100 Cardiogolf Drills and Exercises with the Shortee Club-Lag Drill

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Practice something about your game everyday. #CardioGolfChallenge

In my opinion, daily practice is the key to success towards any goal.  Making 10 practice swings a day or exercising  for 5 minutes everyday will get you playing better and in better shape than  exercising or practicing for two or three hours once a week. First of all, it is always hard to find big chunks of time to do massive workouts or beat balls on the driving range.  Secondly, the long workouts or practice sessions usually lead to fatigued swings, injuries and ingrained bad habits.

There is something to be said about the momentum of taking small daily steps towards a goal that is cumulatively better than taking big steps with less frequency.

Use the Cardiogolf ‘Shortee’ Club to practice everyday.  If you don’t have room to swing a regular golf indoors or you can’t make it to the golf course or driving range, use the Cardiogolf ‘Shortee’ Club to practice anywhere and at anytime.

100 Cardiogolf Drills and Exercises

  1. Set-Up Practice
  2. Grip Practice
  3. Back Arm Only Drill
  4. Impact Drill
  5. Forward Lunge with Arm Extension
  6. Front Arm Only Drill
  7. Back Arm Only Drill on an Uphill Slope
  8. Hand Placement 
  9. Squats with Arm Extension
  10. Back Arm Only Drill on a Downhill Slope
  11. Overhead Arm Reach
  12. Front Arm Only Drill on a Downhill Slope
  13. Alignment Drill
  14. Lunge and Twist 
  15. Y to L Drill 
  16. Side Flexion
  17. Wide Takeaway Drill
  18. Feet Together Drill
  19. Step and Swing Drill
  20. Wrist Hinge Drill Variation
  21. Posture Drill
  22. Shake Hands Drill 
  23. Learn to Coil and Uncoil 
  24. Elbows Together Drill 
  25. Wrist Hinge Drill 
  26. Single Leg Balance Drill 
  27. Squat Transition Drill 
  28. Baseball Swing Drill
  29. Pump Drill
  30. Takeaway Drill with GolfGym PowerSWING Plus
  31. Backswing Drill with the GolfGym PowerSWNG Plus
  32. Stop Coming Over the Top
Today we focus on how to create lag-

What is lag in the golf swing? Lag is the angle that is created between the wrists and the golf club on the downswing that stores energy that is unleashed at the moment of impact to propel the ball  The longer you can maintain the angle, the more power you will create.

The opposite of lag would be casting or coming over the top. This is when the golfer loses the angle or straightens the wrists on the downswing, causing loss of power and mis-hit shots.

Here is a drill that not only helps a golfer feel lag, but also can stretch the muscles in the hands, wrists and forearms.  Practicing this simple exercise can help prevent injury and strengthen your wrists and keep your hands and fingers flexible.

Lag Wrist Stretch-
  • Grip the Shortee club in your lead hand as shown. Placing your thumb flat on the grip.
  • Keeping your lead arm straight, pull the opposite side of the club back with your back hand.
  • Pull slowly so to feel a stretch in your hand, wrist and forearm.
  • Hold stretch for 8 to 10 seconds.
  • Repeat on opposite hand. 

Practice something about your game everyday. #CardioGolfChallenge

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Karen Palacios-Jansenis a LPGA Class A Teaching Professional and a Certified Personal Trainer specializing in Golf Fitness. Karen serves as the National Vice President of the LPGA Teaching And Club Professionals Membership and has been voted as one of America’s  “Top 50 Golf-Fitness Professionals” by Golf Digest Magazine and  “Top 50 Instructor”by LPGA.  Karen received the prestigious LPGA National Teacher of the Year award in 2008.

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