Golf Exercises






Yoga Exercises for Back Pain

Trying to swing a golf club with a sore back invites pain, stiffness and high scores. Many individuals have turned to yoga to improve their game because it increases muscle strength and flexibility and gently conditions the body after injury. Yog...

At-Home Exercises for Lower Back Pain

Playing golf regularly can put a lot of strain on your lower back. You can hurt your back by carrying a heavy golf bag around the course, by bending at the waist to pick up your golf balls repetitively or just by standing for long periods and not...

Types of Knee Replacements for Golfers

Knee injuries are an unfortunate byproduct of playing sports, including golf. Even the world's greatest golfer (Tiger Woods) recently missed time while rehabbing from knee surgery. One type of knee surgery performed on athletes is knee replacemen...

What Muscles Are Involved in a Golf Swing?

Many golfers don't know how and why many golf pros hit the ball 320 yards so effortlessly. They may not be as strong as NFL athletes but they utilize and strengthen the specific muscles that are essential to a powerful golf swing. The average gol...

Signs of Heat Exhaustion

Heat exhaustion occurs when your body's cooling system stops working due to hot temperatures. More simply put, your body must be able to sweat to cool itself and remain at a certain temperature, typically about 98 degrees. If the body cannot keep...

Lower Back Extension Exercises

Lower back pain is fairly common among golfers. In fact, according to Sports Injury Bulletin, four of every five golfers will suffer from lower back pain at some point. A lot of this pain is due to poor posture and overall lack of physical fitnes...

Shoulder Injury Treatments

The shoulder is supported by four small muscles called the rotator cuff. When one of these muscles gets damaged or injured, it can make everyday activities difficult or impossible and it can play havoc with a golfer's ability to swing the club. A...

Wrist Weight Exercises

It is true that the golf swing is not all in the wrist, but the wrist is an active participant. The wrist holds the club at a certain position at the top of the swing, and helps pull it down vertically at the point of impact with the ball. The wr...

Caring for a Pulled Muscle

Painful golf-related injuries sometimes come up out of nowhere. A golfer goes to grab his tee, and--bang--there is a hard pull in the hamstring. Some players will go on with their round and fight through the pain, risking increased damage. Others...

How to Exercise in Winter Weather

Golfers who want to stay on top of their games in the winter months may not be able to hit balls when there is snow and ice on the ground, but they can take steps to stay in shape. Golfers are much more health-conscious now than they were generat...

How Much Should I Exercise for My Lower Back Pain?

Lower back pain can end a golf season. The game of golf involves constant twisting of the lower back and core muscles, and the advent of pain means there is a problem that must be addressed. Lower back pain can be debilitating and rest is often r...

Exercises to Prevent Back Pain

Playing golf can put a strain on the back. The backswing and follow-through puts a strain on the spine (and the lumbar spine muscles) by rotating it with too much force and not enough control. Damage can be done to the disc and facet joint from ...

Exercise & Back Pain

Back problems are the most common types of golf-related injuries. The torque or rotation of the golf swing puts enormous pressure on your lower back. At some point in your golfing career, you might experience some form of back problem usually cau...

How Long Does a Hamstring Injury Take to Heal?

Hamstrings are any of the three tendons which are contracted by the muscles in the back of the thigh. Hamstrings are necessary to do any activity that involves athletic movement, including running and walking. If throughout a swing you feel a pul...

How Many Calories Does Golf Burn?

Golf is a great way to burn calories. Although not a fast-action sport, it is an endurance activity because every 18-hole round requires anywhere from three to five hours of walking and swinging the club.

Golf Club Exercises for Shoulders

Two common injuries among golfers are pain or injury to the lower back and hurting the rotator cuff. Conducting regular shoulder stretch exercises can help prevent these injuries, as well as improve your consistency of play. Wand exercises are a ...

How to Start and Maintain a Health and Exercise Routine

Starting and maintaining a health and exercise routine is crucial to both your golf game and your general well-being. Regular exercise will give you a stronger and more consistent swing, minimize the chance of injury and protect against heart dis...

Signs & Symptoms of a Pulled Muscle in the Arm

Every golfer recognizes the pain of a pulled muscle in the arm. The repetitive motion of the golf swing can contribute to muscle strain, causing small tears in the muscle. Here are ways to recognize the symptoms, methods to care for a pulled musc...

Tips on Maintaining Fitness

Maintaining fitness requires a substantial commitment to healthy living. With all of the daily obligations most of us have to deal with, staying in shape can be a real challenge. Between work and family obligations, just making time for weekly go...

About Shoulder Bursitis Exercise

Shoulder bursitis is a painful condition that can send even the most ardent golfer to the sidelines. The motion of swinging a golf club is almost impossible because of the pain that radiates as a result of the bursitis. However, after being treat...

Showing page 1 of 11

ACTIVITY FEED

Andrew G. joined GolfLink
Kyle B. joined GolfLink
Dameon A. joined GolfLink
Scott R. joined GolfLink
Cunningham D. joined GolfLink

View Activity Feed