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.
Before we get to gaining yards I have some exciting news! I have been working hard on a beginner golf training program! Its going to be awesome and will take you all the way from a complete novice to training specifically for better performance on the course, increasing power, building strength, core stability and speed! I'm really excited to share … Continue reading Golf Fitness – 3 Deadlift Variations To Bring Some Power To Your Game!
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!
The lower body is extremely important in the golf swing, a strong and stable lower half is needed if you want to make powerful swings. Below are 4 awesome exercises that build strength, power & stability in the lower body. 1. DUMBBELL / KETTLEBELL GOBLET SQUAT Make sure to keep your chest up throughout the movement and … Continue reading Golf Fitness – 4 Awesome Lower-Body Exercises
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
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!
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!