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The Golfer's Guide to Pilates: Step-by-Step Exercises to Strengthen Your Game

The Golfer's Guide to Pilates: Step-by-Step Exercises to Strengthen Your Game

by Monica Clyde


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Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced Pilates Workouts to improve your game, plus targeted programs for:
flexibility • stance • rotation • core strength • shoulder turn • hip turn • weight shift

The Golfer’s Guide to Pilates shows how to upgrade your most important golf equipment—you. Packed with easy-to-learn Pilates exercises and illustrated with step-by-step photos, this program will raise your physical ability, transform your game into one of absolute control and power, and ultimately lower your score.

The ideal fitness program for GOLFERS

•Longer drives
•Controlled iron play
•Steadier putting

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781569755389
Publisher: Ulysses Press
Publication date: 04/14/2006
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 1,065,268
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Monica Clyde combines a golf conditioning background with 26 years as a student and teacher of movement therapy. After training in therapeutic massage and becoming an ACE certified Personal Trainer, Monica certified as a Pilates Instructor in 1995 with Madeline Black and Jean Sullivan through PhysicalMind Institute. Monica completed her apparatus certification with Nora St. John at Turning Point Studios. At the C.H.E.K. Institute Monica certified as a Golf Biomechanics Instructor. For the past 4 years her Pilates practice has focused on golf clients. Monica is also an avid golfer! Monica is on the faculty of the ACE Academy. She lives in Northern California.

Table of Contents

Fundamentals of Pilates (essentially, everything readers need to know before they start doing Pilates) and the link between Pilates training and improved golf game.

A number of different workouts to cover a variety of things, from improving individual strokes to addressing muscle imbalance to reducing injury. These include "Hip Rotation Workout," "Shoulder Release Workout," and "Putt Improvement Workout." A separate workout for each stroke. "Low Back Strengthening Workout," "Spine Stretch Series," etc. These workouts refer readers to the actual exercises illustrated in Part III.

Presents fundamental warm-up exercises then all the exercises in step-by-step photo detail, including different levels within each exercise.

Here you would present pre-game warm-ups and stretches to do when they're on the green.

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