Cardiogolf Non-Dominant Side Workout

Karen18 Hole Workout, Golf Fitness

Golf is a one-sided sport.  We set up to the ball on the same side  every single time, we turn back behind the ball in the same direction every single time and then we follow-through in the same direction every single time and we do this for hundreds of repetitions, at high speeds, for hours at a time.  It’s no … Read More

BECOME A CARDIOGOLF INSTRUCTOR

KarenGolf Fitness, News

Fall 2017-Cardiogolf Certification for Golf and Fitness Professionals Cardiogolf is a unique golf-fitness program designed to teach the mechanics of the swing without hitting a ball. Created by LPGA National Teacher of the Year Karen Palacios-Jansen, Cardiogolf classes take you through a battery of drills and exercises to help you improve your swing and get some exercise at the same … Read More

KT Tape is For Me

KarenGolf Fitness, News

If you watched Michelle Wie win the Women’s US Open back in 2014, then you may have thought to yourself ‘what’s the deal with the weird tape on her leg.’  I did too, so I did some research and found out it that it is special tape to relieve pain from injury.  I had some aches and pains, so I … Read More

Fitness for Golfers-Pilates Ab 5

KarenFitness for Golfers, Golf Fitness

In the golf swing, the spine must stabilize as other parts of the body move. So it is important to strengthen core muscles.  If core muscles surrounding the spine are weak, then those muscles can’t contract to create resistance to allow the arms to swing freely through the ball. It is important to strengthen core muscles, not only to create … Read More

Cardiogolf 18 Hole Upper Body Strength Routine 006

Karen18 Hole Workout, Golf Fitness

According to golf fitness experts, key upper body muscles are the pectoralis major (chest), latissimus dorsi (back), core and forearm muscles.  It is important to maintain your 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 … Read More

Fitness and Game Improvement Program

KarenGolf Fitness, News

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

Distance Reality Check

KarenGolf Fitness, Misc

It might be depressing to read this article by Golf Digest, but most of us don’t hit the ball as far as we think we do.  The average male golfer likes to think he hits his driver 250 plus yards, but the stark reality is that he probably only averages 219 yards per drive, according to a new study by … Read More

Golf Fitness for Golfers-Tricep and Glute Kickback

KarenCardiogolf Daily Dose, Golf Fitness

Every muscle and joint are used in the golf swing, but two are paramount in helping create speed and power.  According to studies the glute muscles (gluteus maximus) are shown to be responsible for hip external and internal rotation on the backswing and downswing as well as hip extension which helps you maintain a balance position throughout your swing at … Read More

Cardiogolf-Speed Workout 005

KarenCardiogolf Daily Dose, Golf Fitness

If you are looking for more distance, it is important to increase your clubhead speed. This Cardiogolf workout incorporates exercises to help you learn how to fire your muscles faster, it will also help your balance and coordination, all which are needed to increase your clubhead speed. All you need for this workout is some space to move and a … Read More