2-minute Pilates Side Sit-ups and Stretches
Individual Strength Exercises • 2m 10s
Golf is a one-sided sport. You are constantly rotating and moving in just one direction, using the same muscles and movement patterns hundreds of times in one round. The repetitive, one-sided nature of the golf swing makes it a common cause for back injuries.
Pilates exercises can very effective at re-establishing balance in muscles and proper biomechanics in and around every joint of the body.
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2-minute Fire Walk with Resistance Band
For this exercise to be effective, you need to choose the right strength resistance band available at any sporting good stores. The band colors indicate the level of resistance. Choose the band that fits your needs.
Keeping the band flat, not bunched, place it just above each
ankle and wrapped ...
1-minute Push-Ups (Box variation)
This is a variation of a regular push-up. This version takes some weight out of your arms and chest so that you can complete more repetitions.
Start on your hands and knees in table top position.
With your arms straight, your shoulders should be over your wrists and your hips should be over you...
1-minute Balance with Rotation
This exercise helps improve balance and teaches you to dissociate your upper body from your lower body.
Stand in a shoulder width stance.
Hold a golf club parallel to the ground.
Lift one foot off of the ground balancing on one leg.
Slowly rotate your upper body to one side.
Return to the starti...