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Research Review #2: 20 Weeks of Periodised Training Improves Carry Distance By 18 Yards

Study Title: Effects Of Long Term Periodisation Training In Korean Elite Golfers Study Location: Korean Institute Of Sports Science, Seoul, Korea. Kim et al 2016. Study Aim: Investigate the effects of a 20 week periodised strength and flexibility training program in elite, male, Korean golfers. To assess the effect on golf driving performance the following…

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Research Review #1: Medicine Ball Throw Training For Club Head Speed & Distance In Amateur Golfers

Key Points: Experimental Group (EG) increased 7 iron club head speed by an average of 13mph EG increased 7 iron distance by an average of 10 yards EG increased amount of pressure on lead foot at impact by 11% For further breakdown and details of the study, and how it can help you, read on!…

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A Simple Guide To Shedding Unwanted Fat:

While not necessarily directly related to performance, the vast majority of people I have worked with at some point ask questions about “losing weight, getting leaner, toning up, dropping fat etc”. This makes perfect sense for health, lifestyle, and fitness reasons. From talking with them it’s immediately obvious that most of them are trying to…

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Golf Fitness: A Guide to Needs Analysis and Program Design

Golf is changing. No doubt about it. Watch the coverage on television, look at the world rankings, listen to players interviews, or read what they say in the papers. Nothing gets more talk in golfing circles currently than distance. Top players are hitting the ball further, and courses are getting longer. First Tiger Woods, and…

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4 Forgotten Benefits of Golf Fitness Training

Physical training for golf is a hot topic. All the top players are doing it and highlighting it’s importance, whilst some people think its ruining careers. Much of the criticism around physical training for golf tends to either warn about the dangers of becoming too bulky, or that the player will injure themselves. Like most things, the…

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