Best Golf Exercises

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Golf fitness is important for golfers who really want to improve their games as well as their physical ability. Golf fitness normally includes areas such as strength, flexibility and balance. Golf exercises should account for all areas of your body that is used up when taking to the golf course.

However, the part that could be vital and most complete if exercised and the workouts are properly done is the core. A strong core will actually translate to improved from the body parts used in golf. These normally include butt, lower back, stomach and hips.

Without these parts of your body being strong, and sturdy your game will be severely affected as a result your shots will be poorer. Consequently, you will find that you are unable to make a golf swing that is both powerful and technically sound.

It has been proven that the weakest part of most golfers’ bodies is most often the part they need most: yes you guessed it; the core. Here I will list a few exercises that should improve your core and ultimately your overall performance on the green.

This can be done three to five times a week. I can guarantee you that you will you will notice vast improvements in your golf swing thus your confidence will be severely improved as well.

THE WORKOUT:

  1. Take one set of ten set mini-band walk forward (1 set, 10 steps)
  2. Then take one set of ten steps mini-band walk sideways to the left and then to the right (1 set, 10 steps, each direction)
  3. Do one set of six hip crossovers left and then right (1 set, six reps, each direction)
  4. Take one set of ten glute bridges (1 set, 10 reps)
  5. The next do one set of six inverted hamstring stretch on your left leg, then your right leg (1 set, 6 reps, each leg)
  6. Do one set of ten Quad rocking (1 set, 10 reps)
  7. Then do my personal favourite; One set of three of the world’s greatest stretch in each direction (1 set, 3 reps, each direction)
  8. Then next do one set of six lateral squats in ach direction (1 set, 6 reps, each direction)
  9. Afterwards do one set of six backward lunge with tilt in each direction (1 set, 6 reps, each direction)
  10. Next you can do knee hugs. You should complete one set of six on your left knee then your right knee (1 set, 6 reps, each knee)
  11. Then do one set of six drop step lunge on your left and then your right leg (1 set, 6reps, each leg)
  12. Next do one set of ten Med-ball perpendicular throws to the left then to the right (1 set, 10 throws, each side)
  13. Med-ball parallel throws; In doing this, do one set of 10 throws to the left as well as to the right also (1 set, 10 throws, each side)
  14. Next do one set of six T-hip rotations rotation on each side (1 set, 6 rotations, each side)
  15. 1-arm, one-leg Romanian dead lift, for this part of the exercise, do one set of six on your left leg and on your right leg as well (1 set, 6 reps, each leg)
  16. For the final piece of the exercise routine; do 1 set of six 1-arm, 2-leg dead lift on your right leg as well as your left leg (1 set, 6 reps, each leg)

It is important to keep in mind that with any physical conditioning or work out, consistency is key. Remember to do this three to five times per week and I guarantee you that you will see a difference. Additionally, If you also do regular sport-specific strength and flexibility exercises as part of your workout schedule, you should begin to see your performance improve within a few weeks.

Also remember to eat right and the workout programme will be a success. Sleep in important as well so please do make sure you get adequate rest.

Combine your workouts with whole foods and plenty of water and rest, and you will be well on your way to the achieving the perfect swing to make you the envy of your golf buddies. Happy golfing!

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