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  • 5 Things Every Golf Fitness Program Must Have

    Make Sure Your Fitness Program is Effective For YOU! Ask 10 different trainers to design the perfect golf fitness program for you and you will likely get 10 programs that look completely different. This is not a bad thing.… continue reading

  • Flexibility - Protect, Preserve and Improve Your Golf Swing

    Prepare Your Body for the Force of the Golf Swing I don't know that I've ever had a golfer come to me and not say, "I need to be more flexible." And with the exception of a few of them, they have all been right. Flexibility is such… continue reading

  • Gaining Distance

    How Can You Get More Distance? I have yet to meet a golfer that wouldn't like to hit a ball further off the tee. It's just human nature. We want to be closer to the green than the rest of the foursome. Many would give the reason… continue reading

  • No Time to Workout?

    "I'm not a tour player, so I don't have 2 hours a day to workout for my golf game." It's true, most of you have jobs, kids, spouses, and hundreds of other things going on in your lives that make it a lot more difficult for you to… continue reading

  • Posture - The Swing's Foundation

    It all starts here. Your posture is the first determinant of the quality of your swing. In other words, with few exceptions, if your posture stinks, your swing is going to stink. I see it day in and day out. Most people in today's… continue reading

Who is Maria Palozola?
- Top 50 LPGA Instructors in the World
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