Golf Exercises For A Fantastic Game
In order to succeed in golf you must first refine the tools you use to play the game. This means buying the best possible clubs you
can afford to buy, and getting your body into golf playing shape. The more attention you pay to the different areas of your body, the better results you
will get on the golf course. In order to increase the effectiveness of your driving, you need to understand what parts of the body are important to driving
and work on those parts to improve power and distance.
Control for your drives comes from your shoulders and upper arms. These areas are the part of your upper body that you use to keep the shaft of your
driver straight, and produce the desired follow-through. To develop these muscles properly you should do a series of arm extensions with heavy
weights in each hand. Find a weight that you can lift with one arm, and from a seated position reach down and hold on to a weight in each hand.
Simultaneously, and slowly, bring your arms straight up until they are parallel with your shoulders. Hold them there for the count of three, and then
slowly bring them back down. Repeat this as often as you can.
They say that the best grip in golf is a soft grip, and while this is very true it still takes strong hands to maintain a soft but effective grip. Ideally you
would like to get spring-loaded hand grip exercisers that are very common and inexpensive. Use them whenever you have spare time, and always
remember to use them equally on both hands. You may still be left-handed or right-handed, but you will need strength in both hands to properly grip
the golf club.
One of the more common golfing related injuries is a pulled hamstring. A loose and warmed-up hamstring allows for maximum flexibility, and this can
add distance to your drive. Work with a professional trainer or physical therapist to develop a series of exercises to help you stretch your hamstring,
and then do them on a regular basis. One of the easier hamstring exercise