Drills to Help You Stop Coming Over the Top

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

I was asked by Golf Digest to come up with a simple drill and exercise to help people who tend to come over the top for their fitness blog this week. Here is my take on the over the top move…                                         … Read More

Reverse the Reverse

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

The reverse pivot occurs in the backswing when the golfer’s back leg straightens and the body weight is shifted to the front leg and the upper body tilts toward the target. This motion inhibits amount of torque a golfer can create on the backswing because they cannot rotate their body forcing them to make compensations in their swings on the … Read More

Don’t Let Your Poor Posture Ruin Your Golf Swing

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

The cornerstone to a good golf swing is the establishment of the ideal posture at address position.  Ideally, a golfer should strive to attain a neutral alignment of the spine where the neck, mid back and lower back align properly without excessive arching or curvature. A poor set-up forces you to make compensations in your swing, so it is important … Read More

Identifying Your Swing Faults and Physical Limitations

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Are you frustrated because you to take lessons to improve your swing and practice regularly without positive results? Do you try to make a bigger shoulder turn, but no matter how hard you try, you just can’t get into the position your pro shows you? Have you been told that you have swing faults, but just can’t seem to correct … Read More

9 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 … Read More

Golf fitness is for players of all ages and of all levels

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Twenty years ago, the words “golf and fitness” might have never been used in the same sentence especially when the majority of golfers were beer-bellied guys riding in carts. Many did not even view golf as a sport, but a game played by non-athletes too old or out of shape to play more strenuous sports. This belief changed after Tiger … Read More

Golf Fitness Evaluation

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Statistically, 75% of golfers lack the physical ability to make the proper body movement to make a mechanically correct golf swing according to golf fitness professional and former Golf Fitness Magazine  contributor Rob Mottram. In the late 1980’s, Mottram helped develop the Centinela Hospital Fitness Institute’s Golf Performance Evaluation, given to professional and amateur golfers, to assess their level of … Read More

Cardiogolf

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

To learn how to do golf-specific exercises to help your golf game try one of my Cardiogolf programs- “Discover a unique and simple program to improve your swing, shape up your body and trim your handicap”. Take the 30-Day Challenge Today Disclaimer-This program is not intended for the treatment or prevention of disease, nor as a substitute for medical treatment. … Read More

What is Cardiogolf?

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

What is Cardiogolf? Cardiogolf is a new online program available now and  a 60-minute golf-specific workout that is taught by certified instructors using an area in a gym or at a practice range. Using the specially designed Cardio Club participants learn exercises to promote better swing mechanics, flexibility, strength and balance throughout the golf swing. The exercises are set to music which makes … Read More

Help for Your Driver

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Correct Your Driver Setup Sign Up for New Cardiogolf-30 Day Program For the majority of high-handicap golfers the driver is the most difficult club in the bag to hit because it is the longest club and it has the least amount of loft. It will slice more often than not. Pros set up with their spine tilted away from target … Read More