The Best of Cardiogolf in 2014

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

I posted over 100 golf fitness and instructional blogs in 2014.  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 blog post, Cardiogolf exercise or workout of 2014. Why Start a Golf Fitness Program? 1.  Golf Fitness Helps You Hit it Longer-Doing golf-specific strength and … Read More

Cardiogolf Keys to a Smooth Swing

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Balance and Rotation are your keys to help you smooth out your golf swing.  Why do you want your swing to be smooth? Because the smoother your swing, the better your timing and tempo. Good timing and tempo can make up for a variety of swing errors. Practicing exercises that challenge your balance and rotation can help you move more … Read More

Cardiogolf-Balance for Golf

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Balance is important for the golf swing so that you can maintain your body angles throughout each phase of the swing. Doing balance exercises can improve your balance capabilities within your golf swing especially at higher speeds.   If you have poor balance, you have to slow your swing speed down so you won’t lose your footing during your swing.  Simply … Read More

Cardiogolf-Resistance Bands

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Resistance bands are  a great alternative for golfers who don’t want to use free weights or machines. They come in a variety of resistances, including light, medium and heavy, and you can adjust the intensity of your resistance-band workouts by giving the band more or less slack. You can even use multiple bands at once to increase the challenge. Even if … Read More

Cardiogolf-Flexibility for Golfers

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Some people have good flexibility naturally. For those of us who don’t, flexibility is needed and can be developed, but you have to work at it everyday. Stretching allows the development and maintenance of optimal joint range of motion, so that the golfer can move through the necessary planes of motion. Take an online lesson with Karen Powered by Athlete Nation Improving … Read More

Cardiogolf-Square Clubface

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

Trim Your Score-Your golf season may be winding down, so you won’t be playing as much golf, but that doesn’t mean you should stop thinking about your game. In fact, the off-season is a good time to start thinking about learning new shots or perfecting ones that challenged you in the past. Keeping your body, as well as your mind, … Read More

Build a Better Golf Swing-Turn Better

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

Build a Better Swing-Don’t Bend You Lead Arm

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

To build your golf swing,  you need to understand and practice the correct positions in each phase of the swing.  The easiest way to do that is to break down the swing in sections and work on them individually without hitting balls.  The swing happens so quickly that it is impossible try to think about every moving part in your … Read More

Build a Better Golf Swing

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

To build your golf swing,  you need to understand and practice the correct positions in each phase of the swing.  The easiest way to do that is to break down the swing in sections and work on them individually without hitting balls.  The swing happens so quickly that it is impossible try to think about every moving part in your … Read More