Golf Fitness | Movement

A Little Move that Means a Lot

Let me give it to you up front. The little move that means a lot is the hip hinge. First, let’s take a look at what it is. A hip hinge takes place if you bend over in such a way as to keep your spine straight except for the natural curves, and your butt…

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ABS? CORE? What’s the Difference?

GOLF GAME RESULTS: LONGER DRIVES. When we work our abs, the idea is to strengthen the large abdominal muscles that help us flex forward, or twist our torso.  If we want to take it a step further, we can work our transverse abdominus, the muscle that is activated when we do leg lifts.  Working all…

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Body Awareness

GOLF GAME RESULTS: GREATER GOLF SWING PRECISION AND ACCURACY.As we all know, the game of golf requires a great deal of concentration, precision, and “feel” in order to pull off a decent shot. But are we aware of what our bodies are doing, or where the glitches are that may be preventing us from hitting…

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Stretching Before Golf: Research Update

GOLF GAME RESULTS: LONGER DRIVES.These days more and more is being written about the value of stretching before engaging in any athletic activity. Indeed, scientists are beginning to look more closely at supposed benefits of stretching, and have begun to challenge the conventional wisdom that recommends stretching before partaking in any sport. Previously, stretching before…

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Stretching: Technique Can Make a Difference

GOLF GAME RESULTS: GREATER DISTANCE.One of the mainstays of golf fitness is stretching. In this case, stretching serves many purposes. Stretching can give your movements a greater range of motion that can translate to greater club head speed. It can help to bring more blood flow to tissues and lubricant to joints, which makes for…