Golf Nutrition Is Not An Oxymoron…Listen Up

Written by Mike Pedersen

Golf nutrition is still a relatively new concept. However, everybody knows that leading athletes inrepparttar NBA and NFL quite often have special diets and specific nutrition programs to help them perform at their peak.

The reasons who golf nutrition is still in it’s’ infancy inrepparttar 145129 golf game is easy to see. To start with nutrition in sports goes hand in hand withrepparttar 145130 training and physical exercise program forrepparttar 145131 particular sport. In golf, exercises are still a very new concept although many professionals have already embraced it as an important part of their golf game.

For years golf has hadrepparttar 145132 image of being a leisure sport to be played byrepparttar 145133 rich andrepparttar 145134 sort of people who do not just carelessly break into a sweat. Then came golfers ofrepparttar 145135 likes ofrepparttar 145136 legendary Tiger Woods.

Forrepparttar 145137 first time inrepparttar 145138 sport, leading golfers were very young and extremely physically fit. Since then,repparttar 145139 game has never beenrepparttar 145140 same again and as exercise continues to take center stage golf nutrition has to grow alongside it.

A Lower Body Golf Swing Can Generate Maximum Power

Written by Mike Pedersen

The perfect lower body golf swing involvesrepparttar legs to a very large extent and it is therefore true to say that exercise that conditions these parts ofrepparttar 145128 body will have a positive impact onrepparttar 145129 quality ofrepparttar 145130 golf swing.

This truth is obvious when you take a closer look atrepparttar 145131 lower body golf swing. Duringrepparttar 145132 backswing,repparttar 145133 feet, knee and hamstring muscles are extremely important. The rest ofrepparttar 145134 lower body golf swing movement will usually require a lot of participation ofrepparttar 145135 hip and lower back.

Thus no good golf exercise program designed to improverepparttar 145136 golf swing will avoidrepparttar 145137 lower back. In fact some golfers are puzzled at first when they see some ofrepparttar 145138 golf specific exercises which concentrate onrepparttar 145139 hamstring and lower parts ofrepparttar 145140 body. They may initially feel that too much emphasis is being placed on this lower part ofrepparttar 145141 body. Actually too much emphasis can hardly be placed onrepparttar 145142 lower body when it comes torepparttar 145143 golf swing. This is because that is precisely where most ofrepparttar 145144 golf swings happen.

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