Troy M. Anderson, B.A., PES, CPT, IACPFT, is the owner of Integrated Evolution, LLC, in Tempe, Ariz. The top goal of Integrated Evolution is to provide individuals with solutions to their performance enhancement needs. For more golf fitness tips, visit integratedevolution.org.
By now it is common knowledge that improving flexibility will enhance golf performance. There are numerous programs ("golf-specific flexibility," "yoga for golf,") available. The problem with many of these programs is they address only static flexibility, which is great if you have some serious muscle tightness. What they do not address is the issue of functional flexibility (the ability to move through all planes of motion/direction while maintaining muscular control).
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