Simple everyday activities can improve your golf game and strength by working on your balance and core muscles. Try the following routine from the experts at Harvard Health, to ease into core work. These four exercises can be done at work or at home:

Chair Stand: Start in a seated position, keeping in mind a strong posture with your shoulders down and back. Rise to a standing position by engaging your glute and leg muscles, pushing down through your feet in a balance motion to stand. Repeat.

Chair Stand: Start in a seated position, keeping in mind a strong posture with your shoulders down and back. Rise to a standing position by engaging your glute and leg muscles, pushing down through your feet in a balance motion to stand. Repeat.

Front Plank on Desk: Place your hands, forearm and elbows down on a desk or table. Shift your feet back to a comfortable plant position. Hold for as long as comfortable to strengthen your core muscles.

Front Plank on Desk: Place your hands, forearm and elbows down on a desk or table. Shift your feet back to a comfortable plant position. Hold for as long as comfortable to strengthen your core muscles.

Bridge: Lay flat on the floor or on a mat. be sure to keep your feet planted and far enough away from your glutes to create a 90-degree angle when you lift your glutes and back off the floor. Be sure to lift as far as comfortable while keeping your head, neck and shoulders planted firmly on the floor.

Bridge: Lay flat on the floor or on a mat. be sure to keep your feet planted and far enough away from your glutes to create a 90-degree angle when you lift your glutes and back off the floor. Be sure to lift as far as comfortable while keeping your head, neck and shoulders planted firmly on the floor.

Abdominal Contraction: Place your knees and hands on the floor or mat. Your hands should be supporting your weight and placed directly beneath your shoulders, keep your head neutral. Your knees should support your weight directly beneath your hips. Contract your abdominal muscles, repeat.

Abdominal Contraction: Place your knees and hands on the floor or mat. Your hands should be supporting your weight and placed directly beneath your shoulders, keep your head neutral. Your knees should support your weight directly beneath your hips. Contract your abdominal muscles, repeat.

 

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Source: http://www.health.harvard.edu