Are You Fit Enough for Golf? Unlocking the Secrets to a Strong Swing and Endurance on the Green
When it comes to golf, many enthusiasts think it's a leisurely sport best enjoyed with a chilled drink in hand and a golf cart to whisk you from hole to hole. But here's the truth: golf is a physically demanding game that requires more than just a love for the greens and fairways. Are you fit enough to play golf at your best?
In this post, we'll dive into the level of fitness needed to conquer a...
Thank You To Our
Samuel C. - Lift Heavy, Sing Fast Athlete
We wanted to take the time to thank ALL OF YOU for being a part of the Cody Wescott Golf Fitness community. We are a small small business with a lot of passion for helping athletes get stronger, better, fitter, faster. The most important thing to us is that folks simply improve their way of life and their health.
Samuel C. has been a Lift Heavy, Swing Fast athlete since May of 2023.
The 'Lift Heavy, Swing Fast' program has...
Protein Power: The Key to Shredding Fat and Staying Lean
Protein is the most important macro to hit. It provides structure for your body’s tissues and organs, and also builds and repairs your muscles and other connective tissues. In other words, protein is essential to build and maintain muscle.
MOST people largely undereat protein because the standard diet is full of processed carbs and fats. Cookies, chips, and cake, anyone!? And when dining out, protein is often served in pretty small...
Strength and Mobility are Not Mutually Exclusive
Mobility is a term that's thrown around quite a bit in the fitness world, but its significance often goes underestimated. While it is crucial for enhancing performance in sports like golf, its importance extends far beyond the fairways. In this blog post, we'll explore the essential role of mobility in both golf and strength training, and why we think it's paramount to include mobility work as a part of your golf fitness program.
Golf: A Sport...
The Top 3 Supplements We Swear By for Optimal Health
In the ever-growing world of health and fitness, supplements have become a common topic of discussion. The biggest reason? Supplements made $34.9B in 2022.Here's your reminder that the supplement industry is, well, an INDUSTRY and that means they want you to buy from them and make you believe you can't live without their products. That said, there ARE supplements can can be beneficial to your health. Here, we've outlined our 3...
New Training Cycle Starts on 10/30: A Note from Coach Cody About Off-season Training
It’s here - the golf off-season. **Insert bittersweet face**
While some of you are “snow birds” and never have a true winter season, it’s still important that we incorporate different phases of training throughout the year.
Off-season” training doesn’t mean that you can’t play golf. However, Lift Heavy, Swing Fast workouts will start to become a little more demanding, so plan accordingly if you have an...
How to Train in the Off-Season
As the golf season winds down, it's essential to start thinking about how you can maintain and even improve your game during the off-season. While the term "off-season" might suggest a break from golf, it's actually a prime time to work on your skills and address weaknesses. Effective off-season training doesn't necessarily mean cranking up the intensity or focusing solely on golf-specific movements. It's about training smart, honing in on weaknesses, and...
Working Out vs. Training: Understanding the Difference
In the world of fitness and physical exercise, the terms "working out" and "training" are often used interchangeably. However, they represent distinct approaches to engaging in physical activities. Understanding the difference between the two can significantly impact the effectiveness and efficiency of your fitness journey. In this week's blog post, we'll delve into the nuances of working out versus training, shedding light on their...
Best Snacks for Fueling Your Golf Game
Golf is not only a game of skill but also a sport that demands endurance and focus. To perform at your best on the course, maintaining a healthy diet overall is paramount. A well-rounded diet ensures you have the necessary energy and nutrients to power through your rounds effectively. In addition to a healthy diet, preparing with a well-balanced meal before a round, rich in protein and nutrient-dense carbohydrates like potatoes, bananas, or oats is key....
Home Gym vs. Traditional Gym: Can you get fit from home?
One of the most common questions we get asked in this post-pandemic world is "can I do your programs at home?" Home gyms are STILL becoming more and more common as there are quite a few perks to training just steps away from your kitchen (or bedroom, or couch). We've highlighted the pros and cons of each in today's blog!
Pros of Working Out at Home:
Comfortable and Familiar: Exercising at home is comfy because it's a place you know...
The Most Common Questions We Get Asked as Trainers
This Q&A with Cody + Erika is PACKED with answers to your most commonly asked questions:
How do we find the right intensity level to avoid overtraining?
The BEST way to avoid injury
What are the BEST core exercises for beginners?
The TOP 3 exercises for hitting the ball further?
Be sure to check out the show notes and reference the timestamps to jump to the questions you want answers to!
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