Combine your fitness and golf goals with these simple and effective moves.

Practicing at the range is the best way to improve your game, but if you have a swing fault, adding more repetitions will cause you to ingrain those troublesome issues into your muscle memory.

Cardiogolf, is a program designed to give you a battery of exercises to improve your body movement and swing technique. By consistently, repeating golf swing exercises without the judgement of where the ball is going, you can accelerate your improvement on the golf course.

As an added bonus, these moves will also help you work towards your fitness goals and improve your posture. Add these movements to your practice regimen until they appear in your swing comfortably and naturally for you on the golf course by taking the #CardioGolfChallenge –

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As golfers, we spend a lot of time hunched over, so it’s important to do stretches that elongate the spine to counterbalance the ill-effects of being hunched over for long periods of time.

Today’s move-

Karen Jansen- Elongate Stretch

 Elongate Stretch

  1. Stand in a shoulder width stance with your arms hanging down in front of you.
  2. Roll your shoulders back and down. Then interlace your fingers.
  3. Inhale as you stretch your arms above your head, keeping your arms straight but not locking the elbows. Avoid arching your back.
  4. Hold for an inhale and then exhale release and return to the start position.
  5. Repeat 3 to for times.

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Karen Palacios-Jansen is a LPGA Class A Teaching Professional and a Certified Personal Trainer specializing in Golf Fitness. Karen serves as the National Vice President of the LPGA Teaching And Club Professionals Membership and has been voted as one of America’s  “Top 50 Golf-Fitness Professionals” by Golf Digest Magazine and  “Top 50 Instructor” by LPGA.  Karen received the prestigious LPGA National Teacher of the Year award in 2008.

LPGA Teaching and Course ProfessionalsKaren Palacios-Jansen is the creator of Cardiogolf, a golf-fitness program available at Cardiogolf.comKaren’s website at is a ‘must-see’ resource for golf and fitness instruction. Follow Karen online on Twitter and Facebook.