Get golf fit: Workout one
Golf demands physical conditioning. Although a golf swing involves nearly every muscle in the body, the core and lower body play pivotal roles in a golfer's conditioning. With the appropriate strength training for these areas, the rest of the golf swing will fall into place. Regardless of your skill level, you will be optimising your body’s potential improve your golf performance.
As a lower body exercise the Spit Squat strengthens the muscles in the legs, including the quads, hamstrings, glutes and claves. Also where it is a single leg exercise, your core is forced to work in overdrive to maintain your balance, which is crucial to perfecting your golf swing.
- 10 each side x 4
Oblique twists are a great exercise that works many muscles in your core. The rotation makes it very specific to golf and adding weight can improve strength.
- 15 each side x4
Press Ups can help improve muscle mass, core strength and shoulder stability. Working all three of these components will allow you to hit the ball further and prevent injuries.
- 10 x 4
Dead Bugs with help with building core strength and stabilisation, as well as relieving lower back pain. Due to these benefits it’s no surprise that many professional golfers incorporate the exercise into their weekly routines.
- 5 each side x4
Rest for 60/90 seconds between sets and 120 seconds between exercises.