Happy New Year from KPJ Golf and Cardiogolf

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

New Year is a time to celebrate past accomplishments and look forward to future success. Have a wonderful, prosperous New Year! Happy New Year to you and your family from me and my family. Karen Palacios-Jansen KPJgolf.com   Cardiogolf.com

Get the Most Benefit from Your Golf Lessons

KarenGolf Fitness, News

Many golfers receive the gift of golf instruction for Christmas. For many, it may be the first time taking a golf lesson and because this is such an investment of money and time, LPGA T &CP National President Deb Vangellow, wants to help you make the most of your investment by giving you some things to consider to play your … Read More

Cardiogolf-Lower Body Workout 004

KarenCardiogolf Daily Dose, Golf Fitness

Your ability to create power comes from your lower body. If you are lacking power in your golf swing, it could be from a faulty weight shift.  Using only arms in your golf swing, restricts your power and causes a variety of mis-hits.  Learning to shift your weight is key to adding power into your swing. Try this lower body … Read More

Pilates for Golfers-Roll Down

KarenEssentials for Your Game, Golf Fitness

The Roll-Down is a classical Pilates exercise that can strengthen the abdominals and stretch the lower back. It is a basic Pilates exercise, but that doesn’t mean it is easy according to Patrea Aeschliman, owner of  15 to Fit Pilates, Barre and Fitness in Mooresville, North Carolina.  However, she says, for many this is a very challenging exercise that needs to be practiced. This exercise is … Read More

Cardiogolf 18 Hole Balance Workout 003

Karen18 Hole Workout, Golf Fitness

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 18 Hole Upper Body Workout 002

Karen18 Hole Workout, Golf Fitness

Cardiogolf can help you build upper body strength. Upper body strength is critical to developing a good swing as the upper body helps create a good wind up, assists in bringing the the club to impact, squaring the club face and creating speed. This Cardiogolf upper body routine concentrates on strengthen the upper body as well as helping you improve … Read More

Cardiogolf-18 Hole Workout 001

Karen18 Hole Workout, Golf Fitness

Professional golfers know the importance of athletic development for golf. As a recreational golfer, you may not have the time to train like an elite athlete, but by simply adding a few swing drills into your daily routine, you can dramatically improve your game. And you don’t have to go to the golf course or driving range, you can do … Read More

Cardiogolf-Focus on Your Lead Arm

KarenCardiogolf Daily Dose, Golf Fitness

Good players create a wide arc on the backswing and maintain the radius that they created at address throughout the backswing. High-handicappers, on the other hand, in their attempt to create a wide arc usually over do it by over swinging and bending their lead arm at the top of the swing, which is the opposite of what they should … Read More

Holiday Golf Packages and Gift Certificates Available from Karen

KarenGolf Fitness, News

Holiday Golf Package Available

Cardiogolf Creator, LPGA Teaching Professional, Golf-Fitness Specialist and Certified Pilates Instructor Karen Palacios-Jansen teams up with 15 to Fit Pilates, Barre and Fitness to help you take your game to the next level. Karen will design an individualized golf-specific workout program for you combining Pilates reformer exercises with her unique Cardiogolf fitness program to help you improve your core strength, posture, balance, … Read More

Cardiogolf-Back Arm Only Drill

KarenCardiogolf Daily Dose, Golf Fitness

In the backswing, the back or trail arm,  the right arm for a right-handed golfer, sets the club at the top of the swing. Ideally your back arm will form 90- angle in your elbow. As your downswing begins, the back  arm drops to your side, and stays close to your body. The angle in the back elbow may even … Read More