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The first and foremost component of a golf-fitness program is to stretch and balance muscles before you work on developing stability, strength and speed. In this video collection, you will find workouts and routines that focus on improving flexibility and mobility in golfers. These workouts target the muscles used in the golf swing, that are chronically tight in golfers.
This exercise will strengthen your lower back and core muscles to protect you from injury.
Get down on all fours. Lift one leg and the opposite arm off the floor.
Inhale as you extend your leg and arm so that they are parallel to the ground. Exhale as you return to the start position.
To maximize your full potential in the golf swing, you must have the ability to take your joints and muscles through their full range of motion. Performing exercises that focus on muscles that are chronically tight will help your become more efficient in your golf swing.
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CardioGolf creator Karen Palacios-Jansen visits with Jonathan Avalos, a golf fitness professional located in Charlotte, North Carolina. Jonathan is the owner of Athletic Golf Fitness and shows us a hip mobility series using the CardioGolf Slope.
To play golf at your full potential you must be able to possess the ability to rotate almost every joint in your body to its functional capacity. If there are restrictions in the shoulders, torso, pelvis or hips, there will be compensations somewhere else in the musculoskeletal system, which resu...
Your ability to create power comes from the ground up; from your feet, through your legs all the way to your arms and finally to the club. So you want to have a strong, flexible legs. You want to be able to take your muscles through their full range of motion. This exercise will not only improv...
This is a series of 3 hip mobility exercises to help loosen up the joints and muscles in the hips. The more mobility you have, the easier it will be to sequence your weight shift and deliver power to the ball. This can be done as a warm up or part of a workout routine.
When you increase your flexibility, you increase your changes of taking your muscles through a full range of motion for a more fluid golf swing. This stretch is to help increase flexibility in your shoulders and oblique muscles.
Stand in a shoulder width stance.
Lift one arm straight up in the...
This stretch will help you improve flexibility in your shoulders and arms.
Stand in a shoulder width stance.
Bend one arm behind your back with your palm facing outwards.
With the opposite hand, grab onto the wrist of the bend arm and tug it outwards to feel a stretch in your shoulder and arm.
Having good separation between your upper and lower body facilitates greater speed and power in your golf swing. Limited separation can result in a number of swing faults including too much lateral movement (sway or slide) and loss of posture.
Hold onto a bench with both hands and get into a squ...
Your chest muscles are important in the golf swing to support the club at the top and help pull the arms down on the golf swing. But if they are tight or you are muscle bond, then your backswing will be restricted and you will not be able to make a full turn at the top of the swing. Furthermore...
This exercise will help you gain flexibility in your hamstrings and back.
Sit on the floor with your legs extended.
Bend one leg in and press the bottom of your foot into the side of your leg.
Lean forward from your hip sockets to feel a stretch in your back and hamstring muscle.
Hold for 8 to 1...