It’s the New Year, How About a Fitness Check-up?
Exercise Basics | Mindset

It’s the New Year, How About a Fitness Check-up?

It is the New Year and some folks use this winter downtime to take care of themselves. It’s a time to finally make appointments with the doctor, dentist, or even set up the dreaded colonoscopy. Good stuff! But how many of you ever think about getting a Fitness Check-Up™? In fact, what does that even…

ABS? CORE? What’s the Difference?
Golf Fitness

ABS? CORE? What’s the Difference?

GOLF GAME RESULTS: LONGER DRIVES. When we work our abs, the idea is to strengthen the large abdominal muscles that help us flex forward, or twist our torso.  If we want to take it a step further, we can work our transverse abdominus, the muscle that is activated when we do leg lifts.  Working all…

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…