Ever wondered why despite ongoing effort and awareness, postural positions and movement patterns seem to always regress back to our “natural” state? Ever been curious why we can control posture and movement in a closed environment, but when we add other stimulus we seem to lose that control?
It’s always good to hear what the best in the world are doing when it comes to certain aspects of their game. That’s why it’s fantastic to sit down with Nick Randall to learn his process and hear examples of the training he’s doing with players like Jonas Blixt and Cameron Smith on their golf fitness.
Getting yourself physically and mentally prepared for a round is one of those things you have complete control over. Having been coaching golfers for many years now, I’ve seen first hand the relationship between how a player approaches their pre-round time and how they ultimately perform. Read more
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.[Tweet “Don’t start a lifestyle you won’t be able to maintain” @jasonglasslab]
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.
Learn how to train a rotational athlete (golfers) to have more speed more strength and more power.
Front Squats: Will force your body to stay upright and not strain your spine at the end of your set.
Every athlete needs a layer of foundation
Fix your athlete’s limitation first whether its a mobility or stability issue.
You will learn what Joint Training High Threshold is
Jason walks you through why its so important for any athletes who are rotating their whole body in various movements on a regular basis.[Tweet: “The stronger you are the better ability you will have to generate speed @jasonglasslab”]
He walks us through what Hypertrophy is and when it is important for an athlete and when it isn’t.