Free Shipping on All US Orders Free Shipping Priority Plus orders over $85 US Orders Free International Shipping on orders over $85
Questions? Call Us 1-800-255-8717


​Putting the “Flex” in “Flexibility” — Golf Exercises on the Go!

Posted by

Putting the “Flex” in “Flexibility” — Golf Exercises on the Go!

When attempting to work out on these fiery summer days, there is always atemptation to cut corners, which might translate to focusing on a specific muscle group over the others. And that is perfectly acceptable every now and again. What’s less acceptable is shirking your fitness routine on the regular. Choosing the former in favor of a balanced exercise routine will always produce lopsided results.

With that said, there is an abundance of articles that detail specific exercises, which will improve your golf game, plastered every which way on the web.

In the same way that our negative ion bracelets promote an active lifestyle, the point of this post is to inform you of muscles crucial to playing a good game while you’re on the green, not inside of a gym. This way, you can save time and spend more of it doing the things you love with the people you care about. A few helpful tips…

Always Pregame

Before doing any kind of exercise, in order to reduce injury, it’s always in your best interest to do two things: stretch andhydrate. The same is true for your golf game; you should always stretch before playing. Doing so will give you a greater range of motion so you’re not stiff, as well as the added benefit of greater flexibility in your swing.

Swing Both Ways

Most people probably think that the distance cleared by the driver is all because of arm strength.And that is half-true, but your back and buttocks are responsible for the other half. Two exercises you can do while you’re waiting on your partner are standing push ups to build those biceps andsquats to reinforce your backside while you wait. In addition,high knee twistswork your core — a big component of your swing; those can be done standing up.

Pull Some Weight

Using the putter requires a great deal of concentration; it also requires a great deal of forearm strength — you might even call that fine motor control. After all, if you’re using the putter to tighten up the space between you and the hole,any kind of pulling activity would work great here.You might try pulling up your golf bag and setting it down a few times to get this area.

Walk It Off

Many people don’t realize this, but walking with all of those clubs can be considered exercise. It’s alsoa nice warm up/cool down for the muscles involved in actually playing the sport — whether it’s only three holes or a full-fledged 18-holer. So ditch the cart, grab a partner, and walk it off.

The most important part about these activities, if you’d rather not practice on the green and rather save your best for it, is that these exercises can beadapted to be done anywhere.

After all, the body is its own gym.

  • exercise and golf
  • exercise
  • workout for your golf game
​What the Pros Know: Golfing Tips for First-Timers

While you’re on the green in the sweltering  hot weather this summer,staying hydrated is key and so is sporting a negative ion bracelet, which may just bring that extra oomph to your game. In fact, ion bracelets are worn by golf players and enthusiasts of all levels because those individuals believe these bracelets help their game. Of course, if you [...]

Read More »

​Summertime Showdown: Water vs. Sports Drinks

When the mercury rises during the summer months, our bodies sometimes struggle to stay cool and keep hydrated. Of course, this is especially true during physical activities, particularly those enjoyed outside, under the hot sun. For those of us who have considered the better choice between water vs. sports drinks, here are a few quick facts to provide some gulping [...]

Read More »

Looking at Fatigue During the Lazy Days of Summer

It’s a frustrating feeling when you’re determined to seize the long summer day, but don’t feel energized enough to roust yourself off the couch. Sound familiar? Fortunately, you’re not alone. Longer days and hotter temps leave many of us feeling listless and even entirely exhausted during the summer months. But, understanding the possible explanations behind this zapped energy might be [...]

Read More »

Staying True to Your Fitness Routine While Traveling this Summer

There is nothing quite as rejuvenating as summer travel... or as potentially disruptive to your fitness routine. Don’t let some off-the-beaten-path adventure wreak havoc on your commitment to exercise and stay in shape this summer. Focus on these four fast suggestions for staying in shape while searching for summertime adventure…#1 -- Be ResourcefulWhen you’re traveling, you won’t be able [...]

Read More »

Summer Sweat: Top Three Tell-Tale Signs of Dehydration

Summertime is a much-anticipated season, especially for those of us who enjoy getting outside and staying as active as possible. Despite its “lazy days” reputation, summertime can prove strenuous. Increased activities and chances to embark on summer adventures can take their toll, if not properly planned for, in advance.When we say toll, we’re talking about dehydration. Even professional athletes who [...]

Read More »

Shield Your Skin and Save the Environment this Summer

Not far from IonLoop’s headquarters, some cutting-edge news has just been released, regarding sunblock, skincare, and saving the environment. Arguably on the heels of Hawaii’s decision to ban oxybenzone and oxtinoxate -- two ingredients used in sunscreen that have proven detrimental to marine life, particularly reef structures -- Tampa-based company Stream2Sea, has released a new sunscreen, free of these chemicals.As [...]

Read More »

3 Tips to Set You Off on the Best Trip Ever this Summer!

Summer days are here again! In fact, their official arrival begins tomorrow, June 21st -- the first day of summer! This season is consistently a popular time for families to travel. Between school vacation and long-weekend holidays like the Fourth of July, a significant segment of the population excitedly sets off each summer on planes, trains, and automobiles. No matter [...]

Read More »

A Few IonLoop Fashion Tips for the Fellas

With Father’s Day right around the corner, no doubt many of you are scrambling to find the right gift to celebrate your dad or the dad-like figure in your life. Whether he’s a cinch or simply impossible to shop for, IonLoop has an abundance of accessories to celebrate him and his unique style.Initially designed with athletes in mind, IonLoop products [...]

Read More »

Demonstrate Deference to Military Sacrifice Everyday with IonLoop

Today marks the 74th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied Invasion of the French coast during World War II; a pivotal moment that, arguably, shifted the tides toward Allied victory over the Axis powers of Germany, Italy, and Japan. While the importance of this event and the sacrifices central to it cannot be overstated, at IonLoop, we [...]

Read More »

Join our Email List

Be the first to know about new arrivals, flash sales, specials and more! Already on our list? Click the x button top right.

What are our Customers Saying?Read live testimonials about our product.

View Testimonials
Get Exclusive Deals
Back To Top