The Golf Fitness System - Level 2

Bar Lifts

Golf Specific Functional Tests and Drills

Upper, Middle and Lower Body Segments 7 Balance Tests 3

7.3 Bar Lifts


Benefits to the Golfer
  • It stabilizes the lower legs, ankle and foot and improves stability in address position and in the golf swing.
  • Promotes and improve balance in the golf swing.
  • These muscles contribute largely to "feel" (proprioception) in the swing.
  • Keeps pelvis in correct alignment.
  • Feel certain muscles fire in the address position. Eg. Latissimus dorsi / glutei, lower back muscles, lower abdominals, inner quadriceps, adductors, peroneii and intrinsic muscles of the arches of the feet.
  • It will assist in strengthening postural muscles eg. Latissimus dorsi / glutei, lower abdominals inner quadriceps, adductors, peroneii and intrinsic muscles of the arches of the feet.
  • Golfers can use it on the range or when traveling to maintain core stability.
  • Improves lower abdominals and lower body segment.

Precautions

  • Prior to carrying out these exercises ensure that you work within a pain free range.
  • If you have a serious spinal, neck or shoulder injury, abdominal or hip condition contact your doctor or physiotherapist before commencing this exercise
  • Do not go to the next level until good form is achieved in other words zero out of four breakdowns.
  • Ensure you are given proper advice on how to use the posture bar by a qualified physiotherapist or strength and conditioner
  • Do not strain or over-exert yourself when using the posture bar.
  • Stop if you are very unstable



Introduction | The Golf Fitness System Level 1
The Golf Fitness System Level 2
| Training for Golf | The Body and Golf
"Get Fit for Golf" books - Part 1 and Part 2
| Club Golfer CD

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