November 22, 2014

What Can Fitness For Golf Do For You???

The past year has been a whirlwind golf adventure.  I had some really good golf competitions and some really expensive ones.  Some of the highlights […]

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September 15, 2014

Thoughts About My Time On the Range at the 2014 US Senior Amateur

It is just so hard to believe that I had the ability to compete for the US Senior Amateur.  What a very cool experience!  Though […]

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August 30, 2014

My Greatest Golf Round Ever Would Not Have Been Possible Without Fitness For Golf!!!

  It was truly a unique experience and incredible golf game.  I showed up at the course to qualify for the 2014 US Senior Amateur […]

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August 15, 2014

Golf Conditioning Exercises

Golf Conditioning Exercises  It is common that golfers spend their spare time golfing than putting any time into golf fitness exercise. Golfers can increase their […]

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August 1, 2014

Golf Injuries

Golf Injuries: Prevention is better than cure! From experience of all people that have under gone through our golf training programs, it is inevitable that […]

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September 16, 2013

How to Improve Your Golf Swing

As a dedicated golfer, whether you are a professional or a weekend driver, you are an athlete. Like any athlete, you push yourself to do […]

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September 11, 2013

Posture: A Large Determinant of Success on the Golf Course

Golf is unique because it relies on very specific and consistent technique. To be efficient and successful, a player needs to be disciplined while maintaining […]

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June 27, 2013

Golf Swing Speed

Every golfer is looking to improve their golf swing strength, distance to cover and golf swing speed in a search for longer drives.  Unfortunately, many […]

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June 24, 2013

How to choose a golf instructor

Finding a golf instructor for your desired golf lessons can be frustrating at times, costly, and time consuming leaving many giving up on the  proper […]

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June 18, 2013

Junior golf fitness

Here at fitness for golf  we have come to realize that the more time you take before your child gets into golf fitness exercising, it […]

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June 6, 2013

Golf training regimen!

Golf training regimen It has become routine for most golf trainers to administer what we refer to here at fitness for golf as a complete […]

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June 4, 2013

How Golf Can Jumpstart a Healthy Lifestyle

Golf is a very unique sport. Hitting the links is hard to compare with anything else due to the contrasting benefits the game offers. While […]

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June 3, 2013

Golf training aids for your fitness

Golf training aids for your fitness In this era where everyone is getting fit for golf  to obtain the perfect body strength to achieve the […]

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May 30, 2013

Rapid Cardio Fat Loss

Every spring season I get asked this question, ‘I didn’t plan and prepare properly going into this competitive season and need to get back in […]

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May 30, 2013

Golf swing exercises

Golf swing exercises: On the golf course everyone wants to learn how to golf swing and achieve the perfect golf swing, that’s why here at […]

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May 27, 2013

Getting fit for golf or playing golf to get fit

Getting fit for golf or playing golf to get fit:   We all have different reasons for playing golf, to many it’s a sport, others […]

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May 23, 2013

Free Golf fitness tips

Free Golf fitness tips Here at Fitness for golf we know that whoever you are, wherever you are and no matter what level you play […]

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May 20, 2013

You’re an athlete, so act like one!

You’re an athlete, so act like one! By Chris Ownbey The most dedicated athletes stay in top physical condition the year-round.  Professional golfers on all […]

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May 16, 2013

Golf Fitness Exercises Training at home

Golf fitness training is easy contrary to what most people believe and you do not need a lot of time, money or equipment to improve […]

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April 25, 2013

Getting to the Core of Your Golf Fitness

Welcome to The Fitness For Golf Member’s Monthly Exercise! It’s well known that the core plays an integral role in your golf swing. The core […]

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March 26, 2013

What Does Tiger’s Romance Have To Do With His #1 Ranking?

My March Madness brackets are busted and I don’t have a dog in the hunt anymore.  It must be time to move onto golf season. […]

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March 15, 2013

Weekend Watch: St. Patrick’s Day!

Amazing Round…and He’s Only 16! — We’ve all experienced those rounds when everything just clicks. Like this 16 year old golfer Justin Pagila who shot […]

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March 13, 2013

Tips to Prevent Low Back Pain

Back pain is a common injury in golf, due to the high velocity rotary forces that are placed onto the lumbar spine during the  golf […]

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March 12, 2013

March Madness Begins

This week Tiger Woods dominated the Blue Monster, Doral. As much as I love golf, I took the weekend off. I was with my family […]

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March 11, 2013

Bucket List Trip–Golf In Scotland Part 3

For anyone thinking of taking a trip to Scotland in 2013, Kevin McGrath and Taba Dale of Scottsdale Collection (www.ScottsdaleCollection.com) have two very special Tours […]

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March 11, 2013

Competing Mentally

  Golf is a sport that has many different elements. Obviously there’s the swing and making sure your body is in perfect rhythm and harmony […]

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March 11, 2013

Weekend Watch: Selling the Green Jacket?!

