Tag Archive for Golf fitness

Golf Fitness – Workout Like PGA Tour Pro Ben Crane

Take a page from three time PGA Tour winner Ben Crane’s Golf Fitness book. Utilizing his primo physical prowess Ben posted a final round of 2-under-par 70 and won the 2010 Farmers Insurance Open by one stroke. Ben started off with three birdies in his first five holes, with the highlight coming at at the…

Golf Fitness – Top 5 ways to ignite motivation

Golf Fitness Guru John Heringer from Fast Action Fitness (formerly PinHighFitness.com) posted up the Top 5 Ways to ignite motivation and determination. It’s a good short, straight to the point, easily achievable read and I recommend checking it out. John and I started corresponding a couple months ago when I started the golf fitness series…

Golf Workout – Golf Fitness Series

It’s time for another Golf Fitness post, sorry for the delay! John Heringer owner of PinHighFitness has been working with me and put together an 18 session golf workout program that I’m about to embark upon.  Well.. to be honest, he completed it some time ago (just received an email from mytpi saying congrats on…

Essential Components of a Golf Fitness Program – Part 2

The Essentials of a Golf Fitness Program – Part Deux Hello again everyone! Thank you for your patience in Part two of our series where I’ll talk about the much anticipated Strength/Stability and Power components of a golf fitness program. If you missed out on part one, here’s the link. Essential Components of a Golf…

2010 PGA Merchandise Show – FIT for Golf part II

Last week I highlighted a cool golf fitness product called FIT for Golf that I encountered during my time at the 2010 PGA Merchandise Show. As a quick refresher, FIT stands for “Fitness Illustrated Training.” On each of the six pound medicine balls, there are eight illustrated exercises that are designed to work the golf…

2010 PGA Merchandise Show – Fit For Golf

I found a really cool golf fitness product while at the 2010 PGA Merchandise Show, it’s called a FIT for Golf training ball.  It’s a six pound medicine ball with eight different exercises illustrated on the ball. The FIT stands for “Fitness Illustrated Training.” During my visit, I met and spoke with co-creator of the…

Essential Components of a Golf Fitness Program

Greetings everyone! Tis the season to start your golf fitness program! It’s been great to watch Dave begin his journey into the realm of golf fitness and I wanted to see if I could also help give you all a couple pointers. Now I know I should never assume, but I’m going to go ahead…

Golf Fitness Videos

Continuing the Golf Fitness series, below are some Golf Fitness videos courtesy of youtube. 🙂 The first two are some quick golf exercise videos featuring Katherine Roberts, a well known golf fitness expert who’s agreed to guide me through this series of posts. The video below is from the fellas at Bionic Gloves, I’ve used…

Golf Fitness – Updates, Golf Workout & More

I don’t know about you, but I am so glad Friday has finally reared her most beautiful head. 🙂 So, I’ve been doing this golf fitness New Years resolution for about two weeks now and so far so good. As of 7:00am this morning, I’ve lost two lbs on the Dave Lair Golf Workout routine…

Golf Fitness – Core Muscles

I was on twitter the other day and asked Bubba Watson a little about golf fitness. See below.. @bubbawatson If you don’t mind me asking, what would you attribute your freakishly long drives too? 🙂 Do you have a weekly workout routine? @bubbawatson and if you do have a routine, does it vary depending on…

Golf Fitness – training that will benefit your game

Continuing down the golf fitness path, today I think it’s appropriate to discuss the proper way to train your muscles to impact various aspects of your golf game. I mentioned previously that going to the gym and working through a “generic” workout routine won’t have a very substantial impact on your golf game. Well, the…

Golf Fitness – Muscles Used in Golf

I’ve done a fair amount of research preparing for this golf fitness series and one of the definitive things I’ve discovered is that going to the gym and performing a “generic” workout won’t have a substantial impact on your game. I say substantial impact because, obviously if you workout frequently your overall physical fitness will…

Golf Fitness – The Plan

Happy Belated New Year! It’s that time of year again, the time for a declaration of those life changing activities that we all pledge to achieve and that most of us rarely stick to :). This year, I’ve decided to commit (once again) to getting back in the gym, drop a couple of lbs and…

Golfer’s 21 Minute Yoga Warm-up

I’ve always been interested in Yoga and it’s benefits on a person’s golf game, so when I received the email from Tony DiMaggio to review his new golf yoga DVD, I jumped on the opportunity. The timing couldn’t be better, since I’ve just began a series of Golf Fitness blog posts. Tony is the producer…

Golf Fitness Intro

During the next few months, I’m writing a series of blog posts on golf fitness. I’m going to try and touch on every area surrounding this topic and hopefully dig up some useful tidbits in my search. Every day we hear more and more about how staying fit and flexible will lead to better scores…

Strength vs Flexibility

Found this blog post over at Golftechie, I thought it was pretty good and worth reposting. It discusses what’s more important in Golf Fitness, Strength or Flexibility. What Matters Most??? -Dave