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The muscles in question
Tiger Woods is one of the most athletic golfers in the world
Here you can see which muscles are used during the golf swing
Jeremy planned Nick's programme by analysing which muscles are needed during each stage of the golf swing.

The next step was to work on strengthening them in the gym using weights.

Nick breaks down his swing as follows to show which muscles need to be worked on:

Backswing:
Shoulder, chest, forearm and wrist (flexes and cocks wrist), stomach, hip and buttocks, thighs (pulled as hip rotates) and the lower leg muscles

Start of downswing:
Shoulder, chest (when pulling down), upper back (lats), obliques and abs (when trunk turns), posterior hip muscles (bum!), thighs (pulled and weight shifted from one leg to other) and lower leg muscles (rolls and left foot inward)

Nearing Impact:
Shoulder, chest (pecs), upper back, forearm and wrists (uncocks, rolls and extends)

Impact:
Obliques and abs, trunk, buttocks (hip turn), thighs (weight transfer), lower leg muscles

Followthrough:
Chest, upper back, obliques, trunk, bum and lower leg - movement complete



Introduction
Core strength
The muscles in question
Ticking over
Diet

Working out - Do's and Don'ts:
Do start off carefully. Over-exercising when you are not used to it is dangerous
Don't risk injury by ignoring pain
Do warm up and warm down. This makes the muscles more limber and easier to stretch
Don't starve yourself of water. Dehydration is dangerous and vital organs like the kidneys, brain, and heart can't function without a certain minimum of water and salt



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