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Essay about My Personal Exercise Plan

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My Personal Exercise Plan

The sport I will be training for is Golf.

Specific fitness requirements of that activity

Upper and lower body strength: To be able to resist the force of the golf club and to be able to hit the ball further

Power: To be able to increase length to my shots allowing me to hit the ball further with more control

Flexibility: To be able to complete a trunk rotation whenever needed and to turn completely to make a follow though so that the body can then clear the way for the club, also allows straighter and more accurate shots.

Balance: To be able to hold the golf swing and follow-through posture for the amount of time needed for the ball to come to rest,
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So my cardiovascular endurance could be improved further.

· Flexibility I can easily improve this by stretching every night. I was disappointed with my sit and reach results as they showed that I am not that flexible, and in golf this is a key feature.

Things that I need to maintain:

· My fitness level, as I am pleased with this.

· My grip strength, as it helps strengthen forearms and they are a key muscle in golf.

Current exercise regime

Daily program

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

7.00-14.45

School

School P.e

School

School

School

P.e x2

18 hole competition

* 18 hole competition

15.00-20.00

10 press + sit ups + swing training

Rest

Rest

*9 holes practice + weight training

9 holes practice and 10 press + sit ups

Rest

10 press + sit ups + swing training

*Sometimes I play on this day

Identifying additional training

To achieve the requirements I want, I will need to improve my muscle power, strength and endurance. The exercises I will carry out to achieve this are; a certain amount of press-ups and sit-ups gradually increasing the amount as the program runs through, I will also add in pull ups
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