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Plank With Opposite Lift
By Jeremy Klinkhamer | on July 4, 2018 | 4 Comments |
4 Responses to “Plank With Opposite Lift”
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July 4, 2018pastorjohnbutcher
Yes, this is one of my favorites. Is this one worth doing a lot for golfers? What specifically am I achieving by doing this HARD exercise?
Thanks again for helping us stay fit!
July 5, 2018Jeremy Klinkhamer
Besides being challenging, this exercise is working on strength and stability of hip/abdominal/spinal muscles which translate energy from the lower body to the upper body as it relates to the golf swing. An efficient golfer isn’t just acceleration. Biomechanics has opened our eyes to something called segmental stabilization which explains how people can capitalize on proper sequencing of the body in many athletic movements. Jumping tends to require more linear musculature to do this whereas golf requires more rotational musculature hence the ‘opposite’ lift in this exercise.
Jeremy Klinkhamer, PT
July 19, 2018StevenSchelkun
This is a good one, Jeremy. O have incorporated itintomy work-out.
July 19, 2018Jeremy Klinkhamer
Smart to add this, Steve. Great lumbar stabilizer. See you at your next session!