What is Aerobic Exercise and Why Should Golfers do it

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Aerobic exercise or ‘cardio’, as it is often referred to as, is designed to increase oxygen consumption and improve functioning of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems.  The American College of Sports Medicine defines aerobic exercise as “any activity that uses large muscle groups, can be maintained continuously, and is rhythmic in nature.” Examples of aerobic exercise are brisk walking, jogging, running, swimming, racquet sports … Read More

Grip Analysis

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Free Grip Analysis…The first 5 people to send Karen a picture of their grip, will receive a free analysis.  Send pictures/videos or questions toKPJ@swingbladegolf.com. Get a Grip Your hands are your only connection to the golf club.  Your grip directly determines the shape, the height and length of your shot, so it had better be correct before you hit your … Read More

Off-Season Short Game Boot Camp

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

If your scores did not improve last season, then maybe it is time to step up the practice around the greens this year.  Here are some tips and drills to help you improve your short game. The short game does not typically require power associated with tee shots, but rather skill to control the distance the ball rolls on the … Read More

Should I Exercise when I’m Sick with a cold or the flu?

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Deciding whether or not to do workout if you don’t feel well can be a difficult decision. You want to stay in shape, but you don’t want to make yourself more sick either. Here are a few guidelines from the Aerobic and Fitness Association of America to help you make the decision of whether or not to work out. First, … Read More

Golf Channel Swing Fix-Tip of the Week

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Flexed knee for more power Karen Palacios-Jansen SwingFix Instructor A great way to generate power in your swing is to use your lower body to create resistance against the turn you’re making with your upper body. Many amateurs have trouble doing that, however, because they lose the flex in their trail knee in the backswing. In this video segment, SwingFix … Read More

Don’t Limit the Power in Your Swing

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Is Your Lack of Torso Rotation Limiting the Power in Your Golf Swing? One of the most common swing faults among higher handicappers and even some low handicappers is lack of rotation in the torso during golf swing.  Many golfers end up just lifting or just swinging their arms. Compared to professional golfers that have massive torso and shoulder turns. … Read More

Golf Fitness in 2013

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Happy 2013! I am excited to help you reach your New Year’s Resolution of getting fit for golf with one of my Live Online Golf Fitness Classes. Take 30% off any package of classes to help you fulfill your New Year’s Resolutions!  Use NEW2013 during check out when you purchase ANY package of classes. Click here to view class schedule … Read More