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Mallie Wilson Rickard

Licensed Physical Therapist, PT, DPT // EW Pilates Instructor // EW Yoga Instructor // TPI Level 1 Certified // EW Motion Therapy Homewood

Sports Performance | Physical Therapy | Personal Training

By: Mallie Wilson Rickard
March 30th, 2022

Think about the core of an apple. It usually either gets thrown away or composted after we finish eating it, but what does it do while the apple is growing? It stores the apple’s seeds and provides stability for the apple as it gets heavier on the branch. While a human’s core doesn’t store seeds, it does protect our vital organs and give us stability as we move. But what even is your core? And what are the best ways to keep it strong? 

Run | Sports Performance | Personal Training

By: Mallie Wilson Rickard
March 24th, 2022

If you are beginning a new fitness program, you may hear your instructor or trainer mention activating your “glutes.” While you have probably heard the word before, you may not know why they matter to your fitness. What even are they, and how do they affect your daily movement? 

Golf | Sports Performance

By: Mallie Wilson Rickard
December 22nd, 2021

Golf is a game all about details. You use 14 different clubs, you have to be able to make consistent swings, and it has a complicated scoring system. It is quite a challenge to attempt learning all facets of the game on your own, which is why many golfers take lessons from a swing coach or a licensed golf pro at their facility. 

Golf | Sports Performance

By: Mallie Wilson Rickard
December 22nd, 2021

When starting golf lessons, it is essential to find the right instructor for you. If you live in an area with many golf facilities, however, making sense of your options can feel overwhelming. How do you figure out whether the pro you end up with is the right one for you?