The Best of Cardiogolf 2013-Go Nuts on the Golf Course

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Nuts aren’t just for Chipmunks…  Another Perfect Golf Course Snack are the Qviana Peanut Butter Bars.   Qivana has created a Peanut Butter Bar- made of whey protein, 200 calories- with 15 grams Protein and 14 Grams Carbohydrates.  The 1:1 ratio of  Carbs to Protein can prevents your insulin from spiking to keep your energy level steady and allows you to burn … Read More

Best of Cardiogolf in 2013-Why Golfers Should do Cardio Exercises

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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 and … Read More

The Best of Cardiogolf in 2013-Pump Up Your Short Game

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If your scores did not improve this past 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 … Read More

Best of Cardiogolf in 2013-Keeping your knee flexed can save your swing

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The Best of Cardiogolf in 2013 Click here to see how keeping your knee flexed can save your swing. 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. Higher-handicapped golfers may have trouble … Read More

The Best of Cardiogolf in 2013-Read what golfers are saying about my golf/fitness blog

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A note from Karen: Thanks to all my loyal blog readers. I love hearing from you and I enjoy posting information about golf and fitness. I look forward to another great year blogging about my favorite subject-Golf.  See you out on the golf course! Your friend, Karen Send me your questions and comments to KPJ@swingbladegolf.com. Read what golfers are saying … Read More

The Best of Cardiogolf in 2013

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I posted over 100 golf fitness blogs in 2013.  So in case you missed some, I will re-post my favorite ones over the next several weeks.  Let me know which is your favorite Cardiogolf exercise or workout of 2013. Is Your Lack of Torso Rotation Limiting the Power in Your Golf Swing? One of the most common swing faults among … Read More

What are you doing this winterize to maintain your golf swing?

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         The time and effort you spend this winter working on your physical conditioning will have a definite effect on your golf performance, or lack there of it, this spring. I developed a golf fitness system called Cardiogolf to help people exercise and improve their golf swings at the same time. My program offers a variety of exercises that target … Read More

Does Your Nutrition Help or Hurt Your Golf Game?

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Try the Cardiogolf 30-Day Challenge If you are a regular reader of my blog, you know that I focus on the importance of fitness to help you improve your golf performance. The combination of strength, flexibility, endurance and stability can help you swing the club more efficiently to create more power. But did you know that what you eat before, during … Read More

Your Body is Amazing

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Your body is amazing.  Everyday it does amazing things to function, not mention what it has to do to swing a golf club. The golf swing involves nearly every muscle and joint in the body. In the backswing alone, the shoulder complex has to externally and internally rotate, retract and protract while the hips and spine rotate to create coil. … Read More