Golf Fitness

Your Lifestyle May Be Wreaking Havoc On Your Golf Game

For many, sitting a good part of the day hunched over a computer, desk, workstation, or patient (as in the case with dentists and surgeons) does not bode well for posture in general, and can wreck havoc not only on your health, but on your golfing performance.

Mindi Boysen

Having The Correct Posture in The Golf Swing

How important does the correct posture plays in golf swing? Well, if you're looking to add distance off the tee, it is vital that you have the correct posture in your sertup. In this video golf fitness coach Mindi Boysen offers up an exercise that will help you have the correct posture in your setup, each and every time.

Mindi Boysen

Strength Plus Speed Equals More Power

Strength plus speed equals power in the golf game. Often players who are born with strength, tend to work on that part of their game, while players who have speed tend to work that aspect of their game. The reason being; there is a comfort level.

Bob Forman

Winter Is The Best Time To Improve Your Golf Game

One of the more popular pieces of very inexpensive equipment fitness instructors like to use in their golf fitness routine is a stability ball or big ball. They are very popular and you can use for every single muscle in your body. Many fitness instructors encourage their clients to do use the big ball as a warm-up tool on the range.

Mindi Boysen

Big Ball Warm-Up Exercise

One of the more popular pieces of very inexpensive equipment fitness instructors like to use in their golf fitness routine is a stability ball or big ball. They are very popular and you can use for every single muscle in your body. Many fitness instructors encourage their clients to do use the big ball as a warm-up tool on the range.

Mindi Boysen

Eliminate Swaying and Sliding In The Golf Swing

Many people have a hard time rotating their upper body during the golf swing without swaying. Part of the problem occurs due to improper internal and external hip rotation. Golf Fitness Instructor Mindi Boysen offers up this fitness exercise to help you rotate using your core muscles as oppose to swaying and sliding in the golf swing.

Bob Forman

The Physiology Behind The Sway & Slide Swing Faults

You are just not getting the distance you think you should be getting and can not figure out why. You even broke down and bought those new clubs and balls the ads promised would get you further down the fairway. What gives?

Mindi Boysen

The Inch Worm Exercise

My youngest golfing client is 5 years old and oldest golfing client is 91. No matter how old you are or what caliber of golfer you are you should always be able to do the inch worm. What is the inch worm? The inch worm is of my favorite exercise that is all-encompassing with strength and flexibility demands on the body.

Bob Forman

Playing Golf May Hurt You

Low back injury is not something you experience today and it is gone tomorrow.  It lingers, as do most injuries.  And though the pain may subside somewhat, the mindset is that on any given swing, the back could go.  Not something you want to have to think about while trying to focus on your game.

Mindi Boysen

One Arm Rotation

It is often said that if you want to develop a good, consistent golf swing then you will need good posture. Good posture is also important in your day to day life, especially for those who sit at a desk all day, watch a lot of TV or have the tendency to never sit up straight. Here are three exercises that will help you develop good posture for the golf course and life.

Mindi Boysen

Upper Body Stretches

Most golfers like to get to the course 30 - 40 minutes before their tee time to get some practice in at the range. Even before you swing a golf club, the best way to get ready for your round is to stretch. In this video, TPI Certified golf fitness instructor Mindi Boysen demonstrates 4 upper body stretches you can do prior to hitting balls on the range or teeing off.

Mindi Boysen

Pilates Roll-Up Roll-Down Exercise

The Pilates roll-up/roll-down is a perfect routine for the abdominal muscles, and is one of the Pilates flat abs exercises. Compared to regular set-ups, one Pilates roll up is equal to six regular sit ups, and is much better than crunches for creating a flat stomach.

Mindi Boysen

Static Side Plank

The key to a good golf swing starts with a good foundation and a stable core.  Golf fitness coach Mindi Boysen demonstrates a basic side plank exercise, also called a static side plank hold.  This is the starting place if you want to improve your core strength and stability.

Mike Pedersen

Lifting Weights For Golf Won't Hurt Your Swing

When I say body golf, I am talking about the machine that swings the golf club. Most golfers have this delusion it's the clubs. Now how silly does that sound?

You are an intelligent person. What swings the club?

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel and Golfers

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or CTS is becoming more and more prevalent with the computer generation, and increased use of small hand held devices. Someone you know has probably suffered from CTS. It is such a common problem; it baffles me that there is so little understanding among the medical community about its causes.