Cardio & Weight Loss Tips

A Golf Professional wants to know how to make cardio fun – but the question you need to ask yourself though is WHY do you want to do cardio?

Truly doing cardio for your overall health – heart and lung health. Get off the treadmill. Go run or walk outside with fresh air. Recharge your own solar panel with Vitamin D.

Hight Intensity Interval Training – taking your heart rate up to an 8 out of 10. A skipping rope will do the trick – try doing as many as you can in 30 secs. Then do that again the next day and you will culmatively start strengthening your heart.

Heart is still elevated, metabolism is up and continuing to burn fat as a fuel for hours to come.

Fun ways to exercise: Agility drills, work on your foot work, working on your speed will make you a great athlete.

Weight Loss Goals

Number one motivator for weight loss is throwing the scale out the window – it will hold you back from getting the results you are looking for.

Jason gives some examples of how to lose that extra 30 lbs you may be holding around your stomach.

Firstly eating better, exercising as well as rest and recovery are the 3 things to remember when it comes to losing weight loss.

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Eating REAL whole foods without preservatives is the place to start. Exercise everyday early in the morning so you already know that your activity is done for the day by mid-morning and you can focus on everything else.

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Jason Glass is one of the world’s top Golf Strength & Conditioning Specialist. Jason owns and operates Tour Performance Lab and Kinetica Golf Performance in Vancouver BC; specializing in training rotary athletes, biomechanics, physical assessments and functional strength training. Jason is a consultant for many top professional athletes from the PGA Tour, European Tour, Nationwide Tour, LPGA to professional snowboarding. Jason is also the head of the Titleist Performance Institutes Fitness Advisory Board. Learn more about him at