All posts tagged "golf fitness"
10 Golf Fitness Books
The modern golfer is well aware of the benefits of fitness training and physical conditioning to their golf performance. Nearly every tour pro has a strength coach or personal trainer on their coaching ticket and many amateurs...
- Posted April 11, 2016
Your Fitness Check
We have a very simple three-step fitness check for you to complete. You can do this at home or during your warm-up on the driving range or golf course. The three areas that we want you to be...
- Posted March 25, 2016
Fitter means better Golf
Research conducted at the renowned Titleist Performance Institute over the last decade has consistently shown that top golfers possess the following characteristics: Greater mobility Greater strength Greater power More efficient sequencing during their swing Further, recent studies...
- Posted March 21, 2016
Ensuring Longevity in your Golf Performance
An Insight into Padraig Harrington’s Training Having had the privilege of working with some of the best athletes in the world and, in particular, with 3 time major winner Padraig Harrington, I was asked recently what is...
- Posted March 4, 2016
Plan your Training Programme with these 9 Principles
The Principles of Training The principles of training are outlined so that you can benefit from the accumulated wisdom of experienced coaches and the research findings of sport scientists. Players and coaches who apply these principles make...
- Posted February 24, 2016
The Demands of Golf
General demands Golf is a dynamic, whole body activity. The golf drive off the tee, in particular, places huge stress on joints and muscles from the toes right through to the stabilising muscles of the neck and...
- Posted February 17, 2016
Introduction to Injuries in Golf
You might expect that because golf is a non-contact sport it is a safe sport. Believe it or not, golfers are at risk of injury every time they play or practice. Recent studies show that golf, in...
- Posted February 8, 2016
2 Things Science Tells us About Improving Your Golf
1. Warm-ups can increase your club head speed It is possible to improve club head speed through a simple warm-up. That is the finding of a study conducted recently by a group of scientists. The authors showed...
- Posted February 5, 2016
The Importance of Balanced Posture in Golf
Modern lifestyles do not allow any significant and regular opportunities for developing fitness. You have to plan it into your daily routine if you are to get fitter. We spend a great deal of time sitting at...
- Posted February 1, 2016