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The Golf Channel Highlights Fitness
If you're a Golf Channel addict or merely an avid golfer, and also want to maintain top fitness for your golf game, you'll be pleased to know that they have made fitness education a priority. Through a variety of resources and educational tools they have incorporated the advice of experts on how improved fitness can make you a better player.
You can catch golf fitness academy shows on periodically throughout the week, with repeat episodes in case you miss an original showing. These shows are led by golf experts and medical professionals. They focus on such topics as upper and lower body strength training, flexibility, exercises to improve swing faults, swing biomechanics, and posture. Previews of each show, as well as video tips, are available on the Golf Channel website.
The Golf Channel recognizes that their audience is most interested in replicating the results of the top touring professionals. It is past time that fitness education takes a front and center role in addressing the physical needs and performance of golfers around the world. After all, it has produced proven results for a long list of golfers including Tiger Woods, Michelle Wie, Annika Sorenstam, Mike Weir, and Vijay Singh, among many others.
Use the Golf Channel as a resource in helping to put together all the important components of your game including swing instruction, practice aids, golf specific exercises and stretches and mental strategies.
Incorporating fitness into your golf game can go a long way in making you a better player. For more information on the Golf Channel's fitness highlights, visit their site or check your local listings for their broadcast channel.
Susan Hill is a nationally recognized golf fitness trainer, CHEK golf biomechanic and sports nutrition specialist. For more information on golf specific nutrition, exercises or stretches, visit http://www.fitnessforgolf.com
Mental Training for Golfers: Attitudes that Sabotage Commitment
Plateaus in performance sometimes occur when you don't see any measurable improvement in score even though you are working hard. "I'm practicing more than ever, but I don't seem to be shooting better scores," many players tell me in frustration. Thus, when you don't see gains in performance or have a coach pushing you daily, it is difficult for golfers to stay committed to their training. In this issue of Peak Performance Golf Insights, I discuss how golfers lose or sabotage their own commitment to training and ideas for how to increase commitment.
Play Better Longer: Reducing Golf Related Injury
On the surface golf may look to be a slow paced low impact sport with little risk of injury. However, as many golfers have unfortunately discovered looks can be deceiving. The "Physician and Sports Medicine" Journal reports 57% to 67.5% of all golfers will sustain some type of golf related injury.
If Youve Hit Your Golf Driver Perfectly Once, You Can Do It Every Time
Picture yourself standing on the tee box of your favorite short 4 par. You've got your driver in hand. This hole is designed with risk-reward written all over it. If you hit it long and straight, you can get very near or maybe on the green with your driver to set up for an easy birdie. If you mis-hit it, you are looking at hazards or o/b and a balloon score.
The Biomechanics Of A Golf Swing Can Teach You Plenty
The biomechanics of the golf swing can be very revealing about the game of golf and specifically the scientific difference between amateurs and professionals, winners and losers.
Shoulder Exercises To Improve Your Game
Your shoulder strength and flexibility are essential to producing an optimal swing off the tee. Adequate shoulder rotation is responsible for keeping the club in the desirable swing plane. Tightness of your external right shoulder rotation limits your follow through while tightness of your external left shoulder rotation creates restrictions in your backswing.
Golf Driving Tip That Will Add Yards Quickly
A golf driving tip that can make the difference between being the shortest hitter in your foursome to the longest?consistently would interest you right? Well?the tip I'm going to discuss is not what you'd think, but you need to take notice and apply it?if you want to own your foursome off the tee!
Myrtle Beach Golf Packages - What to Know Before You Go
There is a lot of money in the Myrtle Beach golf package market. Unfortunately, like any other opportunity, this can bring out scam artists and bad business practices.
Womens Golf Performance Is Directly Related To Strength
Womens golf is not much different than mens golf, but there is one issue that comes to mind with women golfers.
How To Unleash The Power Of Your Core
The golf swing relies upon core strength, endurance and proper engagement in seeking elements of stabilization, control and coordination. Core conditioning is very important for a golfer because all movements in your entire body stem from the strength in this area. Wherever you find a weak core, you find a major source of energy leaks in the golf swing.
Getting Your Pro Golf Swing Right
Achieving a correct pro golf swing will not only help any golfer improve their game, but even more important, will help them enjoy their golf game much more.
Getting to the Core of the Problem with Your Golf Game
How do you fix it? Well, there's no magic core strength pill or patch. It takes some good, old-fashioned flexibility training and exercise. Now, I'm not talking about hitting the gym every day of the week and pumping iron like some of those puffed up body builders. This is simple stuff you can do right in your home or office; just minutes a day, maybe 15 to 20 minutes, that's it.
The Reason Why Clone Golf Clubs Are Worth It
When it comes to choosing a new set up of golf clubs, you are obviously going to want the best, but more importantly you are going to want them at cheap prices. This is why manufacturers have decided on the idea of clone golf clubs. They not only play the same but are almost made to look the same as well. Customers are going to see that the prices are lower and that they are just as good as the "very, very best" which is why retailers capitalize on this.
A Golfing Tip For Better Control Of Your Body
A good golfing tip to help you improve your control will have a tremendous impact towards improving your golf game.
Warm Up With A Back Exercise For Golf
Let's face it, if you are a passionate golfer who likes to hit the links whenever you have the opportunity, at some point in time you are likely to be faced with lower back pain. Fortunately, there are some great exercises that will help you work through lower back pain, and also prevent it from occurring in the first place.
Golf Specific Weight Training...Dont Fear It
The fascinating thing about golf-specific weight training is that despite the fear many golfers have of it, there is really nothing to be afraid of.
What Can A Single Digit Handicap Golfer Do That You Cant?
Chances are that if you're an avid golfer, you'd love to be a single digit handicap golfer. So what do these golfers have that you don't? You may be thinking they're simply "better golfers," and they may be true, but odds are they are also more in tune with how their level of fitness affects their ability to play a great round of golf.
4 Easy Ways to Take Your Golf Practice to the Course
One of the most common concerns expressed by golfers is "how come I can hit the ball so well on the range but have a difficult time replicating this on the golf course"? When left on their own to try to figure this question out, many people look at their on-course behavior, thinking and playing for the source of the answer. Frequently, the answer lies more in their practice behavior than it does in their playing behavior.
One Out of Two Golfers Will Have a Golf Swing Related Injury - Can You Prevent Yours?
I have a friend who blew out his ACL in his left knee while playing old man basketball. Old man being relative. A bunch of guys playing rec ball in their 30's. We all get out there and play hard, sometimes harder than we should. The mind says yes, the body says no way! Mike's ACL zigged when it should have zagged. Shortly after the surgery, he was visiting with his doctor on a routine check up when he asked the doctor if he'd be able to dunk the basketball after he completes his rehab.
Improve Your Golf Game Right Now
Improve your golf game right now you say? I say, absolutely! Don't waste another dime on new golf equipment; taking one more lesson; or hitting one more ball at the range, until you finish reading this article.
Finding A Good Golf Product Is A Lot Easier With The Net
The World Wide Web has made life a lot easier for many people. Golfers are no exception and apart from valuable golfing tips being widely available on the net, the other huge advantage is that it has become a lot easier to find good golf products.
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