Getting good range of motion back in your hips should be a prime goal of any golfer. The only problem is that this is no easy task. Usually manual therapy, combined with exercises that force the hip to go through a full range of motion tends to be the best treatment.
Here is a great exercise that will help get better motion in your hips. I call it seated 90/90:
Your golf instructor can fix your ball flight, your golf fitness instructor will fix your movement and swing efficiency. Before any golfer begins a sport-specific performance program, I highly recommend a golf fitness assessment that tests extensively your range of motion, strength, balance and flexibility. Once the evaluation is completed, you will have a better understanding of which physical limitations are directly affecting your swing efficiency and golf performance.
After assessing the “total picture” of your body, I then recommend a golf-specific fitness program to help you optimize your golf performance. A regular golf-fitness exercise program will not only improve your game but is absolutely necessary for maintaining good health.
It’s time to take advantage of the upcoming months, get your golf fitness assessment today!
Healthier Body = Better Game!
Certified Golf Fitness Instructor through the Titleist Performance Institute
Chris Ownbey is the Director of Golf Fitness for Golden Bear Golf Center in Carrollton Texas.
Questions on how to receive your golf fitness assessment:
Visit www.chrisownbeygolf.com or call 214-457-9684