Best Damn Gym Equipment For Golfers

These are the fitness products every golfer needs.

Released on 4/11/2016

Transcript

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You know whether you're a germophobe, a loner,
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or just enjoy the convenience of working out at home,
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the great news is if you wanna get golf fit,
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you really don't need that much equipment at all.
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So what do you get? Well, we've identified
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the best damn gym equipment for golfers.
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So before I tell you about what gym equipment to get,
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you wanna remember three things.
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You want equipment that's gonna make you more flexible,
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you want equipment that's gonna make you more stable,
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and finally, and most importantly,
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you want equipment that's gonna help prevent injuries.
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These are the three key points
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to any good golf fitness program.
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Okay, so let's get to the products.
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And the first one we're gonna talk about
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is a foam roller, like this one from SKLZ.
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What this does is primes your muscles
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for whatever you're gonna be doing that day,
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particularly swinging a golf club.
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Think of it like it's kneading
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the dough when you're making cookies.
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It's gonna make your muscles more pliable
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and that is so important when you play.
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So the next thing you're gonna wanna get
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are stretch bands, like these SuperFlex Bands.
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Obviously, they're designed to make you more flexible,
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but the great thing for golfers is
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that they are really portable.
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You can throw them in your bag
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and use them as your pre round warm up tool,
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and that's something that you
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should always do before you play.
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Just remember that when you stretch
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them out they do snap back.
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Moving on to the next product,
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remember earlier I mentioned stability,
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well this Bosu Balance Trainer does a wonderful job
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of training you to be able to swing in control.
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You always wanna hit in the sweet spot, right?
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Okay, so now that you've worked on stability,
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it's time to take that stability,
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and transfer it into power, and this next product
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that you will want is definitely a power trainer.
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It's called the Ballistic Ball,
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and it's the smart medicine ball.
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We'll call it the medicine ball of the 22nd century,
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because it has a computer chip inside
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that not only monitors how fast you can throw it,
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but also how much force you apply to it.
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So you can imagine after throwing that thing
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around for a while how well you're
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gonna be able to swing your driver.
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Just one word of caution, be careful where you throw it.
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You know the last piece of gym equipment
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every golfer should have is a weighted bar.
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You can do so many exercises with it.
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Well, we like the ActivMotion Bar the best
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because not only is it a weighted bar,
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but it has moveable weights on the inside of it
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that allow you to work on things like balance and stability.
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It's really a great piece to add to your arsenal.
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So as we said at the beginning,
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you really don't need much to build
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your own home gym, but what you do need
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are the best damn pieces of fitness equipment in golf.
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