Bob Forman Certified Golf Fitness Instructor MS, Exercise Physiology Why is it that with all the technological advances in the game of golf, the average handicap in the U.S. has not really moved all that much? Both Golf Digest and Golf Magazine, for example, reported that between 1995 and 2005, there had been absolutely no improvement in golfers’ handicaps.Why aren’t golfers getting better? After
Bob FormanCertified Golf Fitness Instructor MS, Exercise Physiology The player development wheel has added another spoke recently and this new “technology” compliments well the skills, equipment and mental aspects of the game that has been the primary focus for years. Though Gary Player has been promoting it for some time, golf fitness is a
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SARCOPENIA IN THE AGING GOLFER WILL INFLUENCE DISTANCE AND PLAYING PERFORMANCE Bob Forman Certified Golf Fitness Instructor MS, Exercise Physiology There’s a sound, physiological reason for the Senior tees. It’s called sarcopenia, although it’s a sure bet that’s not the reason why the USGA developed the forward gold tee box. Sarcopenia, which affects both men
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Lack of mobility in the lower back can affect the golf swing negatively and put pressure on the lower back. Reach Thrus are can enhance that mobility and improve your golf game.
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MS, Exercise Physiology
The days of the big, bulky, one-muscle-group-per-exercise machine are in
the rear view mirror. Functional training is the way to go, especially
for golf, as multiple benefits can be achieved with each exercise.
Although there are indeed some benefits of joining and attending a
health fitness center (camaraderie, fitness professionals to assist you,
etc.), the good news is that you don’t necessarily have to pay and trek
to a local fitness center in order to better your game.
A functional home gym is easy to set-up, doesn’t require much space, and is very affordable. (Read more…)