For many, the 2009 golf season is just around the corner. Hopefully you have been working to increase your strength and flexibility over the past several months and are now ready to get prepared for the season.
If you havent been as diligent as you would have liked performing your offseason golf fitness routine, dont despair; there is still time to prepare your body for the upcoming season.
To prepare your body for the stresses that it will undergo while you play and practice more often, you should start to incorporate rotational exercises into you golf fitness routine. Focusing your attention on your midsection will help you increase the torque or twisting force your core muscles can produce. Here are a few examples of rotational exercises to help prepare you for the upcoming season.
Examples of Torso Rotational Exercises:
'Core Power Punches
'Seated Russian Twist
'Standing Russian Twist
Core Power Punches
'Stand in your golf posture holding small hand weights.
Seated Russian Twist with Medicine Ball
'Sit on the floor with knees bent, feet and knees together, heels pressed to floor.
Standing Russian Twist with Medicine Ball
'Stand in your golf stance.
'Stand in your golf posture and hold a club horizontally behind your upper back.
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