Because Your Body Doesn’t Get A Mulligan!
Easy Stretch for Women Golfers..
As you prepare to hit your tee shot.. do you feel physically strong, flexible
and balanced in your stance? Is your mind quiet and focused with a smooth
cadence in your swing?
face many physical and psychological challenges in the golf swing.
The goal: bring the mind and body into one effortless motion - sometimes
called “the zone”. The mind-body connection combines strength,
balance, breathing and concentration for golf performance. Millions of
people are discovering similar benefits through the practice of yoga
and significantly improving their
golf game as a result.
you can’t do Yoga because you’re not a pretzel?
Not true. Yoga is now the fastest growing form of exercise in America
numerous beginner yoga classes available. There are many styles of yoga,
from the most physically active called Ashtanga or Power yoga, to the
meditative and gentle style of Kundalini.
take a look at the mechanics of the golf swing. You ask the body
to perform a series of complex movements involving over fifty muscles
executed from a standing static position with explosive force. When golfers
perform this repetitive movement and it is understandable that the majority
of professional and amateur golfers suffer from low back, shoulder and
strain. Many of the yoga poses are designed to bring greater flexibility
muscles of the body impacted by the golf swing - primarily the spine,
shoulders, and legs.
PGA and LPGA professionals like Gary McCord, Andrew Magee
and Annika Sorenstam utilize the benefits of yoga for better golf. In
words of Gary McCord, “Preparing for golf, from the viewpoint of
professional, is an exhaustive task. You have to tighten your swing, practice
your short game, get in the right frame of mind and get physically fit.
can practice yoga and accomplish all of the above,”