Fitness For Golf For Senior Golfers
The most important thing a senior golfer can do is work on their physical limitations (declining physical abilities). The aging process can be rapid if you don’t stay up with it. Instead of accepting you should be weaker and tighter as you get older, why “buck the system” and fight it all the way?
Senior golfers NEED fitness for golf!
Lack Of Distance
One of the biggest complaints from senior golfers is lack of driving distance. I’ve played with many senior golfers and most of them are nearly disgusted with their lack of distance off the tee. I’ve asked most of them what they’re doing about it and NONE of them say they are working on their fitness. What! You’ve got to be kidding me!
If you can’t hit a golf ball as long as you want it, don’t you think their might be some physical limitations causing this? HELLO! The first thing you should do is evaluate your CURRENT physical status both strength and flexibility.
Once you figure out your limitations, implement a golf fitness program to improve it. It’s not rocket science, but most senior golfers don’t (and won’t) do it.
As we all get older it gets tougher and tougher to avoid aches and pains. For golfers, it’s even tougher. The golf swing puts so much stress on the spine and joints, that if you’re not in decent shape you will inevitably incur pains and/or injuries that will keep you off the course.
The ONLY way to prevent injuries is fitness for golf. Once you start strengthening and stretching your golf swing specific muscles your body will be able to withstand the stress of your golf swing. It’s a “no-brainer”. You’ve got to do this! I can’t see this strong enough. If you don’t…just expect a rapid decline in your performance and physical abilities. Playing golf injured is not fun.
It’s Time To Do It