3 Ways to Train Your Core for Golf

3 Ways to Train Your Core for Golf

Perhaps one of the biggest changes in the golf world today is the increased emphasis on fitness for golf. Tour professionals and amateurs alike are practicing regular fitness routines specifically targeted for golf. The results are more powerful golf swings and more consistent performance on the course.

Physical training should be a compliment to your complete process of development as a player. While the majority of golfers are now being educated as to the importance of “core” conditioning and its benefits to your game, let’s take a look at the various ways to train this area of your body.

Why train the core for golf?

When someone talks about their “core”, they’re referring to the muscles that go deep within the abs and back attaching to the spine or pelvis. A few of these muscles are the tranversus abdominis(TVA), the muscles of the pelvic floor, the lats and the obliques. The core muscles are the origination point for stability and movement in the golf swing. Stronger core muscles convert to better balance and a more powerful swing. They act to produce power, stabilization and transference of energy.

However, did you know there are various types of core exercises? Here’s a few to try.


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