What people are saying about Cardiogolf

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

  A note from Karen: Thanks to all who have participated in my Cardiogolf programs. I love hearing from you and I enjoy posting information about golf and fitness. Tell me about your experience with Cardiogolf.  Send me your questions and comments to KPJ@swingbladegolf.com. Your friend,                             … Read More

Can Pilates Help Your Golf Game?

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

An Note from Karen: I practice a form of modified Pilates. I incorporate a variety of Pilates exercises into my daily routine that focus on core strength and improving posture. I recommend that you take a Pilates class to learn correct breathing techniques that are important to the Pilates process. Is Pilates for golfers?  I say yes.  First, Pilates is … Read More

Why Golfers Need Muscles

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

When most people think about working out to build muscle, they think of those big muscle bound body builders.  Typically, golfers are lean, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have muscle. Building muscles for golf is important to: to swing the club easier and with less effort and with more power improve flexibility and balance to create a longer swing … Read More

THE HEALTHY GOLFER-Choosing Proper Golf Shoes

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

I spent a few days to the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando recently and was amazed at all the new items for golf.  Believe it out not, but the hot new technology is actually in golf shoes.  But don’t worry, not all the modern shoes look like nurse shoes or come in bright orange and pink.  Nike actually introduced a … Read More

Identifying and correcting your physical limitations should be a focal point in your golf-specific fitness program

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Golf is a highly skilled activity requiring high speed and high range of motion. Most golfers are not physically capable of performing the required movements involved in a mechanically correct golf swing. Often, these limitations lead to unnecessary stress to various joints and muscles, especially in the lower back, which can cause common golf related injuries. In order to best … Read More

Ten Reasons to Start a Golf Fitness Program

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

1.  Golf Fitness Helps You Hit it Longer-Doing golf-specific strength and speed exercises is one of the fastest ways to improve your distance off the tee. 2.  Golf Fitness Helps Hit More Solid Golf Shots— When you improve your fitness, you improve your body’s ability to move fluidly and effectively, therefore delivering more power to the ball with less effort. … Read More

Golf for Mind and Body

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Golf is a great way to spend time outdoors with friends and family. Golf also provides plenty of exercise especially if you implement an off-course golf fitness program. However, as recent research has found, physical exercise is not the only type of exercise your body needs. Exercising your brain is also very important, not only for a more fulfilling life, … Read More

Is Your Age Causing Your Golf Game to Deteriorate?

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

As we age, our bodies don’t start up as quickly.  It may take 5 or 6 holes to get warmed up before you feel comfortable with your swing and by that time, your score may already be ruined.  You may tire around holes 14 or 15 and end up liming into the clubhouse. But age doesn’t have to affect your … Read More

Signing Up for E-mails (or Tweets) that Contain Fitness Advice Can Help You Get Fit

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

When researchers from Canada sent diet and exercise advice to more than 1,000 working adults weekly, they discovered that the recipients boosted their physical activity and ate smarter. People who didn’t receive the reminders didn’t change. Lucky for you, I publish the golf and fitness almost daily to help you improve your golf and fitness.  Follow me on Twitter @KPJgolf. … Read More

Cardiogolf Total Body Circuit

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

What is Cardiogolf? Cardiogolf is a series of golf-specific workout routines that combine swing drills and exercises. Cardiogolf accommodates golfers of all skills and fitness levels. What is Interval Circuit Training? The Cardiogolf program uses an Interval Circuit Training system, where you do a variety of exercises or a “circuit,” combining cardiovascular endurance and strength exercises with golf-specific exercises and … Read More