More Power in Your Golf Swing
more power in your golf swing, you need to add more strength to your
abdominal muscles and stabilise the muscles that support the spine.
The large muscles in the hips, buttocks and back that generate power
with the smaller muscles helping you maintain consitant contact and
balance through your golf swing.
some exercises that can help you strengthen these areas. Make sure you
do the stretch first before attempting the exercises. Only go as far
as your comfortable maximum for these stretches and exercises.
exercises are general exercises and do not target your individual problem
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on the floor with your right leg out straight in front of you.
Cross your left leg over the right at the knee. Turn to look over
your left shoulder, gently placing tension on the left knee with
your right hand, as your left hand is placed on the floor behind
your left buttock for support. Hold 15 to 20 seconds then release.
Repeat 3 times. Then repeat to other side.
a) Lay face down on the floor with your legs together and a 45
degree bend in your left knee, with your heal directed at the ceiling.
Your toes should be flexed towards the knee. Your elbows must be bent
and hands placed on the floor under your chin at all times. Contract
your left buttock then with abdominal muscles contracted, gently raise
the left leg 45 degrees from the floor and hold for 5 seconds. Repeat
10 to 12 times, then relax for 60 seconds then repeat the set of 10
to 12 reps two more times with the 60 second rest between the sets.
I.e., 3 sets of 10 to 12 reps. Note: Keep the left side isolated.
to other side.
Lay on your right side with slight bend at the knee with the left leg
out straight. Your hips should be stacked on top of each other. Hold
the abdominals tight then gently raise your left leg 45 degrees and
hold for 5 seconds. Do this 10 to 12 times then repeat 2 more sets.
i.e.. 3 sets in total. Then repeat to other side.