After a long, cold winter, it’s time to prepare yourself once again for Chicago golf. In addition to the obvious tasks of cleaning the golf clubs and loading the golf bag with balls, we need to think about golf fitness. Face it, not using your golf muscles for months will take away the strength and flexibility for any golfer, especially in the world of Chicago golf.
One option is to check out a Titleist Performance Institute-certified golf fitness instructor, who may have you perform a TPI golf fitness test. Through a series of about a dozen or so simple exercises, the TPI test measures flexibility, posture, strength and balance in an attempt to identify physical limitations that can hamper a golfer.
The test does not exist to dash dreams of golfers itching to improve. Rather, it serves as a guide to design a workout program to help strengthen problem areas. The TPI test is similar to what many professional golfers might take to help spot their own problem areas.
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