Flexibility

Lunge Twist

By at December 4, 2013 | 11:33 pm | 0 Comment

Jeremy Klinkhamer

Once again, lower body stability is the theme.  This time we dive into the lunge.  The lunge has been a long-time favorite in the fitness world but has been criticized by many because it can cause knee pain when done incorrectly (which is very often in my opinion).  In light of this, I’ve put you […]

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Exercises to Increase Clubhead Speed

By at November 27, 2013 | 12:00 pm | 10 Comments

Jeremy Klinkhamer

In this tip we’ll review a core workout I started with you a few months ago.  Hopefully you’ve been working on your Plank technique and seeing some results from your efforts.  Strength, coordination and endurance from this area of your body will result in injury prevention and improved performance.  If your Plank has improved it’s […]

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Strengthening the Powerhouse of Your Golf Swing

By at November 20, 2013 | 12:00 pm | 5 Comments

Jeremy Klinkhamer

Now that you’ve been working on finding your glutes it’s time to get them stronger.  Bridges are one of the easiest looking glute exercises to do but difficult to do correctly.  This video should help you learn the correct sequence of events to get what Titleist Performance Institute calls the “King” of the golf swing […]

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Increase Your Turn With These Spine Mobility Exercises

By at November 13, 2013 | 12:33 am | 4 Comments

Jeremy Klinkhamer

The thoracic spine is an extremely important area to stretch. It’s made up of the central 12 vertebrae of the spine and it’s job is to rotate our torso, ie the “shoulder turn” of the backswing. But before you get too excited to rotate , do yourself a favor and work in a straight-plane first […]

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Shoulder Tap Plank Exercise

By at November 6, 2013 | 11:18 pm | 1 Comments

Jeremy Klinkhamer

Golf Digest recently had some “better workout options” for golf.  One of their suggestions was to do a Plank instead of the classic Crunch.  I agree.  Planks build core stability without changing spine angles.  Core stability is how we maintain posture and transfer energy from the body into the club.  In this tip I’ll show […]

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Bottom Up Exercise

By at October 30, 2013 | 1:29 am | 2 Comments

Jeremy Klinkhamer

Hitting golf balls isn’t an easy thing on the body.  Between wet grass, sand, mishits and practice mats we can really put a lot of stress on our arms.  This stress goes to joints, ligaments, muscles and tendons throughout the upper body.  All of these areas can be strengthened through resistance training.  The Bottom Up […]

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Exercise To Increase Your Shoulder Turn

By at October 23, 2013 | 9:06 pm | 4 Comments

Jeremy Klinkhamer

Torso rotation is an essential piece of the power puzzle in everyone’s golf swing.  Often times the lateral structures of the torso, i.e. facet joints, rib cage, latissimus dorsi are obstructing our ability to rotate properly.  In this video I’ll show you a quick tip to increase the rotational flexibility of your spine by adding […]

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How To Increase Hip Separation In the Downswing

By at October 16, 2013 | 12:00 pm | 14 Comments

Jeremy Klinkhamer

Getting the lower body to start the downswing and “clear” through the impact zone is difficult for a lot of golfers.  Once we get the proper flexibility, the body then needs to be educated on the proper skills to get this done.  Lower body dissociation is the ability to move the lower body separately of […]

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Cross Body Reach

By at October 9, 2013 | 12:17 am | 2 Comments

Jeremy Klinkhamer

There are certain times during our day when we just don’t want to get down on the ground to stretch, especially on the golf course.  In this tip I’ll show you how to do a version of the Cross Body Roll to accomplish just that.  With the Cross Body Reach you can use your driver, […]

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How To Gain More Power Through Better Hip Mobility

By at October 2, 2013 | 10:43 pm | 7 Comments

Jeremy Klinkhamer

Efficient power in the golf swing starts with the lower body.  Here are some simple ways to get more hip flexibility to feel better and play better.  With this tip we tackle flexibility of the hamstrings, hip flexors and hip rotators.  Remember to start stretches with a light intensity and increase it as your body […]

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