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5 Exercise Tips for Golfers

The Ontario Chiropractic Association recently launched its Get in the Game Without the Pain public education program aimed at preventing common aches and pains associated with the ever-popular sport. Here are five simple, practical tips from golf pros to help you stay in top form on the greens.

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Golf is a wonderful, moderate exercise that can help relieve stress.

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Get the Right Fit

Consult a professional to ensure your clubs are the right height, are made of a material appropriate to your arm strength, and have the right grip for you.

 

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Take Lessons

Work with a professional – the right swing technique can improve your game, and spare you unnecessary pain.

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Warm Up and Warm Down

Take a few minutes to stretch before and after your game.

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Push, Don’t Carry, Your Golf Bag

Pushing or pulling your bag can help you take a load off.

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Choose the Right Shoes

Wearing golf shoes with good support and the proper fit can help to prevent some knee, hip and lower back pain.