Posts Categorized: Golf Training

4 Tips to Improve Rotation for Golf

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I was on Twitter the other night and someone that I follow (@fit_for_golf) put a poll out. He was looking for topics that people were interested in, in regards to golf fitness. The response was heavy on mobility and/or stretching. I immediately thought two things. One is that I was surprised because there is a […]

3 Core Exercises to Improve Shoulder Flexibility for Golf

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Shoulder range of motion is one of the more underrated things to screen for in fitness, especially for golfers. This one test can give us valuable information about what exercises should or should not be done in the weight room. If a golfer cannot reach overhead without compensation, then they should not press weights overhead […]

Releasing the Hips to Improve Rotation for Golf

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We have a fairly short post today but it is heavy on videos. I have wanted to make a video on releasing the hips for some time because it is really hard to explain through text.  I think releasing the hips is something that a lot of golfers need to do but not enough do […]

Adding Balance to Strength Training for Golf

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Balance seems to be all the rage when it comes to training for golf. Thousands of people are exposed to exercises that are done on unstable surfaces. This is not good training for golf balance. Things that you cannot argue with me: Golf is played on the grass The grass does not react to the […]

The Difference between Golf Lessons and Fitness

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This year I have decided to get much more serious about my golf preparation for the upcoming season. And yes, this meant hiring a coach. I have been really happy with the last month of progress. The feel off of the ball has been incredible with pretty much every club. Now, we just need the […]

Improving Rotation for Golf

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Golf is a rotational sport and has many strength and mobility demands. Rotation is really important in both the hips and the upper back. Good rotational ability helps make for a better swing and results with your shots. Rotation is influenced by a couple of different factors. Hips Hip mobility is a big one. During […]

Improving Hip Stability and Mobility for Golf

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The hips play a huge role in the golf swing. I know ground breaking, right? I have noticed this in my game because I have been doing lessons the last two weeks. So far, my dynamic stance has been a mess with the longer clubs. I was rolling my back foot into crazy supination on […]

3 Steps to More Power in your Golf Swing

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It’s Tiger Week. Hopefully this becomes a thing where we do not have to celebrate each individual week and he can continue to play at a high level. Nevertheless its exciting to see him back on the course. Now, he just needs to make the cut and have a good showing this weekend. One of […]

Do Golfers Need Yoga?

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This is what I came up with when I googled the definition of yoga: a Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely practiced for health and relaxation. I think those are pretty good things for most people. In general, […]

Overhead Exercises are Overrated for Golfers

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Overhead pressing and overhead exercises are some of the most overrated and overused movements in the gym. This is mostly due to the fact that they are classics that everyone is familiar with. And just to clarify, there is nothing wrong with the actual exercises themselves. They are fine. Many people benefit from pressing overhead, […]