Coaching tip: Feet start at hip width and move to shoulder width without noise as you fall into a squat position. Make sure your knees don't collapse inward, your back is straight and your knees don't move forward.
Complete 5-6 sets of 5 repetitions
Coaching tip: start in a squat position with your thighs parallel to the floor. Explode up driving your weight through your heels. Land back into your starting position of a squat with out making noise with your feet. Hold for three seconds before repeating.
Coaching tip: start with your entire foot on the step, with your arms ready at 90 degrees. Drive your foot forcefully through the step, while also quickly pushing with your back foot on the floor. Land in the alternate position with your feet without making noise.
Hip slide is one of the leading causes in lower back pain in golfers. When golfers have difficulty rotating into their lead hip through impact, they slide their hips towards the target. This causes compression on the right side of the low back and also can cause a left low back injury. The leading cause of this is lack of hip rotation. Improving your hip rotation, will help you turn your hips more and slide less.
Maintaining proper spine angle during your golf swing and at the point of contact is critical in maximizing your power and contact, as well as decreasing lower back pain. 75% of golfers do not maintain a proper spine angle during their swing resulting in mostly pushed or thin shots; and consequently many of them suffer from lower back pain. Core stability plays a key role in allowing you to maintain correct posture during your swing. The medicine ball side toss is a perfect exercise to increase you core stability. Tossing the ball with a powerful golf swing-like motion while keeping your right shoulder tucked under your chin during follow through is a perfect way to both increase core stability and incorporate proper spine angle into your swing. Check out our website for more Golf Fitness tips http://www.eziahp.com