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GOLFPUNK'S FITNESS FRIDAY

GOLFPUNK'S FITNESS FRIDAY

May 9th, 2019

Welcome back to part two of our Friday Fitness feature as the GolfPunk team get back to working on improving their waistline and their game!  This time we are going for the current GP Team's favourite exercise and one that has ramped up the competitive tension at GolfPunk Towers.

GolfPunk's Fitness Friday

GolfPunk's Fitness Friday

May 2nd, 2019

Welcome to GolfPunk’s latest regular feature - Fitness Friday - where we detail the exercises the team are doing in an effort to get both golf fit and ready for the looming summer golf tour where, god forbid, shorts maybe the order of the day!

GOLFPUNK GETTING GOLF FIT

GOLFPUNK GETTING GOLF FIT

Jul 12th, 2019

For the first time it feels like we are getting really serious about this whole programme as we start to see real gains physically and we appear to be getting fitter, faster at the exercises and stronger overall.  Plus, this week’s WOD was both a killer and also immensely satisfying to boot, which are words we never thought we would say!

GOLFPUNK GETTING GOLF FIT

GOLFPUNK GETTING GOLF FIT

Jul 1st, 2019

Let’s start with an admission.  We know that our Fitness Friday article is going out on a Monday and we kind of dropped the (medecine) ball but we have a good excuse honest.  So, we’re a smidge late but following the maxim, better late than never, here you go!

GOLFPUNK'S GETTING GOLF FIT

GOLFPUNK'S GETTING GOLF FIT

Jun 14th, 2019

It’s often said that for brilliant break through musical artists that the second album is the difficult one.  So too has been the second week of our six-week GOLF.WOD designed plan fitness plan as the initial giddy optimism of the first week gives way to the brutal reality living a more virtuous existence and the need for hard work and sacrifice.

GOLFPUNK'S GETTING GOLF FIT

GOLFPUNK'S GETTING GOLF FIT

Jun 7th, 2019

The maxim that you can’t teach old dogs’ new tricks has firmly been dispatched this week as the “Lab Rats” as we have affectionately been called have truly turned over a new leaf, at least for the next 6/7 weeks are concerned.

GOLFPUNK IS GOING ALL BROOKS

GOLFPUNK IS GOING ALL BROOKS

May 31st, 2019

I think it safe to say that the GolfPunk team are not exactly regulars at their local gym. When it comes to preparing for a round of golf its usually a bacon sarnie, washed down with a few cups of coffee, a couple of swishes with an 8 iron behind the first tee and away we go.

Tartan Friday at Solheim Cup

Tartan Friday at Solheim Cup

Jun 10th, 2019

GolfPunk will be donning their tartan trews on the opening day of the Solheim Cup at Gleneagle for #TartanFriday. Catriona Matthew has been working with Abacus Sportswear of Sweden to produce the official Solheim Cup tartan for Team Europe and the results are as they say north of the border ‘pure tidy’.

Golf glutes fitness with Maria Verchenova

Golf glutes fitness with Maria Verchenova

Nov 9th, 2017

There's nothing worse than getting down the golf links and finding out your glutes are misfiring. Ask Tiger Woods, he had that trouble for years. Anyway, never fear because Maria is here and she's going to put you straighter than a Henrik Stenson 3-wood off the tee...

The Best Black Friday Golf Deals

The Best Black Friday Golf Deals

Nov 27th, 2015

You might not have heard but it's Black Friday. Which means it's time to spend, spend, spend. We've trawled the internet to find you five of today's best offers.

Donald Trump reveals his Black Friday plans

Donald Trump reveals his Black Friday plans

Nov 24th, 2017

Donald Trump has taken to favoured social media platform, Twitter, to share his plans for Black Friday. And yes it does include a spot of golf - with a certain Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson.

British Masters 2019

British Masters 2019

May 11th, 2019

Matt Wallace, saw a return to form to take a one shot lead into the weekend at the British Masters at Hillside. Wallace’s new approach to the game, including the hiring of fitness expert Dr Steve McGregor, appears to be paying dividends as he added a 67 to his opening 65.

Don't be a golf plank!

Don't be a golf plank!

Mar 27th, 2019

Olympic record-holder (shooting an incredible 61 in Brazil 2016) Maria Verchenova brings us the latest in her award-winning series of fitness videos for GolfPunk. It's time to stop being a plank and get your core, arms and everything maximised to the extreme!

How the modern golf swing is destroying our backs

How the modern golf swing is destroying our backs

Feb 7th, 2019

Is it any coincidence that Tiger Woods – now that he's not launching himself at the ball like an angry octopus – is staying healthy on the golf course? A new study suggests this is the case...

Get some Biofreeze on your golf strains

Get some Biofreeze on your golf strains

Sep 4th, 2018

There's nothing worse than getting out on the links only for you to feel a nasty twitch or ache which is going to curtail your golf capering once more. We tried this stuff and it was like having the wind at your back. Here's the science...

How to make more putts

How to make more putts

Jan 3rd, 2018

We brought you our first article on how GP's Editor was getting on with his Hole More Putts tablet. Well, here's the video evidence... Honestly, if it can work for him...

How to master the long pitch shot

How to master the long pitch shot

Nov 9th, 2017

It's a nasty business the long pitch shot. Can make the best of us look like complete berks. But cast aside your fears, Maria Verchenova is here to put us straight...

New Paige Spiranac work out video

New Paige Spiranac work out video

Nov 30th, 2016

Paige Spiranac has been down the gym, putting us all to shame. We needed a little lie down after watching this. And we still owe Gary Player 81 sit ups.....gulp. 

Golf & Health Project launched

Golf & Health Project launched

Oct 6th, 2016

The World Golf Foundation (WGF) has announced the launch of the Golf & Health Project, academically researching and highlighting how the game can benefit peoples’ lives.

Ryder Cup Day 1: Game On!!!

Ryder Cup Day 1: Game On!!!

Oct 1st, 2016

Rory lead an amazing fightback on day one of the Ryder Cup, plus we've got the Saturday morning pairings & predictions!

More reasons why golf is good for you

More reasons why golf is good for you

Aug 9th, 2016

Golf spectators may get the same health benefits as the players, in terms of longevity, physical and mental health, according to Dr Andrew Murray, a sports medicine doctor at Edinburgh University.

Swingin' Siren: Georgia Clarke

Swingin' Siren: Georgia Clarke

Jul 31st, 2016

Rory might be getting stick for working out, but he's got nothing on our latest Swingin' Siren, Georgia Clarke...

OHL Classic at Mayakoba

OHL Classic at Mayakoba

Nov 10th, 2015

It's go time again. We bring you the tee times and pairings for the OHL Classic at Mayakoba, which is in Mexico if you didn't know.

Rory McIlroy in numbers

Rory McIlroy in numbers

Oct 7th, 2015

Rory McIlroy has tweeted a couple of graphics made by Santander Spendlytics detailing his workouts for this year. He's put us all to shame. Here's how he keeps himself buff.