Golf stretches can help prepare you for a day on the course. These golf stretches may help promote a fluid, full golf swing, which can improve your performance.
Before you start your golf stretches, warm up with five to 10 minutes of light activity, such as walking around the practice tee. If you have time, complete the full series of golf stretches outlined here. Hold each stretch for about 10 seconds. Repeat three to five times. Do one set of golf stretches every day and another set before and after each round of golf.
Remember: Keep stretching gentle. Don't bounce. If you feel pain, you've stretched too far.
Start off your golf stretches by first stretching your quadriceps, which are the muscles in the front of your thighs:
Next, stretch your back muscles:
Now move on to your hamstrings, which are the muscles in the back of your thighs:
You can stretch your hips several ways. Try this seated stretch first:
Then try this hip and back stretch:
Here's a final hip stretch:
Now stretch your wrists upward:
Stretch your wrists downward, too:
Next stretch your shoulders:
Finally, stretch your core muscles: