Piggy backing off of yesterday's post on warming up, today I wanted to share with you a few exercises that are great at preparing the body for activity by using weights. Yes, you are going to get some dumbbells or kettlebells in your hands as a way to get ready for your workout! Here's the … Continue reading Why stretch when you can grab weights!
Dumbbells are one of the easiest tools in the gym that can get your heart rate up while also building strength. I love putting together small circuits like this as part of my group class workouts at Golfletica. By incorporating the weights, it helps increase the heart rate and provides a great challenge for the … Continue reading 4 Move Dumbbell Circuit
Yes, I love lunges, squats, deadlifts, kettlebell swings, basically anything that hits the lower body and helps promote the glutes. But sometimes it's nice to throw in something a little different that puts some tension on the muscles and challenges the stabilizers. This is an offset reverse lunge that transitions into a squat position. It … Continue reading You need this leg burning exercise in your life
When you work in the world of golf performance, you commit to a life of training athletes that are always fighting the battle of asymmetry. Here's the deal, you swing a golf club at a rapid rate of speed in one direction. You also do most things primarily with one side of your body to … Continue reading Your body isn’t symmetrical, so why train like it is?
What better way to finish off you workout and the week then with this sweet little move that will leave your quads shaking and baking! One question I get a lot is: "how do I cool down from my workout?" This is definitely a legit question, especially if you did something high intensity and the … Continue reading Workout finisher, movement reinforcer for the win
It's always great to pick up the dumbbells and knock out some lunges the good ol' fashion way, but am I the only one that feels limited with the amount of weight you can actually safely load? Today I'm bringing you a solution with 3 awesome variations on the lunge that add tension thus challenging … Continue reading 3 great ways to increase the difficulty of the lunge without weight