Many of our day-to-day activities create stiffness and tightness in ways we don’t pay a lot of attention to. Driving a car. Sitting at a desk. The average recreational golfer does not typically perform movements with big ranges of motion. But that’s exactly what we need to naturally improve flexibility.
Should you back off of a full golf workout program during your playing season or should you train the same all year round?
An offhand comment by Nick Faldo in April offers some insight into what to expect at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.
We're sometimes asked how we train our junior players to develop swing speed. In this episode of Fitness Friday, we talk about a couple of great drills that will help junior players develop strength, coordination, and explosive power!
The sports world loves nothing more than the great upset. When one comes along, fascination follows. How could this happen? What change made it possible?
One of the biggest topics of conversation in golf right now is speed -- specifically, how to create velocity in the swing. In this episode of Fitness Friday, we talk about controlling and connecting your upper and lower body to create a safe, balanced speed in your swing. Grab your medicine ball and let's get to work!
You count your reps at the gym. You count your minutes on the treadmill. You count your calories at the dinner table. There are a lot of numbers to pay attention to when trying to get fit. Well, the number of numbers you should be paying attention to just got bigger. Thanks to WHOOP, you can now quantify and keep track of how well you recover from the physical and mental stresses of your day-to-day life. And it can be an invaluable tool for golfers looking to improve their fitness levels -- whether you're a scratch golfer or you're just a beginner.
The COVID-19 pandemic and all its precautions have now been with us for more than a year. They’ve created new challenges to just about every aspect of our lives -- including the way we golf. But while quarantining and social distancing have profoundly hurt the restaurant, travel, and entertainment industries, the golf industry has actually seen a surprising and welcome uptick in business over the past year.
If you're a golfer living in the northern two-thirds of the country, this is a special time of the year. It's no longer dark at 4:30 in the afternoon, weather forecasts stop mentioning snow, and temperatures start to creep into the 50s and 60s. Winter is over and, well, it's time to hit some balls. But just because the calendar is telling you it's almost golf season, it doesn't necessarily mean your body is ready to hit the course. Fear not! Hit IT Great has you covered.