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Stationary Golf Swing with Medicine Ball

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Stationary Golf Swing with Medicine Ball

Swing the medicine ball as if you are making a three-quarters golf swing.

Courtesy of Perform Better Golf, Inc.; used with permission
Instructions
  • Assume your golf posture.
  • Hold medicine ball where you would normally hold club.
  • Begin slowly rocking your shoulders back and forth as if swinging club.
  • Stay connected with the triangle of your shoulders, arms, and hands.
  • Slowly increase range until shoulders are almost to 90 degrees.
  • Repeat.
Benefits To The Golf Swing
  • Greatly increases power output during swing.
  • Develops golf-specific muscles directly involved with swing.
  • Promotes a stable base and more consistent ball striking.
  • Improves distance and accuracy due to overloading body with weight while simulating the golf swing.

Your clubhead speed and driving distance will go up noticeably and quickly if you do this exercise consistently. You can do this exercise in the convenience of your home 2-3 times per week.

Go slow with any new exercise you have not performed in the past. Check with your physician before undertaking any new physical training program.

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