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Strengthen Your Hip Abductor Muscles for a Better Weight Shift

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Hip Strength Exercise
Hip Rotation and Weight Shift

Use fitness bands to strengthen your hips for a better weight shift.

Courtesy of Golf Fitness Magazine; used with permission
To strengthen your hip muscles, try this abductor exercise:

  • Stand on a resistance band with your feet shoulder-width apart as if you were standing in your address position.
  • Hold an end of the band in each hand and pull-up until the band is taut.
  • Shift your weight to the right as you lift your left leg out to the side as high as you can.
  • Return to the starting position.
  • Do three sets of 12 repetitions.
  • Repeat exercise on other leg to avoid muscle imbalances.
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