The glutes are the most important muscle in golf, that's why they are commonly referred to as the “King of the Golf Swing”. This week I will be showing you some of my favorite glute activation exercises guaranteed to help you hit the ball further and reduce your aches and pains!
In golf, having a rounded upper back at setup (also known as C posture) limits your ability to rotate during the golf swing, limiting your backswing and forcing you to develop compensations. This week I will be showing you my favorite exercises that will help you correct your posture to reduce your risk of injury and improve your golf performance.
This week, our special guest, Domenic Pompile PT, CSCS, will be answering all of your shoulder related questions and demonstrating exercises that will help you improve your shoulder function and scapular stability. In turn, these small changes will translate into a much more efficient golf swing and a reduced risk of injury!
Everyone wants to increase their swing speed and gain a few extra yards at the golf course! This week I will be showing you a workout that will help you accomplish this. I will be combining general fitness exercises with more specific golf swing movements that will help you gain the strength and speed necessary.
This week I will be showing you some of the best medicine ball exercises that you can do at the gym to improve your golf swing. Develop rotary power, upper/lower body separation, and core control with these exercises.
Lower back injuries are the most common in golfers worldwide, and in a large percentage of cases it comes from weakness and lack of mobility in key areas of the body.This week, Domenic Pompile from Vado Physical Therapy in Delray Beach FL, is showing us his favorite exercises to fix and prevent lower back pain.
We all want a few extra yards out at the golf course! Thankfully for us, developing the skills necessary to increase our swing speed can be acquired at the gym or home! This week I will be showing you a few exercises that will help increase your distance at the golf course. We will be working on core stability, strength, anti-rotation, glute activation, glute strength, weight transfer, and proper hip movement during the golf swing!
Are you stuck indoors all day but you can't get golf out of your mind? This week, I will be showing you a simple golf workout that you can do at home without any equipment. It doesn't matter if you are a beginner or a fitness buff, I will be showing you the best beginner and advanced modifications so that you can customize your golf workout to fit your needs!
To help you out this holiday season, I have gathered a list of the best gifts for golfers! As a golfer myself, I would be thrilled to see these gifts in my stocking! I have picked these items because they are fun, innovative, high quality, budget friendly, and guaranteed to make the golfers in you life happy!
This week I am going to be showing you the best stretches for your golf swing that you can do right before teeing off using only your golf cart! You will no longer have an excuse not to stretch during, before, and after your round!
There are many reasons why your shoulder rotation might be “stuck”. This week we are going through a series of exercises to help you regain the mobility necessary for the perfect golf swing rotation. Increase your shoulder turn during the golf swing with these exercises.
In today’s video I will be showing you some of the best plank variations that will teach your body how to prevent excessive rotation, extension, and side bending! All of these exercises will also translate to faster swing speeds and more distance at the golf course!
Do you want to learn what exercises you can do to eliminate your shoulder pain and regain the mobility of your shoulder? Have you ever wondered why your shoulder pops and cracks when your workout? This week, Scott Miller from Miller Physical Therapy in Delray Beach, FL is going to be answering all your shoulder related questions.
Casting, also known as early release, refers to the early release of the wrists during the downswing (like casting a fishing rod). More than 50% of golfers cast their golf club during their golf swing weakening their impact position and reducing their power and consistency.
Swaying and sliding during the golf swing is a lot more common than you think. About 40% of golfers sway, while 32% of golfers slide. This week we are going to discuss a few of the reasons you are moving laterally during the swing and I will be giving you a few exercises to help you get rid of that annoying sway or slide.
Welcome to the second episode of “Ask the Golf Doctor”. Dr. Todd Rodman from Sports Chiropractic and Natural Health Solutions in Boca Raton, FL is joining us this week to talk about one of the most popular injury in golfers: elbow pain.
A lot of the habits and activities that you do on a daily basis could be having catastrophic effects on your golf swing. The following habits create imbalances in your muscles and change the way your body moves. If you are a golfer and you do a lot of the following activities, you should start incorporating some the proposed solutions into your daily routine.
In this week’s video I will be showing you some of the best upper body exercises that you should start incorporating into your routine. These exercises will help you develop the abilities and mobility necessary for a good golf swing. They will also improve your health, posture, and reduce your risk of injury.
Welcome to our first ever “Ask The Golf Doctor” segment. I have asked the best sports medicine, physical therapy, and chiropractic doctors to answer YOUR questions. This week, we will be chatting with Dr. Scott Hoar from Mobility 4 Life in Boynton Beach, Florida. He will be teaching us why it is harder for us to rotate as we age, how lack of rotation affects our golf swing, and how we can regain and prevent the ability to rotate in the golf swing!
Tightness in specific regions of the upper body can be the cause behind a lot of golf swing mistakes. If you are having a hard time rotating, experiencing low back pain after golfing, or developing bad posture during your golf swing setup, these key upper body stretches are perfect for you!
We all know that power in the golf swing comes from the hips, but do you ever feel like your hips are stuck and not moving the way they are supposed to? In this week’s video we are going to talk about hip movement during the golf swing and the requirements we need to meet to maximize the speed and power of our hip turn.
Your body imbalances and habits could be to blame for your early extension, and no amount of golf lessons will permanently fix the problem until you address and correct these issues. Let’s take a look at some exercises that will help you get rid of this problem for good.
Learn my favorite single leg exercises that will help you correct your muscular imbalances, challenge your balance and core, improve your stability, and help you generate more power and distance at the golf course!
Neck pain sucks! Period! Many factors such as stress, bad posture, overactive muscles, sleeping in the wrong position, and playing golf can contribute to your neck pain and tightness. This week I will be showing you how your tight neck can be messing up your golf swing, and what you can do to finally get some relief.
Your grip is the only point of contact between your body and the golf club; however, grip strength is an ability often ignored by amateur golfers around the world.This week I will be showing you some of my favorite “carry” exercises that will work out your core and increase your grip strength at the same time!
Poor balance could be to blame for the weight shift/transfer issues in your golf swing. If you sway, slide, hang back, early extend, or have a reverse spine angle, your bad balance might be to blame. Learn how to fix it today!
Would you believe me if I told you there is a workout tool that will help you gain muscle, lose fat, improve your cardio and get better at golf all at the same time? Let me introduce you to one of my favorite fitness tools, the battle ropes!