Where are my fellow crazy wild arm hypermobile golfers at? Yes, I'm talking to all of you who feel like it doesn't matter what you do, your arms are in a completely different planet when you swing the club. And that means you're constantly struggling with timing. Always using your hands to square the face … Continue reading If you struggle with Shoulder Stability….you need this exercise!
When it comes to doing any kind of big lift (i.e. deadlift, squat, lunge, clean, etc), it's so important to make sure the pelvis is moving and the hips are prepped for the demand. Beyond that, if you are someone that incorporates kettlebell swings or any kind of dynamic exercise that requires the hips to … Continue reading Two of my favorite hip opening exercises
On a week like this when I will not be swinging very many golf clubs, but I have to keep my rotational patterns intact for my tournament next week, I'm always looking to incorporate a little more "golfish" in to my workouts. As part of my warm up this morning I included this fun little … Continue reading A great way to work on your core stability and torso rotation
Lateral Bounding is one of my all time favorite exercises that I use pretty much every day with myself and with all my clients. In a world where we spend most of our day looking, walking and reaching forward, it's so important to balance that out with some lateral movement. Especially as a golfer it's … Continue reading A great way to build speed and stability with one exercise!
It's fun to do fancy exercises, but the only way to get to those is developing a solid base first. Simplicity is the key to success in the gym in my opinion and when it comes to incorporating rotation, the simpler the better. This is one of my go to exercises that will teach you … Continue reading A great way to challenge stability and mobility
Just stopping in tonight to share with you this super simple Kettlebell circuit that I used this morning as part of my warm up at the golf course! It's nothing fancy, just a good old fashion way of getting the hips moving, stability engaged, and body temperature up. 15 Kettlebell Swings 8 Reverse Lunges R/L … Continue reading Happy Masters Sunday
....is Tall Kneeling! It makes me so sad that this exercise set up is lost in the shuffle so often because it's incredibly effective. But in the quest to make exercises more complicated and crazy, simplicity has disappeared. And that's exactly what Tall Kneeling is, a primary set up that helps force glute engagement, core … Continue reading One of the most underrated training positions….
This morning I was feeling unmotivated and kept putting off getting my reps in. All I really wanted to do was put in a mobile Starbucks order and crush the morning bun that tastes awesome after it's warmed up! The reality is that I'm a morning person, and if I don't get my workout in … Continue reading Got 10 minutes? Give this quick Kettlebell circuit a try!
There is a bit of a debate in my industry when it comes to whether or not exercises that look like a golf swing are actually helpful. As with most things in life, people seem to fall somewhere on the far extremes of this conversation. But in my mind, the truth of the issue lies … Continue reading The good, the bad and the “golfish”