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Cat and Camel


Description: For golfers looking for flexibility and stability especially in their core and back, the Cat and Camel is perfect. It is also a great stretching exercise and wonderful at loosening a tight lower back. Your lower back, abdominals and hips will all get a great work out with this exercise which makes it perfect for the golf swing.

Summary:
  1. Start by getting down on all fours (your hands and knees) on the ground or on a pad. Place your palms flat on the floor shoulder width apart. Keep your knees about hip width apart.
  2. Inhale in and arch your back while your head drops down between your shoulders.
  3. As you exhale let your back sway down while your rear end raises up towards the ceiling.
  4. Go up and hold for 10 seconds and then go down and hold for 10 seconds. Do 3 sets of 8-10 repetitions and gradually increase reps each week as you build strength.
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