Golf Over 40 for Dummies

Golf Over 40 for Dummies

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A PGA TOUR pro-tested fitness program to improve your handicap! Improve your GPA (Grip, Posture, Alignment) with this performance-enhancing guide Baby boomers, have no fear! Let Kelly Blackburn share the techniques shes used to help PGA TOUR professionals, and others shave strokes off their game. From photos and illustrations demonstrating proper exercise techniques to inspiring anecdotes from over 40 PGA TOUR players, this friendly guide promises to keep you swinging into your golden years. Discover how to: Conquer problem areas and avoid injury Fix common faults Maintain balance and endurance Adjust your grip, setup, turn, and finish to your changing body Shape up with golf-specific stretches The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun Get smart! www Sign up for daily eTips at www Choose from among 33 different subject categories Get news you can use on everything from money to health to computers
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Product details

  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 187.96 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 521.63g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764553437
  • 9780764553431

Table of contents

Introduction. PART I: Playing into Your Prime. Chapter 1: Oh, How Golf Changes after 40. Chapter 2: Keeping the Golf Body Fit after 40. PART II: The Basics and Beyond after 40. Chapter 3: Grasping Your Grip. Chapter 4: Getting into Position: The Over-40 Setup. Chapter 5: Tuning Up Your Turn. Chapter 6: Improving Your Downswing and Follow-Through. PART III: Problem Areas: Fighting Them with Fitness. Chapter 7: Rejuvenating Noodle Arms. Chapter 8: Saggy Shoulder Solutions. Chapter 9: Getting Rid of Junk in the Trunk. Chapter 10: Developing Strong Roots: Lower Body Strength. PART IV: Improving Balance and Endurance. Chapter 11: Restoring Balance, Timing, and Rhythm as You Age. Chapter 12: Endurance and Over-40 Golf. PART V: Golf Isnt a Contact Sport: Avoiding Injury. Chapter 13: Oh, My Achin Back. Chapter 14: Whats Up with My Rotator Cuff? Chapter 15: Avoiding Hand and Elbow Injuries. Chapter 16: The Knee Bones Connected to the Hipbone. PART VI: Taking Golf Fitness to the Next Level. Chapter 17: Getting Fit for Golf in the Gym. Chapter 18: Training at Home. Chapter 19: Eating, Drinking, and Playing Well after 40. PART VII: The Part of Tens. Chapter 20: Ten Questions to Evaluate Your Game. Chapter 21: A Ten-Day In-Home Regimen to Better Golf. Chapter 22: Ten Mistakes of the Weekend Warrior. Chapter 23: Ten Golf Cart Stretches. Index. Book Registration Information.
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About Kelly Blackburn

Kelly Blackburn travels the PGA and Senior PGA TOUR circuit implementing her golf fitness techniques with touring professionals. Steve Eubanks, author of At the Turn and other books, writes for GolfWorld.
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