A few weeks ago I was asked to do a special golf conditioning seminar at a very popular natural health food supermarket. This seminar attracted quite a crowd. Of the main reasons there was so much interest is because core conditioning can do such remarkable things for your golf game. Every golfer wants to play better. This desire is a common thread running from professional golfers touring on the PGA circuit to the amateur beginner at your local public golf course. For many, golf is a chance to relax, relieve stress, do some business and get some exercise. Regardless of why someone plays golf or what level they play at, the desire to lower one’s personal score is present in every recreational and professional golfer I’ve ever met. You’re about to learn how to improve your score quickly and easily by leveraging the 2 major keys to golf conditioning success.
First, In case you’re not familiar with me, my name is David Grisaffi and I’m a corrective exercise kinesiologist, certified lifestyle coach and a certified golf biomechanics expert. From years of training golfers at every level, I’ve discovered the two most overlooked secrets in improving your golf scores and they’re not what you think.
The most common methods to achieve better golf performance are a combination of professional lessons and more practice. Although this approach seems logical, it’s the very reason why many golfers end up with overuse injuries in the wrist, shoulder and most commonly, the lower back. Few golfers associate the need for improved physical conditioning with the quest for improved performance. However, physical conditioning and an improved golf game are tied so closely together they are intertwined with and inseparable from lessons given by a good PGA professional.
The most important tool in your golf game is your body and what kind of physical condition it’s in. Many professional golfers have taken up core conditioning and golf fitness because they need to improve their game, but this was especially true after Tiger Woods showed up on the scene bigger, stronger and physically better than the rest. Since then, almost all golfers have looked into, if not already started, a core conditioning program. In fact, if you’re not on a golf conditioning program yet, you are in the minority. Continue reading Major Keys to Golf Conditioning Success