Cardiogolf for Endurance

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

American Heart Month The American Heart Association (http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/) has declared this month-American Heart Month to battle cardiovascular disease and educate Americans on what we can do to live heart-healthy lives. Heart disease can be prevented. To keep your heart healthy: • Watch your weight. • Quit smoking and stay away from secondhand smoke. • Control your cholesterol and blood pressure. • If … Read More

Getting Rid of Morning Stiffness in Joints and Muscles

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

If you are like me, you have been spending more time during this off-season working out. This may have caused you to wake up a little stiff in joints and muscles. I know it takes me a few minutes to get loosened up before I start my day. That is why I do some gentle stretches for a few minutes … Read More

Strength + Flexibility = Distance

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

You know you need to lift weights to get stronger for more distance, but I know many of you are leery of lifting free weights and using machines because they may leave you tight and inflexible. You are right, you need resistance training to build strength for golf, but you want to maintain your flexibility at the same time.  A … Read More

Vitalize Your Posture for a Better Swing

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Cardiogolf Mini-Posture Workout “If you setup correctly, there’s a good chance you’ll hit a reasonable shot, even if you make a mediocre swing. If you setup to the ball poorly, you’ll hit a lousy shot even if you make the greatest swing in the world.” Jack Nicklaus Physical Limitations that Cause Poor Posture Tight chest muscles Limited range of motion in … Read More

Golf is for Lovers

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

When most people think of golf, they usually don’t think of love or marriage, but I do.  I met my husband for the first time on a golf course and we have been blissfuly married and playing golf for over 11 year nows. Golf always has been and will always be a big part of our lives. To make a … Read More

Cardiogolf for a Better Driver Set Up

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Cardiogolf is a golf-­specific workout designed by LPGA Teacher of the Year Karen Palacios-Jansen. Participants learn exercises to promote better swing mechanics, flexibility, strength and balance throughout the golf swing. The routine is a combination of swing drills and golf­‐specific exercises. It accommodates every golfer regardless of gender, age and skill level or fitness level. KPJ’S FIVE ESSENTIALS TO HITTING … Read More

Cardiogolf Can Boost Your Fitness

KarenCardiogolf Daily Dose, Golf Fitness

We are already into February and I know many of you are having a hard time keeping up your New Year Fitness Resolutions.  If you don’t enjoy your workouts, then you are probably bored.  If you are doing the same routine everyday, then maybe you should mix it up.  Cardiogolf is a great way to get some well needed exercise … Read More

Cardiogolf Workout for Heart Health

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

American Heart Month The American Heart Association (http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/) has declared this month-American Heart Month to battle cardiovascular disease and educate Americans on what we can do to live heart-healthy lives. Heart disease, including stroke, is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. You are at higher risk of heart disease if you are: • A … Read More

Cardiogolf Pre-Round Warmup Routine

KarenCardiogolf Daily Dose, Golf Fitness

Thanks to LPGA T and CP Teaching Professional and legendary coach Sally Austin for inviting me to Chapel Hill Country Club to demonstrate my Cardiogolf program to the ladies golf association.  I spent the day showing the group golf-specific exercises they can do to improve their movement and swings. For many of my readers, you are already familiar with my … Read More