Train with PGA TOUR Star Camilo Villegas on “Golf Fitness Academy Presented by Titleist”Demonstrates the importance of stretching as part of his total body workout routine
Fairhaven, MA (April 16, 2007) – On a brand new episode of Golf Fitness Academy, co-hosts Dr. Greg Rose and Dave Phillips are joined by PGA Tour star Camilo Villegas who explains the importance of strengthening and lengthening muscles while demonstrating a total body workout routine.
Villegas, considered one of the “young guns” on Tour, discusses the importance of stretching in every fitness routine and, when combined with a comprehensive strength and conditioning program, helps add speed, power and flexibility to his golf swing. Villegas works with Rose and Phillips to demonstrate a series of exercises targeting the Upper Body, Lower Body and Total Body. The episode also features several quick performance tips to help build strength, length and flexibility in the golf swing.
Episode 2: Camilo Villegas, airs Wednesday, April 18, at 10:30 p.m. EDT. It will re-air April 19 at 2 a.m., April 22 at 4 p.m., April 23 at 6 p.m., and April 24 at 5:30 a.m.
During this season’s “Player Series,” Rose and Phillips, cofounders of the Titleist Performance Institute, offer tips that directly relate to producing a better all-around golf game. They address a range of topics with the help of players from the PGA and LPGA Tours including Charley Hoffman, Brett Quigley, Troy Matteson, Brad Faxon, Minea Blomqvist, Charles Warren, Jonathan Byrd and Laura Diaz, as well as Villegas and Masters Champion Zach Johnson, who was on the series premiere. Special guests from the golf and fitness communities also provide valuable information for golfers of all abilities. The Golf Fitness Academy sessions were filmed at the state-of-the-art Spa & Fitness Facility at the Sea Island Resort in Sea Island, Georgia, and the Titleist Performance Institute in Oceanside, California.
“This year on Golf Fitness Academy we’re going to offer unprecedented access to workout secrets from some of the best players on the PGA and LPGA Tour,” said Rose. “Whether the viewer is seeking to increase strength, stability and mobility, or prevent injuries, this year’s Player Series has something for all avid golfers looking to improve their on-course performance and enjoyment through enhanced conditioning.”
Episodes this season on Golf Fitness Academy presented by Titleist with all shows airing at 10:30 p.m. EDT on TGC:
|Episode 1: Zach Johnson/April 11||Episode 6: Brad Faxon/May 23|
|Episode 2: Camilo Villegas/April 18||Episode 7: Minea Blomqvist/May 30|
|Episode 3: Charley Hoffman/April 25||Episode 8: Charles Warren/June 6|
|Episode 4: Brett Quigley/May 2||Episode 9: Jonathan Byrd/June 20|
|Episode 5: Troy Matteson/May 16||Episode 10: Laura Diaz/June 27|
Dr. Greg Rose is a board certified Doctor of Chiropractic who also holds a degree in Engineering. He helped pioneer the field of analyzing computerized 3-D motion and how the body works during the golf swing. Dr. Rose specializes in strength and conditioning, manual therapy, rehabilitation, nutritional supplementation and therapeutic exercises as they relate to golf, and has worked with more than 500 professional and 3,000 amateur golfers to help them reach their peak performance.
Dave Phillips is a PGA Professional and consistently listed among GOLF Magazine’s Top 100 teachers. Considered one of the world’s premier instructors, Dave applies his expertise in computerized swing analysis and biomechanics to create a clear picture of what happens during the golf swing. Born in England and raised in Africa and Australia, Dave has had the unique experience of playing with and instructing some of the game’s greatest golfers worldwide.
On this season of the Golf Fitness Academy presented by Titleist, viewers will also have the opportunity to enter weekly drawings for the change to win Perform Better Home Exercise Kits, Medicine Balls, Stretch Poles, TRX’s, Power Plates and Scotty Cameron putters with headcovers signed by Brad Faxon.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to enter this contest. Void where prohibited. For Official Rules and eligibility requirements, please visit www.mytpi.com/sweepstakes/rules.asp.
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