Often golfers avoid fitness because they think they need to run or lift heavy weights. But golf-fitness is not about getting big and bulky but more about getting your muscles and joints to go through full range of motion. Which is why I suggest to my clients that they incorporate Pilates into their fitness routine. Pilates is a full body … Read More
Cardiogolf creator and Vice-President of the LPGA T&CP Karen Palacios-Jansen will be on Capitol Hill Wednesday, April 25, 2017 along with other LPGA representatives evangelizing the sport of Golf for National Golf Day, hosted by, WE ARE GOLF, a coalition of golf’s leading organizations. Karen will demonstrate her Cardiogolf program and how golf can be exercise. Cardiogolf Class Click here to learn about … Read More
Happy Earth Day! Save a Tree, Get this Ebook! Download for free, Karen Jansen’s Cardiogolf Pre-Round Warm-Up Routine. This routine will not only loosen up muscles that are chronically tight in golfers, but also helps rehearse and perfect proper swing motion. Click here to download the Cardiogolf Pre-Round Warm-Up Routine.
Because the golf swing requires repeating the same movement, some muscles become overused, others may weaken causing imbalances. Pilates is a full body exercise system that works all muscles, it’s low impact, helps increase strength and stability and improves flexibility. In the golf swing, you want your core to be stable as your arms and legs move independently; similar to … Read More
As some of the world’s best athletes went in to perform at their highest level last week at the Masters , the rest of us are just trying to get a little better to enjoy the game more. Most of us are inconsistent and frustrated with our inability to improve. Practice is the most important factor in game improvement, but … Read More
Although the task of chipping may not seem like a highly athletic activity, the more fit and athletic you are the smoother and more accurate you can chip. Click here to view Karen’s chipping drill from Golf Channel Academy In order to chip correctly, you need to bend from your hip sockets and hold your spine angle throughout the stroke. … Read More
Professional golfers know the importance of athletic development for golf. As a recreational player, 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
Flexibility promotes a more consistent, efficient and powerful swing by helping you:1. Reduce unwanted compensations. This is when one part of your body has to stretch further as there is a restriction in another. By doing this there is a large amount of stress on certain areas and can result in injury. For example: restricted hip motion causes excessive spinal … Read More