Golf Exercises For Seniors
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Golf Exercises For Seniors

Back and lower body pain is extremely troublesome for golfers, especially seniors hitting the course. Try these four exercises/stretches to improve flexibility before playing your next round.

Best Golf Exercises For Seniors

Seniors should focus on these areas when warming up before hitting the links:

  • Back
  • Legs
  • Hip
  • Quads

Let’s check out some of the best stretches/exercises for these areas of the body below!

Back Exercise

  • Lie flat on your back to start.
  • Next, bend both your knees while keeping your feet flat on the ground simultaneously.
  • Do this while keeping your arms flat on the ground.
  • Keep your feet shoulder width apart during this exercise.
  • Your hands and shoulders should remain flat on the ground while you raise your hips.
  • Your hips need to form a straight line from your head to your knees.
  • Lower yourself back down to the ground, carefully.
  • Try to repeat this motion 8-10 times.

Leg Stretches

  • Begin by sitting up straight in a chair.
  • Keep both feet flat on the floor at this time.
  • Have your back straight while slowly raising one leg.
  • Try to keep that leg horizontal with the floor.
  • Hold the pose for 5 second increments.
  • Now repeat the motion with the opposite leg.
  • Do this stretch 8-10 times with each leg.

Hip Exercise

  • Lie flat on your back for this stretch.
  • Keep your feet planted on the ground and knees in the air.
  • Now drop both of your knees to the left side.
  • Try to hold the pose for at least 10 seconds.
  • Return to your starting position, then repeat the motion to the opposite side.

Quad Exercise

  • Stand straight up with both feet planted on the ground, firmly.
  • Steady yourself against a door or other large object.
  • Bend one leg and knee, holding it tight to your buttocks.
  • Utilize the hand on that side to hold your leg in position.
  • Hold the pose for at least 10 seconds at a time.
  • You should feel your quad stretching while holding the pose.

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