It is no massive secret – I am not an enormous fan of typical ‘gym-type’ exercises for golfers. As a matter of truth – I believe it is fairly silly for the everyday golfer to be lifting weights and pumping up on all of the machines to try to improve his golf efficiency.
The primary workout routines that you must deal with are stretching and suppleness workout routines (before everything) – after which core conditioning workout routines on prime of that basis of flexibility.
Then you possibly can add in some cardiovascular and stability coaching.
Most of what I simply talked about may be performed very successfully with body-weight workout routines.
Throw in some good resistance bands, a pleasant flooring mat, a 55 or 65cm swiss/train ball, possibly a light-weight medication ball, and presumably even some mild dumbbells (5’s, 8’s and 10’s) – and you’ve got every little thing you want for some critical golf efficiency enchancment – in addition to a wise, throughout, properly balanced health program for all areas of your life – even within the bed room (trigger that rating counts too you realize?).
With all that being stated – I do know there are nonetheless some golfers on the market who’re going to nonetheless ‘hit the fitness center’ and do what everybody else is doing… So – if this sounds such as you listed here are a number of physique and sport destroying workout routines I’d advise you to drop out of your program:
* 1 – Lat Pulldowns Behind the Neck/Head
* 2 – Shoulder Presses from Behind the Head/Neck
* 3 – Stiff Legged Useless-lifts
* 4 – Conventional Bench Presses
* 5 – Vast Dumbbell Flyes or Common Cable Cross Flyes
These are only a handful of potential sport and physique killers – and there are extra – however I do not wish to overwhelm you. I simply need you to know that as a golfer that you must be doing one thing that takes under consideration your sport and the way the physique is utilized in that sport.
In contrast to each different sport – golf requires a mix of flexibleness, energy and ‘golf-muscle’ endurance that merely can’t be achieved on a typical energy coaching program.
Use full physique flexibility as your basis, core conditioning as your subsequent stage after which golf endurance because the icing on the cake.
Mix every of those parts constantly and your buddies will wish to know “what you’ve got been doing”.