Golf Fitness

Fitness for Golf? It’s All About Plastic!

GOLF GAME RESULTS: CONSISTENCY AND INJURY PREVENTION.We all know how frustrating it is trying to change our golf swing or putting stroke. It can feel like something is against us, leaving us wondering why it is so hard to change. We know that it is possible to improve.  But how? There are all kinds of…

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Endurance for Golf – Avoiding an Energy Crisis

GOLF GAME RESULTS: LONGER DRIVES. Ever noticed that during your 18 holes of golf, fatigue of one sort or another begins to creep in, possibly even affecting your performance? Here are a few things that you can do (some easier than others!) to help combat the “droops”: Stay hydrated. Mild-moderate dehydration can cause fatigue. Water…

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Three Steps Toward Integrating Posture, Balance and Endurance

GOLF GAME RESULTS: LONGER DRIVES. Oftentimes when we think of getting in shape for golf, we break things down into three categories: Strength training, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility. Certainly working on any or all of these areas will help to keep you fit on the golf course and beyond. But, there are other areas in…

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Balance, Tai Chi and Other Things

GOLF GAME RESULTS: GREATER GOLF SWING PRECISION AND ACCURACY. The practice of Tai Chi, a mind-body exercise which challenges the ability to control one’s posture and stay balanced in a variety of positions, has become a popular way for people of all ages to maintain or increase their sense of balance. To affirm this, a…

Golf Fitness

Biomechanics Tells the Story

GOLF GAME RESULTS: LONGER DRIVES. There has been a great deal of research dedicated to analysis of the golf swing.  Research has focused on measurement of muscle activity, ground reaction forces on the feet, compression forces on the spine, and measurement of twisting/rotational angles and resulting forces.  Some research has compared the golf swings of…