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Fitness Tour Pro Hip Speed This physio-ball exercise improves core strength, allowing you to swing a club faster without losing balance; and hip mobility, allowing you to clear your pelvis out of the way on the downswing so that your arms and club can swing through quickly and powerfully.
Fitness Bench Press And Arm Curls For Golfers Walk into any big-box gym in America and it won't take long to spot someone doing either the bench press or arm curls. Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben Shear and trainer Ryan Anderson demonstrate variations on these routine exercises that will enhance muscle function needed for more power in the golf swing
Fitness Train Diagonally For A Better Swing Here are two golf-specific exercises that will help you make a coordinated and powerful swing. They also help reduce injuries, particularly to your lower back.
Fitness Gym Fix: Slow Down To Swing Faster If your goal is to pick up some clubhead speed, and do it without ending up needing time off from golf for surgery, train your muscles to be able to decelerate your swing safely. That means training the lower body as well as your upper body. Here are two key exercises that will get you started.
Fitness Gym Fix For Fat & Thin Shots If you hit more than your fair share of fat and thin shots, the problem might not solely be technique. The root cause is often poor muscle function in the hips and glutes. Here are three key exercises to help you correct this and hit more shots in the sweet spot.
Fitness The Office Workout For Golfers What can you do if you're chained to a desk for eight hours or more each day? Short of running around your office every 15 minutes, here are several exercises you can do that not only help combat health issues linked to sitting, they also help your golf game.
Fitness Gym Fix: Push-Up Progression For golfers, the true benefits of push-ups are that they strengthen the pectoral muscles and improve stability of soft tissue in the shoulders. However, many people find push-ups boring and that problem gets worse as they get stronger. Before you ditch this valuable body-weight exercise try this push-up progression.
Fitness Gym Fix: Squat For Power Add this exercise to your workout and you'll be priming your body for better power generation when you play.
Fitness Gym Fix: Two Exercises To 'Address' Bad Posture You can improve your posture and your golf swing by working on your core muscles. Here are two exercises you should add to your workout that will help strengthen key rotators in the golf swing, the obliques and rectus abdominus muscles.
Celebrity Matt Walsh's Golf Game Gets a Makeover What would it take to transform a Regular Joe's mediocre golf game in one day? Personalized attention, insightful evaluation and easy-to-implement tips. That's exactly what actor and golfer Matt Walsh (of HBO's "Veep") receives from Golf Digest's experts.
Fitness Gym Fix: Get Your Swing Back In Sync Synchronization might be the No. 1 determinant in whether you hit a good golf shot. In terms of timing, most swings go awry in the transition from backswing to downswing. Here are two exercises you can do in the gym to train your body to move the way the pros do.
Fitness Gym Fix: Cure Your Slice Golf Digest's Ron Kaspriske demonstrates a great exercise you can do in the gym to train your quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes, abs and obliques to generate proper trunk rotation. You can even do it as a warm-up before you play.