Golf Fitness

Does investing in golf fitness and health bring bigger benefits to performance than the traditional methods of investing in new clubs, lessons and on-the-range practice?

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Watch The Golf Pros Train

Watch The Golf Pros Train

Leading professionals including Rory McIlroy, Gary Player and Rickie Fowler work on golf fitness.
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Golf Fitness Programs

Golf Fitness Programs

Golf fitness programs available online.
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1st Tee: Golf Fitness

This is the first entry on GoGolfFitness.com, a site bringing together key information on golf fitness and health.

Does a focus on golf fitness and health have the potential to significantly improve how you play? We explore and bring to the fore the latest information on golf fitness.

I have played from the same handicap for many years. I have invested in clubs and lessons, not heavily but probably around the level of the average golfer, but have not seen any real improvement in my handicap. While investing in equipment and practice my 'golf fitness' has not been in focus.  Understatement, it has been completely neglected.

As I write this I am 45 years old, 6'2" tall (188cms), weigh 202lbs (92kgs) and have a body fat level of 33%. Last time my doctor weighed me and calculated my BMI she said I was considered obese. Let's say my fitness level could be described as low, playing golf and once a year going to the gym or taking a few short runs. Most time spent at work, on the computer, with the family and eating great food!

As Albert Einstein's said the definition of insanity  is "doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results".  So instead of doing the same thing over and over (lessons, practice, new equipment) I am going to explore something different - golf fitness. I aim to look at how those professionals who are most dedicated to fitness train. I will explore the tips and advice of the leading golf fitness coaches as well as evaluate the different publications and training aids available. Do they positively impact our performance on the course? Let's see. Let's see if my research in to golf fitness will bring an improvement in my performance on the course.

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