Fitness/Nutrition Tips

1,2,3 Fitness!

Now that the school year is in full swing, and the full time students’ first tournament is coming up, their fitness is more important than ever.  At the beginning of every academic year, Fitness and Nutrition Instructor, Kelly Shobe, does fitness assessments with the students in order to determine their personal fitness level and what areas they may need to make progress in. Shobe does cardiovascular, muscular strength, muscular endurance,

Safe Practices for Golf Training

Starting a new training regimen or practice routine can be intimidating both physically and mentally. Here are seven tips to help you next time you hit the gym or golf course, including safe practices for golf training. Stay Hydrated Drinking a lot of water is very crucial and good for the body. If you’re working out, are on the golf course, doing a marathon or triathlon, choose drinks that replace

You Are What You Eat

Athletes need to be careful about what they consume into their bodies. What you put in, you get out. Foods contain combinations of many nutrients. No single food can supply all nutrients in the amounts the body requires. Most of all, meat, fish, and poultry are major contributors of iron, zinc, and B vitamins in most American diets. It is important for people of all ages to maintain a healthy

Putting Cardio Back Into Your Workout Regimen

Golf exercises are becoming more common among golfers. Training has demonstrated to be effective in aiding golfers to improve their skills. However, most people do not know that golfers should experience fitness training just like many other athletes. Golf is an accuracy sport that involves the use of a club and ball. The main goal is to hit a ball into all the holes on a golf course with the

Golf Fitness Evaluation

Realizing the importance of exercise is crucial when working out and evaluating your current workout level should be done, if it hasn’t already, to help improve your golf performance. Golf fitness evaluation is more than just a phrase, it is a lifestyle. Greg Norman himself speaks about this topic: Assessing your present fitness level and following an appropriate conditioning program is an important step for improving your golf performance and

Swing Sequence

The golf swing is one of the most unnatural, complex, and explosive movements in sports. You must prepare your body to perform this powerful athletic action as successfully and safely as possible. Greg Norman himself talks on this subject. The information below is credited from his website: ELEMENTS OF A GOLF SWING The American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI) in Birmingham, Alabama, breaks down the golf swing into five separate

Fitness Essentials

Working out is great for one’s body, mind and soul. Most people carry a gym bag with them that has their fitness essentials in it. There are many items that can help you prepare for the best work out of your life. Keep in mind that if you are a member of a gym, most of these essentials are provided to you in the cost of your monthly membership, but