Posts Categorized: Golf Training

4 Key Differences between Junior and Adult Golfers

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Many golf and fitness pros have a lot of experience with training adults. At Evolution, we are lucky to work with both adults and young athletes. It gives us a good advantage when working with different populations. The main underlying theme of training young athletes is that they are not mini adults. The way that […]

5 Single Leg Strength Exercises for Golf

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One thing that I have worked on a lot with my golf swing this year is staying balanced in my swing. Golfers need to be able to stay balanced to hit the ball well. Falling out of a swing requires great hand eye coordination to hit the ball remotely OK. There is a huge misunderstanding […]

Should you Drink Coffee before Golf?

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Personally, I do not like drinking coffee right before playing golf. And I love coffee. Every time that I have it on the way to the course, I do not like the way that it makes me swing. I feel like I rush, swing too hard, and move too quickly with the club. The battle […]

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 […]