KPJ’s Cardiogolf 12-Week Game Improvement Program

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

This FREE program is designed for anyone who wants to improve their golf game and kick-start their golf fitness. Simply sign up for my blog and receive weekly golf and fitness tips that will guide you through a 12-week game improvement program. You can subscribe to my blog on this page, simple type in your email address in the box … Read More

THE IDEAL GOLF FITNESS PROGRAM

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

FITNESS FOR GOLF To maximize your golf performance, the golf athlete needs to do a variety of different exercises and workouts to build and fitness. The are seven physical performance factors that are crucial to every golf-conditioning program: posture, balance, mobility, stability (the combination of strength and balance), power, coordination, and endurance. The ideal way to train for golf is … Read More

WRITE DOWN YOUR GOLF GOALS FOR 2010

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Your First Step to Achieving Your Golf Goals for 2010 is to Set Achievable Goals! Goals are a crucial part of improving your game.  Obviously, without a clear idea of what you actually want to achieve,  it is very unlikely that you will ever achieve it. The more detailed your target is, the more real it becomes and the more … Read More

Swing a Weighted Club this Winter to Activate Your Golf Muscles

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Swinging a weighted club a few minutes every other day will help activate your golf muscles and help smooth out your swing.  It is hard to swing a weighted club fast, so having a little weight will help not only smooth out your swing, but help your tempo.  Swinging a weighted club will also help you develop strength. Watch this … Read More

Cardiogolf Can Help Your Golf Game

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

What is Cardiogolf? Cardiogolf is a 60-minute golf-specific workout that is taught by certified instructors using an area in a gym or at a practice range. Using the specially designed Cardio Club participants learn exercises to promote better swing mechanics, flexibility, strength and balance throughout the golf swing. The exercises are set to music which makes this program ideal for … Read More

Hit the Ball Straighter Not Harder for More Distance

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

To get more distance , try hitting the ball straighter instead of harder.  Concentrate on hitting the ball in the sweetspot of the clubface. If you have ever hit the sweetspot, you know that these shots fly farther than the shots you hit off-center in the heel or the toe.  For every quarter inch you hit the ball outside the … Read More

KPJ Answers Your Questions

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Question: I started playing golf about a year now and my handicap is around +25 and under. My average driving distances around 245 yards consistently. My problem is my short game irons, especially with my 3,4,5 irons. I find it harder to hit good with these irons than my woods or the driver. I need help! Thanks, Tim Answer: Technically … Read More

Golf Exercise of the Week: Plank

KarenCardiogolf Daily Dose, Golf Fitness

Core muscles, which include the abdominal and back muscles, are essential to the golf swing to create power. Strengthening the core can be done with a simple plank exercise.Plank exercises can be done almost anywhere at any time. Performing plank exercises on a regular basis will help strengthen muscles to improve golf swing and prevent injury. How to Perform the … Read More

Core Muscles are Essential to the Golf Swing

KarenCardiogolf Daily Dose, Golf Fitness

Core muscles, which include the abdominals and the low back, are essential to the golf swing to create power. Strengthening the core can be done with simple plank exercises. To learn how to do these and other golf-specific exercises click here… Plank exercises can be done almost anywhere at any time. Performing plank exercises on a regular basis will help … Read More

Pitch it Close

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Pitching Essentials A pitch or pitch shot, usually played with a highly lofted club like a pitching or sand wedge, is designed to go a short distance with a high ball flight to land softly on the green. Here are some basic fundamentals to help you become a better short game player. 1. Stance is narrow and open 2. Weight … Read More