Does Golf Have Adequate Cardio and Health Benefits?
Peak Golf Fitness
by peakgolffitness
3y ago
Why You Should Play Golf As An Exercise   While golf is generally considered as a sport of leisure, there are still several reasons why golf is a popular sport and physical activity. Taking this into consideration, here are some of the physical and health benefits of playing golf as an exercise.     What is golf?   Before we head on to the benefits of playing golf as an exercise, let us first introduce what and how golf exactly works. In the simplest sense, gold is a club-and-ball sport that requires players to hit balls into a series of holes set in a wide field with the f ..read more
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Why Your Friends Are Hitting It Farther Than You
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by peakgolffitness
3y ago
Are you constantly being outhit by some or all of your friends and it just doesn’t make any sense? It is very frustrating to constantly be out driven by your buddies! Even worse is when you are taller, bigger, stronger, and more physically fit than them. You might even be swinging the club seemingly faster than them and STILL are out driven on the golf course. How is this possible? The most likely reason is quite simple, but often overlooked; your friends move better than you do. They swing the club more efficiently than you. So, what does this exactly mean? How can you start “moving ..read more
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Four Simple Golf Fitness Exercises with a Golf Club
Peak Golf Fitness
by peakgolffitness
3y ago
These 4 simple exercises can help your flexibility and strength in a short amount of time. Begin improving your golf fitness with the supported deep squat, lunge with twist, upper body stretch supported, and shoulder stretch. This routine can be done in home or at the gym to help you incorporate some great golf specific exercises. Get more shoulder turn, gain some stability, and get more golf fit by doing this quick and easy routine.     The post Four Simple Golf Fitness Exercises with a Golf Club appeared first on Peak Golf Fitness ..read more
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Common Misconceptions About Golf Fitness Training
Peak Golf Fitness
by peakgolffitness
3y ago
As training for golf becomes more and more popular, lots of information gets thrown around. Thanks to TPI and other reputable sources, golfers have access to great information that can help them improve their game like never before. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of bad information out there as well. We’re here to clear up some of the most common misconceptions out there to help you get on the right path. Misconception 1: Cardio and running several miles will increase my stamina and make my endurance better on the golf course. This one seems to be out there more as an assumption among recreation ..read more
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In Home Exercises to keep you fit for golf season
Peak Golf Fitness
by peakgolffitness
3y ago
Due to the unfortunate situation we are in with COVID-19, lots of us will not be going to a gym for some time. However just because you can’t go to the gym, doesn’t mean you can’t get a great golf workout at home. It’s important not to lose your routine of working out. Once out of the routine, it makes it that much harder to get back into it. Stick with the same time frame you usually go to the gym, and also the days. A lot of us have already shifted our focus to all golf now that winter has passed, but consider this an opportunity to continue with your fitness and test yourself on having the ..read more
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Golf Warm Up – Add Yards at Zero Cost
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by peakgolffitness
3y ago
Want an increase in distance of 5, 10, even 15 more yards? Need a way to play golf plain free? Try an effective golf warm up for better overall performance. Instead of spending $500 on a driver hoping for an increase in distance, you can receive more benefit from a proper golf warm up at zero cost. The Key To Golf Performance Getting a proper warm up is arguably the most overlooked aspect of golf performance. Warming up prior to a round of golf will increase power output, efficiency, and overall performance. Most importantly, it will significantly reduce the risk of injury. There are all sorts ..read more
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Speed and Power Training – Why you may be doing it all wrong
Peak Golf Fitness
by peakgolffitness
3y ago
Speed and power training is extremely helpful in order to gain distance. However, it is imperative that speed and power training is done correctly and appropriately. First, you must be strength training to give your body adequate support for handling “all out” effort exercises. If you don’t, you are just increasing your injury risk. Also, more strength gives you more capability to have more speed/power. It doesn’t mean you will automatically be faster and more powerful, but it does raise your ceiling of capability. Second, keep the reps low! High volumes of speed and power training doesn’t hav ..read more
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Unstable Surface Training (Bosu balls, stability balls, etc)
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by peakgolffitness
3y ago
We all have seen people balance on bosu balls or stability balls at some point. Everyone’s first reaction to seeing this is usually how impressive and amazing it is. BUT, is this really helping performance? Balancing on unstable surfaces may seem cool and beneficial, but it’s not very effective for enhancing golf (or many other sports) performance. Golf, like most sports is performed on a stable surface, so training on unstable surfaces really doesn’t benefit us. When we are trying to do something on an unstable surface, our attention and muscle activation is directed towards staying balanced ..read more
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