Fitness Friday: Draw Exercise

Golf Digest fitness editor Ron Kaspriske demonstrates an exercise program that will help you hit a draw off the tee.

Released on 8/27/2015

Transcript

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So if you really want to hit a draw
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and get rid of that slice
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you've got to prep your body by working on the areas
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that allow it to make that hip bump
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and let that club swing through from in to out.
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The first exercise I'm going to show you
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is just an oblique side bend.
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So you're going to take a weighted bar,
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or a golf club if you don't have a weighted bar,
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bring it right above your head
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and then just bend to each side.
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Try not to go forward or backward.
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Just make a lateral bend to each side
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each time increasing your range of motion.
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Now I use the weighted bar because it helps
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not only with the mobility of the obliques,
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but it also strengthens them.
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That's exercise number one.
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Exercise number two is just a lateral squat.
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So you're going to get in a stance
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considerably wider than shoulder width with your feet.
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Put your hands across your chest like this
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and then just slowly squat into each leg.
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Let that leg support the weight of your body,
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your butt is going to move backwards.
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Just like that.
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And that's going to help train you so
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when you have to make that hip bump to hit that draw
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it's going to work.
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That's it for this week, thanks for watching.
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See you next Friday.
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