Quick Result Golf Circuit

I continue to believe that “golf specific” workouts is a funny term. The only thing golf specific is playing or practicing golf. In the gym, you need to work on general strength, endurance, and power. With mobility and stability work, you just need to remove any restrictions on your body that would block you from […]

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Ramping Isometrics

The concept of ramping isometrics have been around, but I was introduced to more specific protocols by James Wilson of bikejames.com and pedalinginnovations.com. The concept is simple, but brutal to execute. Isometrics mean that you contract muscles but you don’t actually have movement. They are relatively safe because there is no outside force acting upon […]

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Anti-Rotation Exercise

Golf requires quite a bit of rotation. In fact, the swing can be thought of as force pushing down into the ground that you harness into one big rotation. You see the pros and the swing looks so effortless, yet the swing speed is 115 mph plus.   Many of the common “golf” exercises you […]

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Stability in Your Swing

Golf is a single leg sport. I know, it doesn’t appear that way unless you REALLY have a contrarian swing. However, think about how much weight shift you are doing when hitting a shot. Both the trail and lead leg has to be stable through the swing motion. By stability, I mean the ability to […]

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The Pushup is Perhaps the Most Important Exercise You Can Master

When you look at a pushup, it looks nothing like golf. How could it translate to the game? I’m not only convinced it translates, I also think it’s one of the most important things to learn before embarking on any fitness and/or golf fitness program. It’s a win/win. It’s one of those exercises that helps […]

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My thoughts on Crossfit, P90x, Insanity, and similar programs

As a health professional, I am frequently asked about P90x, Insanity, Crossfit, and others like them.  It is one of the most debated topics among those in the strength and conditioning world.  For the record, P90x/Insanity are similar, Crossfit is very different, but both programs are very hotly debated. P90x/Insanity and other DVD home based […]

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