Yoga for Golfers

A Unique Mind-Body Approach to Golf Fitness

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Date

June 17, 2004

Format

Paperback, 208 pages

ISBN

0071428704 / 9780071428705

$

Your Price

18.95



Overview


Main description

From the unquestioned expert in the field, the authoritative guide to yoga for golfers

"Working with Katherine for the last couple of years has allowed me to compete at a very high level."

--Gary McCord, CBS golf commentator and Senior PGA Tour player

Katherine Roberts, founder and host of the "Yoga for Golfers" program on the Golf Channel, offers her unique educational methods in this groundbreaking book, providing instruction to the millions of golfers--including many top tour professionals--who have turned to the art of yoga to improve their game. Based on 20 years of expertise, Yoga for Golfers connects the mind and body to create a powerful fitness regimen, including:

  • Yoga postures specifically selected for a golfer's needs
  • Proper breathing techniques
  • Mind-relaxation methods
  • Injury-reducing stretches
  • Visualization tools--for success on and off the course


Author comments

Katherine Roberts (Carefree, AZ) has 20 years of experience in fitness training, yoga studies, and motivation. Her highly successful Yoga for Golfers program has been featured in numerous magazines and newspapers, including Sports Illustrated, Golf, Golf Digest, and Self. She has also appeared on ESPN, Fox Sports, ABC, and CBS. Her new weekly show, "Yoga for Golfers", airs on the Golf Channel.


Back cover copy

Stretch your way to a better game with the revolutionary fitness program that's taking the PGA by storm

As an avid golfer and certified yoga instructor, Katherine Roberts combined her passions to create the incredibly successful Yoga for Golfers program--a unique and integrated educational system providing instruction on how to improve flexibility, range of motion, and concentration on the course. It's the fastest growing fitness program used by amateur and professional golfers worldwide. Now, in this groundbreaking book, Roberts makes her unique methods available to you.

Based on twenty years of expertise and guaranteed to work for golfers of all ages, handicaps, and fitness levels, Yoga for Golfers connects the mind and body to create a powerful training regimen geared to produce immediate results, including greater flexibility and strength for distance and accuracy off the tee, enhanced breathing awareness for better swing tempo, and improved overall fitness.

Inside you'll find:

  • Yoga postures specifically selected for a golfer's needs
  • Proper breathing techniques
  • Mind-relaxation methods
  • Injury-reducing stretches
  • Visualization tools--for success on and off the course
  • Step-by-step yoga sequences for every body part, from shoulders to hamstrings
  • Simple methods for charting your progress
  • Plus an exhaustive list of golf and yoga resources to help you continue your training

Katherine Roberts has twenty years of experience in fitness training, yoga studies, and motivation. Her highly successful Yoga for Golfers program has been featured in numerous magazines and newspapers, including Sports Illustrated, Golf, Golf Digest, and Self. She has appeared on ESPN, Fox Sports, ABC, and CBS and is the host of her own weekly show, "Yoga for Golfers," on the Golf Channel. She lives in Cave Creek, Arizona.





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