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Golf Digest Middle East|June 2021
It’s hot but that’s no excuse not to warm-up before every round and range session
Matthew Brookes

IT’S SO IMPORTANT to warm up for your round or range session and I see so few people do so. Hitting a golf ball requires the same amount of muscle contraction as doing a three rep max in the gym and you wouldn’t do that without a warm-up. It’s been proven that doing dynamic exercises or even better, resistant band exercises, before hitting balls can greatly prevent injuries and even increase distance.

Here are five simple exercises you can complete before you next play to help get into the swing of things from the get-go. Best of all, all you need is a golf club.

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