I'm writing this the day after Justin Thomas has just won the PGA Championship, The whole golfing world views his distance from the tee as an anomaly, he stands only 5'10" and weighs just 66kg or 145lbs! He manages to AVERAGE 310 yards from the tee! That is incredible! I wanted to discuss Justin and … Continue reading The Fitness Strategy Of PGA Champ Justin Thomas
The role of the right arm in the golf swing is massively underrated by some, it can provide control and serious power when moved effectively but equally it can lead to wild shots and sap power if its in bad positions. This article will show you 5 exercises you can do to give you the … Continue reading 5 Exercises For A Better Backswing
Normally I would be talking you through a great exercise or workout that will help your game, today I thought I would do the opposite! There are some exercises that seem harmless enough but train muscles and movement patterns that could really harm your golf swing and bring about bad habits. 1. Training too much chest! … Continue reading Exercises That Golfers Should Avoid!
When you think of someone lifting weights you probably picture a huge, musclebound monster performing bicep curls with an ungodly amount of weight. In reality sportspeople have been reaping the benefits of lifting weights more and more in recent times, Tennis stars are able to squat almost 3 times their bodyweight and Golfers can perform … Continue reading The Real Reason Lifting Weights Helps Your Golf Swing.
Distance can be a sore subject for some golfers, when you are always the shortest hitter in your fourball its no fun at all! Many golfers hear that 'technology' is making it too easy nowadays, just watch the golf on tv, the players are dominating golf courses and making some unplayable due to them being judged as too short!! In my … Continue reading Is Your Golf Game Lacking In Distance?
One workout, one piece of kit, train your whole body and develop a powerful golf swing! The medicine ball is a great bit of kit, it is so versatile! Below is a great full body workout compiled of my favourite medicine ball exercises for golf, if you don't have a medicine ball I highly recommend that you get one, you can … Continue reading Golf Fitness – Medicine Ball Full Body Workout!
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
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