Body Awareness
Golf Fitness

Body Awareness

GOLF GAME RESULTS: GREATER GOLF SWING PRECISION AND ACCURACY.As we all know, the game of golf requires a great deal of concentration, precision, and “feel” in order to pull off a decent shot. But are we aware of what our bodies are doing, or where the glitches are that may be preventing us from hitting…

Stretching Before Golf: Research Update
Golf Fitness

Stretching Before Golf: Research Update

GOLF GAME RESULTS: LONGER DRIVES.These days more and more is being written about the value of stretching before engaging in any athletic activity. Indeed, scientists are beginning to look more closely at supposed benefits of stretching, and have begun to challenge the conventional wisdom that recommends stretching before partaking in any sport. Previously, stretching before…

Stretching: Technique Can Make a Difference
Golf Fitness

Stretching: Technique Can Make a Difference

GOLF GAME RESULTS: GREATER DISTANCE.One of the mainstays of golf fitness is stretching. In this case, stretching serves many purposes. Stretching can give your movements a greater range of motion that can translate to greater club head speed. It can help to bring more blood flow to tissues and lubricant to joints, which makes for…

Fitness for Golf?  It’s All About Plastic!
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…

Endurance for Golf – Avoiding an Energy Crisis
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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…

Three Steps Toward Integrating Posture, Balance and Endurance
Golf Fitness

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…