Mike Hansen - www.hansenfitnessforgolf.com


Mike Hansen is the founder of Hansen Fitness for Golf, who's motto is "Play Stronger, Play Longer" 



Mike Hansen founded Hansen Fitness for Golf in 2001; he has been involved in the fitness industry for over 17 years, as an athlete and trainer. He began training for various sports in high school. Immediately, he realized the benefits of training which were becoming stronger, faster and more flexible. After high school, Mike chose to study exercise science at Purdue University. Upon receiving his Bachelor’s Degree, he began working as a personal trainer, helping athletes prepare for their respective sport. His love for the game of golf and witnessing firsthand the negative effect a repetitive swing has on the body, he chose to concentrate on helping golfers strengthen their body for a stronger, injury free swing, Upon becoming a Certified Golf Fitness Instructor, he designed a golf conditioning program for a local health club, and has never looked back.


Mike completed the Titleist Performance Institute Level 1, 2, and 3 Golf Fitness Instructor certifications, as well as the level 2 Golf Biomechanics certification. He continues to work closely with the top PGA golf instructors to understand the ever evolving golf swing and which muscles are affected by the swing. Mike has helped many golfers become stronger, healthier, and injury-free, including PGA & LPGA professionals as well as top college and junior golfers. While continuing to coach at Hansen Fitness for Golf in Irvine, Mike is also the Director of Golf Fitness at Tustin Ranch Golf Club, and Arroyo Trabuco Golf Course in Mission Viejo, California. Mike has also recently designed a golf fitness facility at El Niguel Country Club in Laguna Niguel, California where he is the head coach. Similarly, Life Fitness and TPI brought Mike on at Dove Canyon Country Club in Rancho Santa Margarita, California to be the head of Golf Fitness coach in their facility. He has also written a monthly golf fitness column for Southland Golf Magazine, and conducts seminars to teach golfers how to condition their bodies to play better golf.


Mike is also the owner of So Cal Junior Golf Performance, a TPI based junior program, which focuses on creating the athlete first in all junior golfers ages 5-15. Mike has a passion for creating athletes, and showing people of any age how fitness can improve their life.

Blogs by Mike Hansen - www.hansenfitnessforgolf.com


August and September always seem to be the hottest months here in Southern California, and depending on where you are playing it can be extremely hot. According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 318 Americans die every year of heat-related illnesses. Most of these deaths... Read More


If you are looking for more stability in your body during the golf swing, which will lead to more consistency, then look no further than your glute muscle. Where are your glutes? They are the large muscle group that is known to most as the butt cheeks.


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Do you travel often? Traveling, whether it is for business or pleasure this is no reason to skip a workout. Most hotels, resorts, or cruise ships are equipped with an exercise room; some even have on staff personal trainers. You can also pack light resistance bands that fit... Read More


The most overused and misunderstood word in fitness and now in golf could easily be the “core”. What is the core exactly? Is it a muscle? Is it a group of muscles? How does it help in the golf swing? It is thrown around so loosely that it can be confusing to most. Ask 10 different... Read More


I am often asked what I do for a living and when I tell them Golf Fitness the next question is “oh what is that”?


So, here it is in a nutshell. I could probably write a 500 page book about it, but here I’m going to do it in as few words as possible and in terms... Read More

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