Guayusa, The Joy of High Caffeine Tea

Guayusa, The Joy of High Caffeine Tea

You may or may not have heard of guayusa tea before but it is becoming more popular due to it’s impressive properties.  I mentioned this tea briefly in my last post on yerba mate and have been using both yerba mate and guayusa for their high caffeine content since fully removing coffee from my diet.
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Yerba Mate, The Joy of High Caffeine Tea

Yerba Mate, The Joy of High Caffeine Tea

It’s allergy season again and I decided to do a bit more experimentation with food elimination from my diet.  Based on the title of this post you may have guessed that coffee was one of these foods.  Stay tuned for a future post on the results of the seasonal allergy food elimination process. I have
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April 4, 2014 Golf Workout – Strength and Conditioning

April 4, 2014 Golf Workout – Strength and Conditioning

Today’s Conditioning Note: Today is a conditioning day only, no absolute strength component for today.  All fitness levels will complete the following, with modification as indicated. 1.) Kneeling med ball side throw: 3 sets of 5 – 8 reps on each side. You don’t need to exhaust yourself with this, focus on speed, and rest as
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Golf Strength and Conditioning – April 3, 2014

Golf Strength and Conditioning – April 3, 2014

Today’s Strength Training Beginner Training 1.) Goblet Step-up: 3 sets of 8-10 reps with a weight that is slightly difficult.  Work on your form. 2.) Super-Set: Shoulder Press & Chin-ups 3 sets of 10 shoulder press, and a chin-up progression that lets you do about 10 reps Intermediate/Advanced Training 1.) One-Leg Goblet Squat: Done on a
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Stuck in the Downswing – Cure it with Faster Golf Arms

Stuck in the Downswing – Cure it with Faster Golf Arms

Well, it’s spring and I have golf on the mind.  I just purchased a new driver and 3 wood that got delivered today, my workouts are ramping up to maximize my power, and the weather is finally starting to cooperate so I can get out on the course. While looking for a new driver I
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Golf Fitness for Beginners

Golf Fitness for Beginners

As you may know, my previous posts on this topic have outlined my high level view of what golf fitness should entail, as well as a fairly lengthy list of exercises that can be used as part of a golf fitness program.  Unfortunately, many of the listed exercises were for individuals that were already at
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Training – March 21, 2014

Training – March 21, 2014

Today’s Conditioning Training Note: Today is a conditioning day only, no absolute strength component for today.  All fitness levels will complete the following, with modification as indicated. Make sure you warm-up 1.) Super-Set: Burpee Pull-up & Handstand Push-up 3 sets of each exercise with as little rest as humanly possible 10 reps of burpee pull-up.
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Training – March 20, 2014 – Warm Up

Training – March 20, 2014 – Warm Up

Since today is a rest day for me, I thought it would be a good time to briefly talk about a proper warm-up prior to a training session, or a round of golf or practice session for that matter. Training – The Warm-Up I know some people don’t consider golf a sport, but the way
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Training – March 19, 2014

Training – March 19, 2014

Since this is my first listed workout in my ongoing training series, I feel it is essential to mention that you absolutely must warm up sufficiently before beginning any demanding training session. Training Warm-Up If you are a beginner, then your warm up will be something along the lines of easy running, biking, etc, that
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Xylitol and Our Health

Xylitol and Our Health

For the past 3 years I have very much tried to avoid all artificial sweeteners and as many chemical ingredients in food as possible, which included xylitol.  Back in the day, I used to love protein bars, but avoided the ones with tons of sugar in them.  What that means is that they simply had
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