The flexibility and mobility of your spine can be crucial in determining your ability to swing a golf club. Daniel Gray, a Nike Performance Specialist and PGA Professional, talks about how to increase the flexibility in your spine through several unique stretches.
Golf is synonymous with bad backs. It’s a relatively low-impact sport, however the twisting and turning that the body endures during the golf swing (and getting in and out of the golf cart) can seriously injure a golfer if they aren’t prepared. Low back pain is the most common pain that occurs in golfers. The best way to prevent ANY… Read more →
Seated Hamstring Stretch Sit down on the floor with both of your legs straight. Extend both arms and reach forward by bending at the waist as far as possible while keeping your knees straight. Hold the position for about 10 seconds. Release the stretch and come back to a sitting position. Standing Hamstring Stretch Place your foot on a step… Read more →
Here we have Randy Myers, golf fitness expert from Sea Island, demonstrating a few great and simple workouts. These videos can be performed at home or at the gym and with some simple workout tools.
These stretches are a bit more for the advanced player, wishing to really hone in on his golf muscles.
Lie flat on your back Raise your left leg and bend it at the knee to 90 degrees Cross that leg over your right leg, trying to keep both shoulders on the ground Cross that leg until you feel a slight stretch in your lower back Hold for 10 seconds and repeat once more Bring both legs flat to the… Read more →