Increase Your Rotational Strength For A More Powerful Golf Swing

 
Every golfer dreams of a fluid, unhindered golf swing. So why do so few of us actually achieve it? The culprit is usually a weak core and poor posture. You should aim for a healthy 60-degree rotation in your trunk if you want to achieve a free, smooth golf swing. Here are two simple exercises that you can perform to improve trunk rotation: 1. Improve Rotational Flexibility Sit straight on a stool with your feet firmly planted on the ground. Hold your golf club across your shoulders. Turn around clockwise as far as you can, till you feel a good stretch....
 

How Power Play Golf Fitness Has Changed The Game

 
The sensational entry into the game by legendary golfer Tiger Woods, at the tender age of 20, introduced power play golf fitness into a game that had traditionally been looked at as a leisure sport where technique was much more important and necessary than any physical fitness or strength. Never before had the world witnessed such a physically fit golfer playing at the highest levels of the game. Research has produced some amazing revelations about Tiger Woods and power play golf fitness. For example it is widely known that golfers can generally achieve a club head speed of 100 M....
 

How Do The Golf Pros Train?

 
Many of the top touring professionals know that winning on the tour today takes much more than a great game of golf. It means understanding every aspect of their physical and mental being and what factors influence their performance. Before any golfer, pro or otherwise, picks up a club, they look at the capability of their body versus the requirements of the swing. What exactly does this mean? Most of us are aware that golf requires rotation at the hip joints, shoulder joints and spine. So, what if a golfer has a very tight low back or any restrictions in their shoulders?...
 

What Can A Golf Exercise Routine Do For Those Who Are Happy With Their Game

 
Can a golf exercise routine be useful to a golfer who is happy with the current quality of their game? You bet it can. While there are many useful benefits of a golf exercise routine to a person's game even when they are happy with their current form, exercises have many other benefits that a golfer can enjoy and benefit from. For example, lower back pains are fairly common on the course. And so is fatigue hence you will see some golfers form deteriorate as the game proceeds. They are simply getting more and more tired....
 

Important Mental Perspective For The Senior Golfer

 
One would be hard pressed to find an individual who isn't feeling an increase in stress and anxiety in these troubled world times. Both domestically and abroad, news reports continually speak to societies across the globe exhibiting signs of higher degrees of uncertainty and instability. In large-scale protests and in individual conversations, there are many who would like to "turn back the clock" to the way things were just a few short years ago. Interestingly, it is especially during these times of tension that we in America have historically turned to sport and recreation as a diversion....
 

Understanding The Physics Of The Golf Swing

 
Some golf players have been able to increase their game tremendously by studying the physics of their golf swing by capturing and analyzing the biomechanics of their golf swing. Biomechanics or Motion Capture Technology (MOCAP) is the mechanical analysis of body motion. Studying and understanding the physics of golf swing by analyzing the biomechanics of your swing can help improve your golf game. This is usually achieved with the help of high speed video technology. The fact is that it is not always very easy to identify specific problems for correction in the golf swing....
 

Golf Tips: The Simple Secret to Solving the Slice

 
The slice is a shot which usually starts off slightly to the left, then swerves to the right in the air. The slice is a common fault that occurs in many beginners game and has to be one of the most frustrating things that can happen to a golfer. In most cases, the slice is uncontrollable and is destructive more often than not resulting in the ball being sent deep into the rough. It is also far more common than the hook which occurs when the ball does the opposite through the air. Ways to cure the slice: Firstly, make sure your body alignment is correct, your shoulders, chest hips and feet should all be parallel to each other as well as parallel to the ball to pin line....
 

Using A Golf Fitness Video Will Save Time And Improve Your Game

 
Using a golf fitness video is a great alternative to going to a gym. Just think of the time you're saving not worrying about what you where or how you look; or driving 20 to 30 minutes to your local gym; and then showering, changing and getting back home. Golfers are realizing that a golf fitness video is a great shortcut to a better game, quickly. The great thing is? you don't have to be young or fit to do it. I have golfers who are in their 70's doing my golf fitness videos. When you're researching golf fitness videos, there are several things to keep in mind....
 

How Playing Short will Save You Strokes

 
It's a pretty simple tip really, but it will help you to lower your scores. What you should get out of this lesson is that short is usually better regarding approach shots, and I'm going to explain a few reasons why I believe this to be true. Let's set the scene. We'll use the same example throughout. Let's say that you usually hit your 8 iron around 150 yards, and you are 160 out. Now, most golfers would probably grab their 7 iron here, and think to themselves, "I'll just take a little off this, and I'll be right on the pin"....
 

Core Strength For Golf

 
When someone talks about core strength, they're referring to the strength of the muscles that go deep within the abs and back attaching to the spine or pelvis. A few of these muscles are the tranversus abdominis(TVA), the muscles of the pelvic floor, the lats and the obliques. The core muscles are the origination point for stability and movement on the golf swing. Stronger core muscles convert to better balance and a more powerful swing. Strength in the core muscles can also prevent injuries to the hips and back....
 
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