Glute and T-Spine Mobility Combo

I’ve been using this combo a lot lately. Especially for golf, it seems to hit everything. In the video I show two ways of doing it. If you feel like you are getting too much in the shoulder and not the upper back, put the hand behind the back as in the second example. You […]

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Cross Training for Golf

Golf has certainly evolved in many ways. Look at the pros on top lately: Koepka, Thomas, Rory, Dustin Johnson…… They are all strong, well built, and athletic. To compete at a high level, whether it be pro or your weekend municipal course, being an athlete before a golfer will help your game. This means doing […]

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Single Leg Hip Raise Off a Bench with Band

The single leg hip raise off a bench is a great way to fire up the glutes and get hip extension power. This is also where a lot of your power will come from. 2 Things: First, practice with 2 feet on the ground. Be sure that the body is only hinging at the hips, […]

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Potato Sack Squat

Strength coach Dan John talks about a continuum when it comes to a deadlift versus a squat. Click HERE to see the image. Basically, nothing is black and white. Some moves are in between a pure deadlift and a squat. The potato sack squat is right in the middle, because you can see a lot […]

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Weight to Teach Rotation

In certain instances, more weight can actually be easier to teach a certain concept. Here is one of them, with regards to rotation while keeping your shoulders down. I am not a fan of mimicking a golf swing in the gym-I think golf should be golf. However, we want to have carryover concepts. […]

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Curls as a Plank

When you think of core work, crunches, sit ups, and planks may come to mind. However, one big function of the midsection is to prevent movement. A bicep curl is a great example. As the weight gets away from your body, during the middle of the movement, you have to use more muscles to keep […]

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Side Lying Lateral Raise

Shoulders are always a tricky one. Not just for golf, but also for general fitness. They are a finicky joint, and one that many of us have issues with. One major issue is compensation by the traps, or “shrugging” the shoulders when doing shoulder exercises. This leads to poor mechanics and knots in the upper […]

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3 Great Exercises for a Full Body Workout

Side Plank With Band Resistance   For general core strength this is a great one. Especially for golf-this helps get a lot of the spine stabilizers involved and it can also be great for strong shoulders. I use this a lot after we master the side plank. Simply attach a band at a low anchor […]

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Walkout with Hip Wag

This version of the walkout adds in a lateral stretch, where you’ll get a lat or even a hip stretch. The walkout itself is great to teach core stability, shoulder stability, and get a little hamstring stretch. So on the way up and down, be sure to try and NOT move the hips and make […]

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