Warm Up & Cool Down Exercises
You should always warm up for approximately 10 to 15 minutes before starting
your game of golf. The warm up should consist of mainly stretches and
will help prevent potential injuries during your game and also prepare
your body for the movements and stresses put on your muscles and body
during your game of golf.
BRISK WALK... To start
your warm up it is suggested that you walk briskly for 100m. You may do
this from your car to the golf club or from the club to the first hole.
Whatever is appropriate for you. Then follow your walk with the warm up
You should always cool down for approximately 10 minutes after your game
of golf. Your muscles have tightened during the round of golf and a probable
buildup of lactic acid and if this isn't counteracted injuries may result.
The cool down should consist of mainly stretches and will help prevent
potential injuries as a result of the movement, stresses etc. during your
The same exercises from your warm up are also appropriate for your cool
down...see below for exercises.
WALK ...To conclude your cool down it is suggested that you walk
leisurely for 100m. You may do this from the last hole to the club house
or from the club to your car. Whatever is appropriate for you. (Suggestion:
Park your car further away from the club house).
UP AND COOL DOWN EXERCISES
The following exercises are for your warm up and cool down. i.e.,
Do the same exercises before and after your game of golf. (Click on the