Hyperice Venom 2 Shoulder Review
In the modern game, having distance off the tee is somewhat of a necessity and doing so requires putting your body under high amounts of pressure, both on the course and training outside of golf. As someone who continues to try and play golf at a high level, I regularly put my body through its paces in the gym and consequently picked up a shoulder injury last year. Through what seems like endless amounts of physio and rehabilitation sessions, I was keen to see how the Hyperice Venom 2 Shoulder may aid or even speed up my recovery process back to full fitness.
Creating speed in the golf swing requires a lot of repetitions, both swinging golf clubs and lifting weights at absolute maximum effort and therefore injuries are likely to occur if you fail to look after your body correctly. There are programs such as the Pliability Fitness app that will help with mobility and prevent lactic acid buildup after walking 18 holes, but the Venom 2 Shoulder provides a more direct approach to helping heal that specific area of the body. The Venom 2 Shoulder is just one of the products available in an impressive lineup of recovery tools from the Hyperice brand and is certainly one of the best pieces of golf fitness equipment available.
The product itself looks and feels extremely premium thanks to a lightweight neoprene wrap which makes it really comfortable to put on and use. There are large velcro straps that hold the newly designed Hyperheat technology securely in place and the neon lights on the control panel show you your device is switched on. This new technology has allowed the Venom 2 Shoulder to be designed with over double the heated area compared to the original model and the three vibration patterns allow you to fully customize your recovery.
The device is easily turned on via a button on the sleeve where the battery sits and there are two separate buttons to ignite the use of both heat and vibration. The Venom 2 Shoulder heats up almost instantaneously and reaches hot enough temperatures that on the higher…