Author: Katie Vickery

Advice for Beginners

Polo fitness is important for everyone, no matter what handicap or experience level you are. Any player from a 10 goaler to a brand new player can benefit from simple fitness routines and stretching regimes. This week I want to aim my advice at those just starting out in polo (this advice also applies to Read More …

Breathing During Exercise

A proper breathing technique during exercise can make a huge difference in terms of sports performance. During exercise a good breathing technique is key. Air mismanagement such as breathing in too quickly and holding it in or inadequate breathing, can affect the amount of vital oxygen entering our bodies, bringing negative side effects and adversely Read More …

PQ International

The latest PQ International is out now! Click Here to read it online and make sure you go to pages 52 and 53 to check out the latest Fitness for Polo installment on how to look great for the summer and increase your core strength for Polo.   Download these great exercises and access them from Read More …

Pololine | Lower Back Pain

  In a very interesting article called The Origin of Certain Injuries, Prof Eduardo Amaya discusses the possible reasons and causes behind lower back pain in polo players. It is very important for players to take in to account how injuries occur and what is happening in their bodies as they play polo. Amaya’s account helps Read More …

Reinventing Tradition

Polo is one of the oldest recorded sports in the world. A game steeped in tradition, it has been played since 500 BC (or so goes the myth) and every year it becomes more popular and more competitive. Behind the scenes one can only admire the alarming rate at which the science and know-how behind Read More …