Mike Pedersen is a golf swing biomechanic, and fitness expert, as well as the founder of his golf swing training site over at PerformBetterGolf.com.
I believe in Mike's principles and that is why I am excited to have him as a guest author on The Golf Swing Genius Website. Golf fitness is a very relavent and important component of playing great golf so Mike will share some of his insights and ideas on how you can get your body and your game more in shape for improved performance on the course.
Golf Fitness: Why You Need To Read This
By: Mike Pederson
If you haven't been under a rock for the past few years, you'll know that golf fitness is a topic mentioned during every televised tournament.
The modern golfer is fit, strong, lean and mean. Long gone are the days of the out-of-shape golfer winning tournaments. No matter what the level.
The recent winner of the Masters, Bubba Watson, like most of the PGA players has a fitness trainer who travels with him when they are on the road playing tournaments.
When you hear the term golf fitness tips, I don't want you to think about the "muscle heads" in the gym, lifting heavy weights, and sweating all over the place.
Instead, I want you to think of simple, easy-to-day, home golf exercises that can be done in a matter of minutes with just a few pieces of affordable equipment.
All you need is some exercise tubing, a pair of dumbbells, and an exercise ball and you're good-to-go!
Another very important facet of fitness for golf is stretching for golf. The senior golfer has lost so much flexibility, they must stretch to regain it if they want to hit it a decent distance as they get older.