woman performing rotational training exercise to help golf game

Golf is a game of skill. But it’s also a game that requires the body to produce a significant amount of twisting (also known as rotational) force. From the ankles and knees through the back, hips and shoulders, twisting force transfers from the ground up and culminates in the club producing fast speeds that enable…

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Justin Leonard hitting golf irons follow through

What’s the foundation of a good golf exercise program? And how can you build on it to maximize all the benefits that come with exercising? These are important questions. We say the ultimate objective of exercise is to improve movement. Movement is the body’s ability to navigate in every direction with control of all of…

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3 golfers standing on fairway

In golf-specific fitness training, it’s pretty common to see exercises such as deadlifts, lunges, cleans and kettlebell swings. These exercises build the big muscles — quadriceps, hamstrings and gluteals — that contribute to powerful hip extension force for a more explosive swing. When performed correctly and advanced progressively, all of these exercises have their place…

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