Fitness Blog

Outplay Father Time: 3 Golf Exercises for Seniors

Coach Joey D Jul 13, 2020 8:00:00 AM
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It's kind of ironic that I'm writing a blog about senior golfers on the week of my birthday. These days, birthdays don't seem to have quite the same excitement as they did when I was eight or nine years old. But getting older doesn't mean your golf game can't get a lot more exciting. Golf fitness isn't just for players on The Tour. These 3 simple golf exercises for seniors will not only help improve your game, but they'll also help prevent injury and have you feeling better both on and off the course.

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Dustin Johnson's Golf Fitness Program from Men's Journal

Coach Joey D May 8, 2020 7:57:00 AM
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We're in some interesting times as people. Something bigger than us all has ground life-as-we-knew-it to a halt. Humans, as a species, are a resilient crew, though. If we keep our wits about us and stay smart, we will come out of this in one piece. At some point, we'll get the green light to resume our normal lives again. And when that happens, you'll once again be able to stop worrying about viruses, ventilators, and empty supermarket shelves and get back to worrying about what really matters: your slice, your inability to maintain spine angle, and your lack of mobility through the hips. (After you've disinfected everything you've ever touched, of course.)

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It Takes a Team to Control your Hips: Improving Hip Rotation in the Golf Swing

Coach Joey D Feb 6, 2020 6:04:00 PM
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1. Remove the extra moving parts from your golf swing
2. Increase accuracy off the tee and on the fairway
3. Increase stability on uneven lies

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Parking Lot Stretch…or...Just 3 Minutes Till Tee Time?

Coach Joey D Jan 28, 2020 9:34:00 AM
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1. Don't squander the few minutes you have before tee time
2. Warm up vertically and rotationally
3. Bring an activated body to first tee instead of trying to find it there

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Connecting with the Club…or...Showing Your Wrists Some Love [VIDEO]

Coach Joey D Jul 21, 2018 9:48:32 AM
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1. Prevent injuries due to instability at the wrist
2. Lessen chances of an overuse injury
3. Create a more consistently accurate shot

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Method to the Madness…or Joust your Way to Lower Scores! [VIDEO]

Coach Joey D Jun 8, 2018 11:01:00 AM
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I've been in and around the fitness industry for my entire life -- as an athlete, as a coach, as a lecturer. I know that different people learn things and respond to things in different ways. Some people are more apprehensive than others; they need to be steadily pushed to achieve their goals. Some people are more analytical; they need to know the exercise science behind what they're doing -- right down to the cellular level -- before they'll try anything new.

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Stabilizing Your Lower Body for A Solid Golf Stance

Coach Joey D May 26, 2018 3:33:00 AM
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1. Increase Power and Accuracy
2. Reduce the Chance of Injury
3. Improve Balance
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Are You Built For Speed? How To Add Velocity to Your Golf Swing Speed

Coach Joey D Apr 24, 2018 12:00:00 AM
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1. Understand the biomechanics of club head speed.
2. Get your lower body activated.
3. Get your upper body in sync.

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Warm Up for Low Scores

Coach Joey D Mar 2, 2018 11:42:00 AM
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4 Quick Pre-Round Golf Warmup Movements That Work

I don't care if the last round you played was yesterday or last October, if you think you're going to play at your best without properly warming up your body, you're wrong. If your body isn't prepped for 18 holes of golf, in a best case scenario you're not going to play as well as you can. In a worst case scenario, you're going to get hurt. Neither of those are scenarios that I'm guessing you're interested in experiencing.

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Are We Having Fun Yet?

Coach Joey D Apr 4, 2017 2:15:00 PM
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I'm going to ask you a question about your golf game and it's not the typical question you'd expect from me.

I'm not going to ask if you're loading properly into your left side or if you're able to comfortably maintain your spine angle or if you're staying connected to the ground throughout your swing. I'm going to ask you a far more simple -- but no less important -- question: Are you having fun?

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