Tag Archives: GolfGym

Golf Fitness Ain’t Body Building

Rory McIlroy,Golf Fitness,Strength,GolfGym

“Recently, many professional golfers have taken golf fitness to another level in that they are creating (or their trainers are) weight training programs that involve heavier and heavier weights (Body Building?)”. Every golfer in the world would benefit from being more Fit For Golf. That doesn’t mean Body Building…………..”

Three Steps To More Power In Your Golf Swing


Golfers are always talking about needing more power in their golf swing. Power and Golf are words generally related to Tour Pros like Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson. I saw this Three Step Drill on Facebook. It was presented by Zach Allen on the American Golf Association Facebook Page. I added a […]

You Don’t Have To Give Up Beer!


“You don’t have to give up beer. You don’t have to join a gym. You work on it for 10 minutes a day and you get fit.” There are a lot of golf training aids that golfers are embarrassed to bring to the course……….”

The Guy At The End Of The Range – Left Eye Dominant

Jack Nicklaus,Golf,Left Eye Dominant,Golfing

I go to the range regularly because I really enjoy working on my swing and my ball striking. I use the term “ball striking” because that’s what I am doing…at least I think so… By the way…I hear that Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods and several other great “ball strikers” are left eye dominant. I’m just […]

The Death Of An Old Friend – Our Weighted Club

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We recently experienced the death of an old friend. This friend was with us for almost 10 years. During those 10 years we touted its benefits….. Over the past few years, people started talking about our old friend in a very negative way. They would say that working with it would………”

Proud To Be Down 80 Pounds

Ken Pierce,GolfGym,PowerSwing Trainer

I am proud to say that I have dropped 80 pounds from my highest weight over the past seven years. I am in the best overall shape of my life and Playing my best. Let us help you to play better. “Because I am 6′-2″ tall, everyone used to tell me that I carried it […]

How To Fix Your Slice With The PowerSwing Trainer


Arlen Bento, Jr. and Ken Pierce demonstrate a drill with the GolfGym PowerSwing Trainer that will help to get you on the right swing place/path in order to eliminate the most common of golf swing flaws, the Slice… Arlen Bento, Jr. identifies the flaw in our swing that causes a slice. Using the GolfGym PowerSwing […]

Develop Stronger Legs With These Exercises


Ken Pierce demonstrates some simple exercises with the GolfGym Balance Ball that will help to build stronger legs. Strong legs are critical to overall golf performance… We all know that our legs are important in the game of golf and to our overall golf fitness. They are important for many reasons……..[read more…]

The Russian Twist Drill


Ken Pierce demonstrates a Golf Fitness exercise called the “Russian Twist” utilizing the GolfGym 8 pound double handled PowerBall and the GolfGym 65cm Balance Ball. The exercise develops better golf rotation, core strength……[read more…]

“Toe Drill” Swing Tip from Arlen Bento, Jr.

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The video below demonstrates a simple and fun drill to help you “Feel” your golf swing moving from a short takeaway to a strong follow through.The drill with Arlen Bento Jr is called the “Toe Drill”. It is easy to do and helps to develop a great ball striking platform……[read more…]

“Begin With The Follow Through”

Arlen Bento Jr,Golf Swing,Golf,Golf Gym,GolfGym,Follow Through

It has always been a challenge demonstrating golf fitness techniques and exercises to golfers, hoping they will employ them consistently to reap the benefits. However, it is difficult for most golfers to see the benefit of a movement pattern or exercise if it isn’t tied directly to their swing……[read more…]

Developing A Strong One-Piece Takeaway

Do you have a strong one-piece takeaway? A one piece takeaway is very important to your overall swing performance. Tiger Woods, Brandt Snedeker and every other professional golfer performs a one piece takeaway in their golf swing. ……[read more…]

What Is Your Swing Speed?


About three months ago, I joined a great gym that is about five miles from our home in Stuart, Florida. It’s a Planet Fitness facility. It is a gym with stuff in it…that’s it. That’s all I wanted, and it’s very inexpensive to join. I don’t generally use weight machines, but I do use the […]

How Much Exercise to Lose Weight? Interesting!!!


While checking the GolfGym Twitter page this morning, I came across an article written by Coach Calorie titled, “How Much Exercise to Lose Weight – Not That Much”. Given that I am slightly calorically challenged myself…I was drawn to the article. It illuminates the fact that in our endeavoring to lose weight….[read more…]

20 Simple Actions To Insure A Great Golf Day


This article was originally posted in September of last year, but that’s when most golfers were starting to store their clubs for the winter. Now that almost all of the golf courses in the country (US at least) are already open, it is time to make each golf day the best it can be. [read […]