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Train Like A Pro

Golf Fitness, strength exercises and stretches designed specifically to enhance the movements required by golf, is an integral part of a competitive golfer’s regimen. Tom Purtzer, the five-time Tour winner admits, “I’ve never been much of a fitness buff. 42 more words

Golf Leagues: Indoor vs. Outdoor

If you’ve never played in an indoor golf league, you definitely should! While there’s lots of good benefits of playing outdoors in a golf league, many people find the same enjoyment indoors once the cold weather comes in the Fall and Winter. 267 more words

Family Times

Why do you need to be strong anyway?

Considering the name of this blog, and the length of time I’ve been running it, it is pretty shocking to admit I’ve never actually addressed this question before now, I’ve made mention to reasons to be strong in almost every article but never actually fully answered this question, all in one place, in a (hopefully) succinct and useful manner, so this is my intention right here right now. 1,281 more words


5 reasons why ‘golfish’ exercises don’t work

I’m not a fan of golfers using exercises that mimic the golf swing for ‘fitness’ benefits at all. There are much more effective methods to develop the raw materials of mobility, strength, speed and power we need in the golf swing, but more than that these exercises aren’t really that ‘specific’ in the first place. 991 more words


Why golfers still need the bench press

Today’s post is a guest post from Bobby Dattero. Bobby is Co-Owner and Sports Performance Coach at Evolution Sports Performance in Easton, MA, USA. He holds a Master’s degree in strength and conditioning, is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and TPI certified. 1,084 more words


Tales from the Tall Grass: Short Run on a Long Walk or Gooses Deuces

In honor of Championship Sunday at the Women’s US Open and on the eve of The Open Championship at Royal Troon in Scotland, I offer a short tale from some long grass for your reading pleasure. 1,474 more words


Sort your neck for more shoulder turn

What golfers call shoulder turn is actually thoracic (a.k.a. upper back) rotation, however as the head remains still whilst the upper back turns our cervical spine (a.k.a. 734 more words