Tips from the Tour
Welcome to week 7 of our series Tips from the Tour. With these golf fitness tips straight from the tour pros you can improve your golf game while increasing your fitness level! For this weeks tip we are using resistant tubing If you are just joining us you can view weeks 1-6 and purchased any of the training aids in the Golf Fitness Pro Shop at a discount for Golf Channel subscribers.
Step 1: To determine your current fitness level, take the Fitness Analyzer on KellyBlackburn.com.
Step 2: Perform the exercise every other hole for maximum results!
Here is the benefit you can receive from this golf fitness tip:
This exercise strengthens the shoulder girdle for more stability at the top of your backswing.
Lets Get Started!
Front Shoulder Raise
Place both feet on the tubing to create resistance and place the hands on the front of the thigh. Keeping your elbows slightly bent, slowly raise the tube upward to shoulder height. It should take you to the count of 4 to pull upward. Now hold for 4 counts. Slowly return to the start position for 4 counts and repeat.
Par Level:8-10 reps
Birdie Level:12-15 reps
Eagle Level:18-20 reps
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Editor's Note: Kelly Blackburn has traveled the PGA Tour and Champions Tour circuits as a fitness consultant and trainer for 13 years. Kelly welcomes your email questions and comments, contact her at BlackburnOnTour@aol.com. Visit KellyBlackburn.com to learn more about health and fitness for golf.