Exercise gear: Start training
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Many golfers have their favorite exercise devices. Often the most useful and effective golf fitness and strength-training aids are the simplest. Here is a collection of golf warm-up equipment, training tools or exercise gear for the home or course, each costing less than $100.
Fit for Golf Training Ball
The skinny: This is a 6-pound medicine ball with eight golf fitness exercises clearly illustrated on the ball’s cover. The exercises focus primarily on the back, legs and core.
Web site: www.fitforgolfshop.com
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Izzo Golf Resistance Cords
The skinny: Intended to strengthen hips, torso, back, rotator cuffs, shoulders and chest. These portable stretching cords pack easily for travel.
Web site: www.izzo.com
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Medicus PowerMaximus L Wedge
The skinny: This weighted lob wedge is designed for hitting practice shots. It teaches timing and tempo, along with a proper swing plane. Weighs 2 pounds.
Web site: www.medicus.com
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Momentus Strength Trainer
The skinny: Targets golf-specific muscles and synchronizes hand, arm and body movements. It is designed to increase strength and flexibility with its counterbalanced weights.
Web site: www.momentusgolf.com
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The skinny: This towel is made of a stretchable material and easily accommodates a five-minute stretching routine before golf. It holds hot and cold packs, and it can store a wallet or cell phone.
Web site: www.golffitnessproducts.net
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