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  1. About a 25-30 yard swing. First swing felt clunky with the fourth ball, second swing felt better. With the third swing the fourth ball went way left No change in pitching technique, just made sure to keep turning through the shot.
    2 points
  2. Here are my pathetic attempts. The second attempt was the least bad.
    1 point
  3. My Fitness Pal is a great app because it also helps you know what you are burning as well as what you are consuming. I need structure so I joined Weight Watchers in the beginning of October and so far m down 25#, eating healthier than ever and learning new skills for a lifetime. Best of luck to all trying to improve themselves.
    1 point
  4. Gidday everyone, This is my first post for a while so bare with me. I have been sitting around the14 handicap range for the past couple of years and have been frustrated by ruining great rounds with big numbers on 1 or 2 holes, EG: podium finishes in consecutive monthly medal's recently with 9 and 10 on the card respectively. My course is a group 1 course in Newcastle Australia and is quite penal on way-wood drives and big numbers happen easily if you loose your head. So, this brings me to my point. I went out for a practice round this afternoon to do an experiment that I think everyon
    1 point
  5. I respectfully disagree with @ Boogielicious on this one. I think your problem starts with your head (doesn't it always!). It looks to me like you're dropping your head substantially on the backswing, then moving it forward on the downswing. This can lead to a lot of issues. I would start with focusing on keeping your head still. For some clues there, search "Steady Head" on this forum.
    1 point
  6. IF is great for appetite suppression. I also agree about the many small meals crap. Food is food. I'm not necessarily a fan of it for myself, but know people who are and have achieved great results.
    1 point
  7. I do an intermittent fasting diet. Best diet I have ever used. Easy to lose weight and manage food. No strength losses in the gym. Works awesome with HIIT workouts in increasing GH release. http://fitness.mercola.com/sites/fitness/archive/2013/01/18/intermittent-fasting-approach.aspx?e_cid=20130118_DNL_art_1&utm;_source=dnl&utm;_medium=email&utm;_campaign=20130118 I have used this for 2 years now. I lost 20 pounds in 2 months when I first started it and it is easy to maintain the loss. Takes a little fine tuning with your body but don't b
    1 point
  8. At 275 lbs, I'd limit it to a gram of protein per LBM (Lean Body Mass). 275 g of protein is difficult and expensive to hit every day. And there wouldn't really be a benefit to it. Everything else I agree with. IIFYM is the way to go.
    1 point
  9. I do what's called Flexible dieting. I get in about a gram of protein per pound of body weight and use the rest for carbs and fat. As @Slice of Life pointed out, for you it would be best to get a gram of protein be pound of lean mass. I lost 50lbs without restricting any foods. It's very sustainable. http://healthyeater.com/flexible-dieting I track what I eat using My Fitness Pal. You can add or search for foods on there and it'll include the macronutrients. http://www.myfitnesspal.com/ EDIT: @Slice of Life beat me to it
    1 point
  10. lol @ the Big Macs c omment. Thing is, you can eat whatever you want as long as you hit your target macros (carbs, fat, protein). I ate Wendy's the other day and still met my goals. 1,500 for someone over 200 lbs is probably extreme. At 165 I'm cutting weight at 1,800 calories...so I wouldn't keep it that extreme for a long period of time at least. As far as what percentage it should be, it depends on your goals. While you're trying to become more athletic and minimize muscle loss while losing fat, I'd aim for about a gram of protein per lb of lean muscle. So let's
    1 point
  11. It could be something akin to the Ryder Cup for amateurs, with its own differences. It would be a large scale amateur national competition, which I think would be cool.
    1 point
  12. My 2015 goals started in the offseason: 1. visit a recommended fitter-done 2. Take lessons from a recommended teaching pro-started 3. replace my irons-the pin has been pulled-saturday delivery 4. shooting a 45 9 holes (shot a 47 in 2014, down from 70 three years ago) 5. getting a 97 18 holes-still get tired and breakdown on a back nine (shot a 102 in 2014, down from a billion three years ago) 6. alternate practice /short game/putting with driving range practice
    1 point
  13. Quote: Originally Posted by DrvFrShow Going out and getting disgusted on the first day and not finishing my drills after 100 balls isn't "not having a purpose." It's having a bad day and saying "I'll come back tomorrow." You can have a bad day playing.. we all do. However, when you say you are having a bad day doing drills this is a red flag that you are not practicing with a purpose. The purpose of doing drills is to work on "changing" the picture. If you have time to go through the below thread I think it will describe what it is I mean.
    1 point
  14. We'll be rooting for you!
    1 point
  15. For some reason YouTube doesn't want to process this...here's a VIMEO. Got 3 (2 got up, 1 was basically bladed) on the first pass and got all 4 on the second and third attempt. There was plenty of "dispersion". Zero practice swings, what you see is what you get. I had an advantage from the thin layer of snow. They were also semi frozen foam balls, dunno if that would make any difference to the level of difficulty...but it was also the first time I've hit a ball in two weeks, and the first time I've hit a pitch in well over a month. First attempt was too much leading
    1 point
  16. Don't stand up with the lower back. Stand up with the legs. You have to squat down first, though.
    1 point
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