Selling a Green Jacket? — I could not imagine selling the famed Green Jacket (if I ever won it, which at this point is unlikely), […]

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March 9, 2013

Bucket List Trip–Golf In Scotland Part 2

In a previous entry we discussed the top 3 things to keep in consideration when planning for your golfing trip of lifetime: golfing in Scotland. […]

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March 7, 2013

Better Mechanics = Better Golf Part 3: Golf Requires Flexibility

Golf requires flexibility of the body. Tight muscles restrict and slow down the motion needed to effectively swing the golf club and as we age, […]

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March 7, 2013

Cold Weather Golf Golf Tips

Cold weather is here, but that does not mean you have to stop playing your favorite sport. People continue to play golf during the winter […]

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March 5, 2013

Better Mechancis = Better Golf Part 2 : Increased Strength

Strength for Your Game Today the value of strength in golf is almost universally recognized. Strength in all major and minor muscle groups plays a […]

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March 4, 2013

Options for Booking Tee Times for Travel

Golf is more than a sport for exercise and relaxation; it’s also a time to be social and have fun with friends and family. Many […]

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March 4, 2013

Great Takeaways for your Golf Game from the Winner of the Honda Classic

This week’s Honda Classic was exciting for a couple of young players, Luke Guthrie and Michael Thompson, who started the day in the last group.  […]

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March 1, 2013

The Importance of Golf Fitness

Golf fitness is becoming more and more essential to golf success. Just like football, basketball and other athletes have specific trainers and routines designed to […]

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March 1, 2013

Weekend Watch for March 1: Putting Controversy and Training with Chris Ownbey

Another Friday is upon us and another golf filled weekend is coming up. Well at least for us…not for Rory McIlroy… With it being March […]

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February 28, 2013

“The Cutting Edge of Golf” Mechanics +Biomechanics = Better Golf, Part 1

Golf fitness: Perhaps one of the biggest changes in the golf world today is the increased emphasis on fitness for golf. Tour professionals and amateurs […]

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February 27, 2013

A Nutritional Key You Really Should Know For a Healthy Lifestyle

We all know that certain eating habits will negatively affect your health and potentially lead to severe life threatening cardiovascular diseases among other health risks. […]

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February 26, 2013

Skipping Church

Father Norton woke up Sunday morning and realizing it was an exceptionally beautiful and sunny early spring day, decided he just had to play golf. […]

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February 26, 2013

Golf Fitness Instructor-A New Approach To Your Golf Improvement

Golf fitness instructor may be a term you’ve never heard before, but it’s one that is becoming very popular thanks to all the touring pros […]

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February 22, 2013

Weekend Watch–Accenture Match Play weekend

Hey Guys, The desert is not exactly living up to it’s warm expectations with snow (that’s not a misprint…) postponing the first round and delaying […]

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February 20, 2013

Stonehouse Golf Collection Kickstarter Program

Hungout with Patrick Drickey of Stonehouse Golf Collection today. We talked about his current project “Green Glory–A Tribute to the Golf Courses of the Majors.” […]

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February 19, 2013

Do You Like the change in our correspondance from the old Precision Golf Now email?

This is the new Fitness For Golf letter that will come out on Tuesdays.  In a recent survey of members just like you we learned […]

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February 19, 2013

The Under-the-Radar Importance of Golf Fitness Training

By Scott McCormick, GolfNow Over the past decade, the average driving distance of PGA tour players has continued its exponential increase.  By 2010 – for […]

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February 19, 2013

Restricting Fruit Intake?!

Did Fruits are a great way to get healthy antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.  Many of us choose fruit over vegetables simply because fruits taste betteryou […]

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February 15, 2013

Weekend Watch–Play on Private Course, Just avoid the Houses!

This week sure flew by fast! As you may have noticed, you did not receive a Precision Golf Now e-newsletter this week…and there is a […]

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February 8, 2013

Weekend Watch–It’s Pebble Beach Week!

It’s the weekend! And you know what that means…Time for GOLF! The Pros are back playing which means one thing: Spring is almost here! For […]

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January 18, 2013

Working on Your Golf Game in the Off Season

Every sport experiences an off season. The professionals use this time to rest, reflect, set new goals and processes for achieving them, and a time […]

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January 17, 2013

Emotionalize Your Golf Game

The Golf Mental Game Guy Wade Pearse spoke with us about setting and emotionalizing your goals. As with anything dealing with improvement it’s a process–a […]

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January 8, 2013

4 Secrets the Pros Don’t Tell You About Their Golf Game

Good golfers are like good magicians—they like to keep their secrets to themselves. Who could blame them? When you figure out your craft and you […]

