Get Dynamic With Your Core Workout

You need control of your torso as you swing, and the core muscles provide that. But if they aren't trained to provide stability while moving, that job just got a lot tougher. Dynamic training is a very good idea for golfers and these three exercises are a great place to start.

Released on 7/8/2016

Transcript

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(upbeat music)
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Hey, I'm Ben Shear here for Fitness Fridays
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with Ryan and Joe at Athletic Edge.
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This is part three of our multi-planer core series.
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In part one we did some static core exercises
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for stability of all three planes of motion
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in the half kneel position.
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In part two, Joe showed us how to do them
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in a standing position.
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And here we are in part three.
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We're gonna add some dynamic stability
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or some movement to those same things
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we've been teaching you along the way.
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So what I have Ryan doing here,
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we're gonna start with our anti-rotation exercise.
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So like always, he's in a position here
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where the band is trying to pull him in rotation
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towards Joe and what Ryan's gonna do,
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is he's gonna try to keep those hands directly in front
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while he goes through a back lunge sequence.
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So he's getting a little bit of strength
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in the lower body.
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He's getting an anti-rotation core stability
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at the exact same time.
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This is a great way to add some dynamics
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to your movements.
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From there what I'm gonna have Ryan do
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is take his arms directly up overhead.
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This is our anti side bend.
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Show side bend again.
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So he's trying not to get bent that way
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and he's not gonna adjust too much towards me.
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So he's gonna do a side lunge towards me.
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Good, keeping those hands directly overhead.
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Nice and now again we're working even lower body strength
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in that frontal plane while we're working the core
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in that same plane.
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The last one we're gonna do
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is our anti-extension or the sagittal plane.
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I'm not gonna let Ryan get hyper-extended.
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Show hyper-extension or flex forward.
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And here he's gonna go into a lunging position.
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So he's gonna come forward lunge.
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And feel like his arms stay directly over his head.
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Chest stays nice and tall
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as he does his lunge.
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This is a great way to eliminate getting pulled back.
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This is some great way to build lower body strength
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and core stability simultaneously
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in a dynamic fashion.
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This will help you increase your club head speed,
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increase your strength,
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as well as prevent your injuries.
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