Do You Have the Correct Ball Position for the Club in Your Hand?

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Ball position and weight distribution are closely, related. The distribution of your weight at address can affect your swing significantly. In fact, weight distribution should change to match the shot you are playing. With short irons, there is slightly more weight on the lead leg and the ball position is in the middle of your stance. With the rest of … Read More

The Ideal Golf Fitness Program

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

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 using a Periodization process. Periodization … Read More

Golf is Good for You

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

You may think that playing golf is a complete waste of your time, but before you pass judgement on those of who actually like golf, you may want to know some facts about the game. Golf as a Workout- Golf burns more calories than you’d think: playing an 18-hole round of golf burns around 700 to 900 calories, if you … Read More

KPJ Golf Blog about All Things Related to Golf and Fitness

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

A Note from Karen: As an LPGA Teaching Professional, certified personal trainer and former managing editor of Golf Fitness Magazine, I come across massive amounts of information about golf and golf fitness.  So I have created a blog, sharing with my readers, useful information about all things related to golf and golf fitness including tips on strength, flexibility and endurance, mental … Read More

What to Practice Today- Plank to Side Rotation

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Cardiogolf Today- You know you need to maintain your core strength for better posture and health, but did you know core strength can help your golf swing as well? Core muscles including abdominals, shoulders and hips need to be strong and mobile so that can maintain proper swing technique as power through rough or a deep divot.  Core strength can … Read More

What To Practice Today-Keep Your Elbows Together

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

As the weather improves, many of you will be playing more golf.  To accelerate your improvement it is important to practice with a purpose.  It is not enough just to go hit balls every once in a while. You will want to perfect your technique. Stay tuned for tips and drills to show you what you should practice. What to … Read More

Do You Have an Amazing Golf Mom?

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

    Our Moms are amazing.  They shuttle us back and forth to the golf course. They pack our lunches. They watch us duff, shank and whiff our shots around the golf course, all the while, cheering us on until the end.  If you have an amazing mother that supported you during your junior golf days, nominate her for Golf … Read More

Cardiogolf-What to Practice

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

As the weather improves, many of you will be playing more golf.  To accelerate your improvement it is important to practice with a purpose.  It is not enough just to go hit balls every once in a while. You will want to perfect your technique. Stay tuned for tips and drills to show you what you should practice. What to … Read More