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January 7, 2013

Bucket List Trip–Golf In Scotland Part 1

For as long as the game of golf has been played, Scotland has always been known as the Home of Golf and in particular, the […]

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January 2, 2013

Careers in Golf

Become a golf fitness instructor Unlike any other professional office or white collar work jobs, golf fitness career gives you the satisfaction of doing something that you really […]

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December 31, 2012

100 Day Goals Challenge

There is a fabulous program I do every year to help make next year better than the previous year. I set about focusing on goals […]

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December 19, 2012

Intermittant Fasting Protocols

The protocol Most clients maintain their 8-hour feeding-window between 12-2 pm and 8-10 pm on all days. For those doing early morning fasted training I […]

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December 7, 2012

Winterize Your Golf Game

How many times have you started a new golf season with very high scores, short drives and aches and pains? Am I talking to you? […]

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November 30, 2012

Let’s Talk About High Trajectory Shots

Now we are moving to the high shots. One is pitching and the other is the sand shot. The way I understand it, the pitch […]

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November 29, 2012

Kettlebells For Golf

This month we’re working with something that is growing in popularity: kettlebells. There are many features of working with kettlebells that makes them perfect for […]

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November 29, 2012

Medicine Ball

The medicine ball is something that almost everyone can recognize in the gym. When you think of the medicine ball typically the first thing that […]

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November 29, 2012

Lacrosse Balls

Many of you I’m sure have heard of the sport lacrosse. Today we’re going to be using the little rubber balls they use to break […]

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November 29, 2012

Fitness For Golf TV

New Video YouTube TV Station www.youtube.com/fitnessforgolftv is Relaunched We have redeveloped a new YouTube TV Channel called Fitness For Golf TV. We will post up […]

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November 28, 2012

It Was a Great Sports Filled Weekend

As I mentioned last week, my Thanksgiving was spent on a road trip to Las Vegas. We watched the hometown hero Creighton Bluejays men’s team […]

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November 26, 2012

Bench Exercises

This month we’re going to to use the bench in ways that you probably have not used before…

We’re going to use the bench to stretch out your quads allowing you to increase your balance. While we’re stretching out our quads we’re also going to be building a stronger back posture in the process…

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November 26, 2012

Getting Back to the Core–Part 2

By increasing the rotation in the shoulders we’re loosening up the tight muscles. In order to compensate for loosening those muscles, we’re going to tighten the core muscles. By doing this we’re maximizing the body’s mechanic movements allowing you swing smoother and generate more power in each swing…

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November 22, 2012

More Distance Through Fitness for the Seasoned Golfer

Can you imagine what would happen if a football player, basketball player or baseball player would skip the physical work needed to play their sport, […]

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November 21, 2012

Golf Fitness For Senior Golfers and Everyone Else

My father Emmet lives the Fitness For Golf lifestyle as a senior golfer that I aspire to.  I was at a charity function last weekend […]

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November 20, 2012

Hanging Out With Wade Pearse

In this episode of Fitness For Golf Hangouts, we talked with Wade Pearse from Whole Mind Golf. Wade described a training technique called visualization–the process […]

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November 15, 2012

Thanksgiving in Vegas

Next week over Thanksgiving, my wife and adult kids are going to Las Vegas.  This is a first time event for us since we usually  […]

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November 15, 2012

So you Think YOU Feel Pressure???

That was one of the most thrilling and captivating victories I’ve seen on tour in years. Charlie Beljan gets his first win. It’s not that […]

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November 9, 2012

Best Golf Experiences

This week’s Fitness For Golf Hangout continues on the golf experience theme leaving off from the 54 hours, 1349 miles and 72 holes of golf […]

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November 8, 2012

54 Hours, 1349 Miles, 72 Holes of Golf

Now if you are planning on an extended weekend to play golf, traveling with the group I played with last week is the way to […]

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November 8, 2012

Tribute to a Legend: Jim Flick

We would be remiss if we didn’t first acknowledge the passing of one of golfs great instructors this past week when Jim Flick passed after […]

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November 2, 2012

The Fitness For Golf Travel Exercise Routine

The Fitness For Golf Travel Exercise Routine First off I want to thank all of you who have gone over and checked out our new […]

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November 1, 2012

Get Your Golf Mind Primed For Peak Performance

If your goal is to play your best golf consistently, you must be able to cultivate a “peak performance mindset”.  Sadly, many players believe that […]

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October 27, 2012

Buddy Golf Trips

Next week I am going on a trip with several golfing friends to Prairie Dunes in Hutchinson, Kansas and then onto The Colonial Country Club […]

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October 18, 2012

The Body Swing Connection to Cure Your Slice

The majority of golfers have been discouraged for years because they keep slicing the golf ball. Initially looked at, the flaw looks mechanical; but if […]

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October 12, 2012

Dinner with David Feherty

Tuesday night I had the good fortune of having dinner with David Feherty. My brother and my son were also at the table. It was […]

