Golfing and Nutrition: Not to Be Overlooked Of course everyone knows that exercise when it comes to staying in optimal golfing shape is important. You want to work on certain muscle groups, maintain flexibility and improve your overall power. What...
Set up with all toes facing straight ahead, then maintaining length in the down leg slightly drive your hips forward. As you do this, rotate your upper body over the front leg and keep your arms straight. Perform 10 reps per side.
One of the best drills to increase range of motion in the hips. On the downswing, we need to have the ability to internally rotate the lead hip in order to use our lower body for power and avoid swing...
Set up a foot or so away from the wall in an athletic, golf posture stance. Rotate torso and sit into the hip closest to the wall placing palms against the wall. Try to get the trail arm straight as you actively press into the wall. The biggest compensation here will be to move the knees and hips excessively toward the wall. Do 2 sets of 5 reps per side allowing for a good exhale breath as you press into the wall each time.
Lying on your side, squeeze a foam roller or yoga block between your knees and bring the knees up toward waist height. Maintaining the squeeze reach the top arm up and open back toward the floor. Allow your torso and head to rotate following your arm however keep the hips and lower body still, actively squeezing the roller or block. Start with 2 sets of 10 reps per side.
Using an Aires pad or a stability disc. Keel on the pad with the other leg at 90 degrees. Pelvic tilt the hips forward to feel a stretch on the kneeling hip & quad. Reach same side hand as the kneeling leg behind head. Using a lateral lean, reach the elbow towards the sky & hold the stretch for 15 seconds
Using a med ball step up on a bench and drive knee up. As you drive the knee rotate the torso over the elevated knee. Repeat same side for 10 reps then switch legs. Use this for power, stability & agility in your golf game.
Stand on leverage discs in golf set up posture to create instability. 1st use a shaft or a club across the chest as pictured then progress to a weighted bar for an advanced movement Keeping your spine angle rotate to your backswing & hold for 10 seconds then to your followthrough for a 10sec hold. Combine backswing and followthrough continuously for 10 reps total.