October 09, 2015

Fitness Friday: The five-minute warm-up with Jordan Spieth's trainer

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Golfers are notoriously bad at priming their muscles and other soft tissue for the rigors of the game, so many fitness experts have resorted to streamlining warm-up routines to at least give their clients a fighting chance at staving off injuries when they play. Count Jordan Spieth's trainer Damon Goddard among the few who have managed to put together a really efficient routine to help hit as many areas of the body in as short as time as possible. His routine combines multi-plane movements, cross-body muscle coordination, and even a touch of cardiovascular benefit if you do the program quickly. I tested it and did it in less than five minutes. It's also worth noting that this routine is a great prep for a standard workout. All you need is a club, a SuperFlex band, and a mini-band. Watch the video to see Damon demonstrate the moves.

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