Golf over 40 for Dummies (For Dummies)

Golf over 40 for Dummies (For Dummies)

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 305 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780764553431
  • DDC分類 796.352

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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 dummies.com Sign up for daily eTips at www dummiesdaily.com Choose from among 33 different subject categories Get news you can use on everything from money to health to computers

Table of Contents

Introduction                                       1  (6)
Part I: Playing into Your Prime 7 (20)
Oh, How Golf Changes after 40 9 (6)
Keeping the Golf Body Fit after 40 15 (12)
Part II: The Basics and Beyond after 40 27 (48)
Grasping Your Grip 29 (10)
Getting into Position: The Over-40 Setup 39 (12)
Tuning Up Your Turn 51 (10)
Improving Your Downswing and Follow-Through 61 (14)
Part III: Problem Areas: Fighting Them with 75 (58)
Fitness
Rejuvenating Noodle Arms 77 (14)
Saggy Shoulder Solutions 91 (10)
Getting Rid of Junk in the Trunk 101(18)
Developing Strong Roots: Lower Body Strength 119(14)
Part IV: Improving Balance and Endurance 133(24)
Restoring Balance, Timing, and Rhythm as You 135(10)
Age
Endurance and Over-40 Golf 145(12)
Part V: Golf Isn't a Contact Sport: Avoiding 157(52)
Injury
Oh, My Achin' Back 159(14)
What's Up with My Rotator Cuff? 173(12)
Avoiding Hand and Elbow Injuries 185(12)
The Knee Bone's Connected to the Hipbone 197(12)
Part VI: Taking Golf Fitness to the Next Level 209(32)
Getting Fit for Golf in the Gym 211(12)
Training at Home 223(10)
Eating, Drinking, and Playing Well after 40 233(8)
Part VII: The Part of Tens 241(50)
Ten Questions to Evaluate Your Game 243(6)
A Ten-Day In-Home Regimen to Better Golf 249(26)
Ten Mistakes of the Weekend Warrior 275(6)
Ten Golf Cart Stretches 281(10)
Index 291