archives: Golf

4 ways to avoid gold injuries

The sunshine — and thus golf season — has FINALLY arrived! There is nothing better for one’s mood than doing a beloved form of exercise in the sun; the combo offers a double dose of mood-boosting hormones. Plus, doing something … Continue reading

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The Globe and Mail: How to prevent golf injuries after a winter off

Too many people underestimate the stress that golf puts on the body; after months of not golfing during the winter, they jump right back in. To prevent injuries, golfers need proper biomechanics and a specific base level of strength, range … Continue reading

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The Globe and Mail: Improve your golf game this summer with these two exercises

I am excited to share the first video from my most recent Globe and Mail shoot. We filmed the series in my very own studio. So proud that I can say “my own studio“. Take a look at the two … Continue reading

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Talk Radio AM60 Radio Spot

This week I spoke with John Oakley on Talk Radio AM60 about the advantages of doing something you love as your form of exercise. If you missed the live show, you can listen to the podcast here. “Kathleen Trotter – … Continue reading

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Strength Training for Golfers

While it’s true that golf is a skill-based sport, that doesn’t mean golfers shouldn’t prioritize strength and flexibility training. To prevent injury, golfers need strength and flexibility relative to the physical demands of the sport. And if you want to … Continue reading

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Globe & Mail: Want to get in golfing shape? Try this great stretch

Many golfers don’t have adequate motion in their hips. Trainer Kathleen Trotter shows you how to loosen them up before you start swinging. Watch the Video

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Globe & Mail: Warm up for your golf or tennis match

Are you ready for your weekend golf or tennis match? Start getting warmed up before even getting out of bed. Read More

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Get Fit for Seasonal Sports

Kathleen Trotter is a personal trainer, Pilates equipment expert, Globe and Mail fitness columnist and blogger. She says, “Don’t use running to get in shape, get in shape to run!” Beginners or sedentary individuals need to start off slowly to … Continue reading

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Globe & Mail: Put those golf balls buried in your closet to good use

It may still be winter out there, but just roll with it. While sitting at your desk, place a golf ball under the arch of your foot (any ball will do, but a golf ball is best). Push into the … Continue reading

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Globe & Mail: How do I get my golf game back after a long winter?

The question: I am about to go on a golf holiday, but it’s been months since I’ve last played. What are some exercises I can do get game-ready again? The answer: To improve your game in any skill-based sport, you … Continue reading

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Globe Video: How the letters Y, T and I are the key to a stronger core

One of my favourite circuits will quickly strengthen your upper back and core. Watch to learn how to improve your posture. These exercises are particularly great for anyone who sits too much, or anyone who participates in rotational sports. Fun fact … Continue reading

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What exercises can help me avoid golf injuries?

The Question: I golf. Are there exercises I should be doing to prevent injury? The Answer: Do exercises that strengthen and mobilitize your shoulders and hips. Lack of range of motion at any of your joints, but particularly lack of … Continue reading

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