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How To Use Yoga To Make Golf Swing Better

By Mary Anderson

Yoga is recognized as being an Eastern form of exercise and meditation that will definitely improve strength and flexibility – the two most common requirements in the sport of golf. Yoga also improves balance and enhances concentration that is required of most golfers to play their game right.

Yoga involves needing to perform poses for a certain period of time to target certain areas of the body. Importantly achieved in yoga is the flexibility needed to execute the proper golf swing. There are several golf swing yoga drills that focus on strengthening the spine, legs, and shoulders, which are the main body parts involved in executing a golf swing.

One of the most fundamental golf swing yoga drills that a golf player could practice inside his house is the cat pose. This can be done by getting on all fours just like a cat and then inhaling deeply while curling one’s spine using the buttocks. When curling one’s spine, the chin must be tucked in to the chest. Exhalation must be done while arching one’s back during simultaneous movement of the shoulders away from the ears. This exercise must be done slowly and breathing must be done deeply through one’s nose. There are a lot of other golf swing yoga drills that could be followed to enhance a golfer’s flexibility and a lot of these poses may be discovered for free on the internet.

An additional benefit of yoga other than making your physical game improve is that it can also improve the mental game as well. Relaxation as with concentration is achieved with constant yoga sessions. And since golf is a game that requires a player to not only be physically fit but mentally relaxed as well, yoga exercises is definitely one way to improve one’s game.

Don’t dismiss trying yoga exercises for the reason that you may be wary about what other people have to say. At the end of the day, you can do it at home and don’t even need to tell anyone about it. So try it and see if it improves your physique, fitness and most importantly your golf game!

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