The Wrist Abduction Exercise is a great way to build strength in your forearms, helping you to control the golf club when playing from the rough, improving your consistency, and protecting you from injury.
The Wrist Abduction Exercise forms part of the Golf Injury Prevention series of innovative and dynamic exercises that will help to protect you from pain and injury by building strength and stability around your most vulnerable areas, while improving mobility, balance and joint function.
This exercise requires a golf club or dowel.
Figure 1. Wrist Abduction Exercise Video.
- Start by standing in perfect posture, your arms down beside your body, holding a golf club in your left hand, the club head pointing at the ground in front of you.
- Keeping your arm still and elbow straight, lift the club head towards the sky.
- Slowly return to the starting position.
- Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
- Repeat with the other hand.
Limit the movement to your wrist.
You should feel it working your forearm.
The longer the golf club and the closer you hold it to the butt end, the harder this exercise becomes. For even more of a challenge, you can attach a weight to the club head.
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