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.

Released on 12/23/2016

Transcript

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So two areas in the gym where golfers
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should spend a lot of time
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is working on their core and also working
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on hip flexibility, particularly internal rotation
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of the hip, hugely important in the golf swing.
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Well I've come up with an exercise
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on this Physio Ball right here
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that does both at the same time.
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It's a one stop shop.
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Watch, I'll show you how to do it.
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So get into a plank position on the Physio Ball,
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arms stretched out just like I am
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resting on my forearms.
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Now you want to keep your spine in a neutral position.
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I don't wanna raise my head up or dip it down.
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You feel like your back's staying nice and flat.
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Now from here, I'm gonna raise my knees up
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and the goal is, I don't wanna hit the ball.
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So I want them to cross over.
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I'm rotating my hips internally inward
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trying to miss the ball
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while my core muscles really try to keep me stable
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on this unstable surface.
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It's a one stop shop for core strengthening
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and internal hip rotation.
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Try it at home.
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(upbeat music)
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