Flexibility

Dynamic Hip Hinge with Core

By at September 19, 2013 | 7:20 pm | 0 Comment

Jeremy Klinkhamer

Hamstring flexibility and hip mobility is critical to maintain spine angles and efficiently hit the golf ball.  In this video I show you how to engage the core while you do dynamic hamstring and hip exercises.  You may even find that your hip mobility improves immediately with the core now being involved.  Please do this […]

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Windshield Wiper Exercise

By at September 11, 2013 | 10:56 pm | 0 Comment

Jeremy Klinkhamer

Hip mobility is always a hot topic for the golf swing.  The hips are responsible for two types of rotation: 1. External, 2. Internal.  In this tip I will show you how to work on internal rotation of your hips.  Internal rotation is important so the pelvis can rotate around a stable trail leg in […]

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Lunge Mechanics

By at September 4, 2013 | 10:16 pm | 3 Comments

Jeremy Klinkhamer

When done correctly, the Lunge is one of the more well-rounded exercises for overall lower body strength, balance, power and flexibility.  When done incorrectly it has the tendency to be very difficult and even painful (especially the knees).  In this tip, I’ll show you an easy way to learn proper Lunge Mechanics.  Once you master […]

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Advancing the Prayer Stretch

By at August 28, 2013 | 11:00 pm | 2 Comments

Jeremy Klinkhamer

I introduced the Prayer Stretch a few weeks ago.  In this video, I advance it by using the same basic set-up but adding a diagonal pattern.  This pattern is great for decompressing the rib cage, mobilizing the shoulder and stretching the latissimus dorsi muscles.  Make sure you stay level to the ground (no torso rotation) […]

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Single Leg Dead Lift

By at August 21, 2013 | 11:07 pm | 4 Comments

Jeremy Klinkhamer

Done correctly, the deadlift is one of the greatest exercises for golf.  This deadlift, in particular, will strengthen and balance your lower body so you can develop that fantastic coil you’ve always wanted.  When done correctly you should feel this exercise in your gluteus maximus (back pocket). Try 8-12 reps and 1-3 sets depending on […]

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Throwing for More Speed and Power

By at August 14, 2013 | 11:22 pm | 5 Comments

Jeremy Klinkhamer

In this video, I take one of the first athletic things you ever learned and put it to use in your Golf Fitness routine. Throwing is fantastic for sequencing our body efficiently.  It’s also great for developing speed and power just like you were a kid again.  In the video I’ll discuss 3 things to […]

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Standing Hip Stretch

By at August 7, 2013 | 10:15 pm | 8 Comments

Jeremy Klinkhamer

Sometimes we just need a nice glute or hip stretch while we’re standing on the golf course, between exercises or even at the office.  In this video I show you the Standing Figure 4 Hip Stretch.  For those of you that need balance support please find a wall to do this.  For those of you […]

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Flexibility – Rolling for Powerless Arms

By at July 31, 2013 | 11:21 pm | 2 Comments

Jeremy Klinkhamer

Rolling is a great way to bring “powerless arms” into your exercise routine.  Rolling properly is a great way to teach yourself what it feels like to sequence a rotational movement from the legs up to the arms just like the golf swing.  We taught ourselves how to roll when we were babies. Therefore, maybe […]

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Add Some Interval Training To Your Workouts

By at July 18, 2013 | 1:39 am | 6 Comments

Jeremy Klinkhamer

Interval, or “Burst”, training has been around for a long time.  Recent trends have led to a lot of research looking at the benefits of exercising this way.  It seems to be that this kind of training is best 1-2x/wk with lots of rest between sets and a relatively low amount of resistance.  The result […]

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The Hip Swivel Exercise

By at July 10, 2013 | 2:05 am | 7 Comments

Jeremy Klinkhamer

The golf swing works well when our body is in good anatomical alignment.  In this video I’ll show you how the hips can pivot properly when our body is in the correct position.  This Hip Swivel exercise can build range of motion, strength, body awareness, balance and speed as you progress through each phase of […]

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