Golf asks a lot of your shoulders, as the anchor points of the arms and ultimately the golf club, they take almost all of the responsibility of keeping the club moving in time with your body. Training your shoulders for power and stability is a great way of improving their movement in the golf swing, increasing distance and avoiding … Continue reading GOLF FITNESS – SHOULDER POWER & STABILITY WORKOUT
The famous quote by Sam Snead while playing a round with the president "Put your ass into it, Mr President" is as true as it is hilarious! The glutes are a huge source of power in the golf swing, if yours are lacking in strength then you are missing out on a whole heap of distance! The … Continue reading ‘Put Your B*tt Into It’ 3 Exercises For Strong Glutes & More Distance From Your Golf Swing
This is a really quick full-body warmup you can do either at home before you leave for the golf course or in the locker room! All you need is a simple, cheap red resistance band and a door attachment which you can get from amazon here - Exercise Bands and 66fit Exercise Band/Tube Door Stop Attachment - Black - The … Continue reading 5 Minute Resistance Band Golf Warmup
Read part one here - My Journey To 300 Yards+ It is a brief overview of what the series is about! Part 2 - Building The Foundations! You cant fire a cannon if its on wheels, equally you cant build a golf swing powerful enough for 300+ yards without first putting in the work to build up a base level … Continue reading My Journey To 300+ Yards – Part 2, Building The Foundations!
Shoulder mobility plays a huge part in the golf swing, I have already discussed the importance of healthy shoulders and how shoulder mobility can help your swing path - Shoulder Mobility For A Better Swing Path and the benefits of strong shoulders - Golf Workout Series – 4 Exercises For Strong & Healthy Shoulders and Best Golf Exercises – Push Press … Continue reading Simple Shoulder Mobility Exercise For Long Drives!
This is Part 1 of My Journey To 300 Yards, it is a brief introduction to the series. When I started golf distance was not something I was blessed with, I struggled with a huge slice and generally struck the ball far from solidly. Within 2 summers of solid practice and play I had a handicap … Continue reading My Journey To 300 Yards+ (Part 1)
Rory Mcilroy is part of the new breed of golfers, he's one of the fittest on tour and in this article were going to run through a workout comprising of exercises that Rory uses to improve his performance on the course. The workout 1. Warm-up - Spend 5 mins on a bike / treadmill / rowing machine … Continue reading Golf Workout – Train Like Rory
The Plank is well known as one of the best exercises for building a strong and stable core, it can also get a bit bland after a while! If you are looking to make some even better gains in core strength then you need to 'spice it up' a bit with these 2 variations on … Continue reading Golf Workout – 2 Plank Variation For A Solid Core!
Latest in the 'Best Golf Exercises' series is the chin-up! Make sure to check out the other articles in the series - Push Press, Kettlebell Swing and Deadlift. In my humble opinion the chin-up is the mightiest of all bodyweight exercises, its one of those caveman like movements that just makes you feel badass! Its a very tough … Continue reading Best Golf Exercises – Chin-Up To ‘Crank-Up’ Your Distance!