Back pain is all too common in golfers. What many are surprised to hear is that – for the most part – it is completely preventable. Additionally, once it’s occurred it’s also almost always treatable without surgery or drugs. And no, this doesn’t mean playing less golf or swinging less than 100 percent. Biomechanically speaking,… Read more »
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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… Read more »
The answer to lower back tightness related to golf might not be what you think: Stretching isn’t the best long-termsolution for a tight lower back. Naturally, this may seem counterintuitive because stretching can feel good and loosen up your back in the moment. But you may not realize that without following the proper short- and long-term protocols,… Read more »