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October 11, 2012

Distractions in Golf–How Do YOU Deal with Them

Distractions in golf are a part of the game. From the rattling of change in your playing partners pockets to the shadow cast across your […]

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October 4, 2012

Tight Hamstrings–Four Out of Five Golfers Agree on This

We spend countless hours on the driving range in an effort to improve our golf swing. Hundreds or even thousands of dollars are spent on […]

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October 1, 2012

Winning

As the Fedex Cup ended we got to watch the greatest players in the world battle it out for supremacy and oh, that little side […]

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September 28, 2012

Hit The Ball Further With Functional Fitness For Golf Strength

Instead of using traditional weight training machines, golf conditioning experts use the concept of functional fitness when training elite level golfers. We are no longer […]

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September 28, 2012

What Is Best To Eat During My Golf Round?

Having enough energy to be able to finish a strong round is important when striving to keep a low score. Eating the right foods before […]

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September 25, 2012

How Food Affects Your Behavior

With Labor Day around the corner and the backyard barbecues continue, consider what you’re eating.  Maybe you don’t normally eat BBQ or drink  alcohol.  But […]

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September 20, 2012

For a Stronger Core Stay on the Floor

If you’ve stepped into a gym in the last 10 years you’ve most likely noticed those big rubber balls known as exercise balls (or stability […]

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September 19, 2012

Preshot Visualization Routine

A Preshot Visualization Routineis an absolutely essential component to making a good swing. Not integrating a visualization process into your preshot routine leaves your mind […]

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September 13, 2012

Oh My Aching Back!

The pre round cocktail is routine. Tee time 8:15am, the power rub of ultra strength vanishing scent ointment, two over the counter muscle relaxers in […]

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September 10, 2012

Meet Bob

A business executive, who enjoys the game of golf. Bob financially, is in the position to play more golf, but found himself 10 to 15 […]

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September 6, 2012

Hit The Ball Straighter With Greater Flexibility

Stretching is performed for the specific purpose of increasing the functional range of motion around the joints affecting the golf swing. Flexibility is a key […]

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September 3, 2012

You Need More Flexibility…Period

Golf-specific workout exercises produce greater flexibility. Greater flexibility for middle-aged and seasoned golfers will improve their games, and offer a host of additional benefits. The […]

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August 30, 2012

Performance Anxiety in Golf

A typical day on the golf course…. A few beads of sweat rolled off his brow as he lined up his 6 footer for par […]

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August 27, 2012

Developing Proper Technique Through Golf Fitness

Millions of dollars are spent each year on golf lessons in the United States alone. Even with this large investment, the average North American handicap […]

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August 25, 2012

Lining Up the Putt

We are going to talk about controlling the distance between your golf ball and the hole.When you have a putt that is about 30 feet […]

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August 21, 2012

Snack Attack for Energy on the Back Nine

Leaving the house with a healthy meal under your belt, doesn’t mean your work is done! A day on the course requires that you keep your […]

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August 20, 2012

Success Tips And Resources Questions And Answers

Following a low carb diet for golf Carbohydrates are your body’s main source of energy. If you deplete them entirely or cut them to low […]

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August 20, 2012

The Nutritional Edge

Welcome to this weekly edition of Fitness for Golf newsletter. Imagine….stepping up to that tee box and hitting a powerful explosive shot. Imagine each consecutive […]

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August 20, 2012

Master Of The Game

Welcome to this weekly edition of Fitness for Golf newsletter. First of all, thank you so much for your letters of support and encouragement on […]

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August 20, 2012

Synchronizing Body And Mind Through Preparation

Welcome to this weekly edition of Fitness for Golf newsletter. Watching the Olympics brings out the best in all of us. These last two weeks […]

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August 20, 2012

How To Manage Injuries In Golf

Welcome to this weekly edition of Fitness for Golf newsletter. The Olympics is now behind us and we can once again resume our focus on […]

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August 20, 2012

Which Method Of Warm Up Is Best For Golf?

Welcome to this weekly edition of Fitness for Golf newsletter. Imagine….stepping up to that tee box and hitting a powerful explosive shot. Imagine each consecutive […]

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August 20, 2012

How Training For Golf Can Be Very One-Sided!

Welcome to this weekly edition of Fitness for Golf newsletter. Imagine….stepping up to that tee box and hitting a powerful explosive shot. Imagine each consecutive […]

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August 20, 2012

Functional Training For Golf

Welcome to this weekly edition of Fitness for Golf newsletter. You can’t imagine how frustrating it is to wake up in beautiful Bend, Oregon and […]

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August 20, 2012

What Is Your Body Trying To Say?

Welcome to this weekly edition of Fitness for Golf newsletter. Have you been watching Tiger Woods in the American Express Championship playing golf with excruciating […]

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