Fitness Friday – Golf Exercises to Improve Hip Flexibility

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Kirk Adams of Golf & Body NYC is back again this week with another Fitness Friday segment to help you improve hip flexibility which will lead to more distance on the golf course. Having better hip flexibility can help prevent common swing flaws like early extension, slide, sway, and hanging back while at the same time taking stress off your …


Is Your Obsession With Distance Holding You Back?

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It’s no secret that maximum driving distance is something every amateur golfer strives for. It’s as if carrying 300 yards off the tee validates your status as a “better player” among amateur golfers and separates you from the weekend hackers.  And there’s nothing wrong with distance; it can be a weapon that helps take your game to the next level. …


Fitness Friday – 5 Exercises for Better Upper and Lower Body Separation

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Every golfer knows that separating the upper and lower body is the key to a powerful golf swing. Upper and lower body separation is basically your ability to create a difference between the amount of upper body and lower body rotation you have in your back swing and down swing. A greater ability to create this separation can improve the …


Fitness Friday – 4 Excellent Core Exercises for Golfers

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In this new golf fitness segment, Kirk Adams, Director of Fitness at Golf & Body NYC, takes your questions from The Golf Podcast Facebook Group, and answers them with specific exercises you can use to improve your golf game. This week Kirk shows us four core exercises to help you build a stronger core that will allow you to better …

Golf Pre Season Check Up

Get Your Golf Game Ready with a Pre-Season Check Up

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The snow is finally (hopefully) gone, the ground is starting to thaw out, and temperatures are starting to creep above the mid-40s. While ~15 years ago this would’ve signaled the first chance I’d get to toss a baseball outside, it now represents the beginning of golf season here in the Northeast.  And while you should’ve been doing something in the off-season to …

Staying in Golf Shape at Your Desk

Staying in “Golf Shape” at Your Desk

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Like a New Year’s Resolution, I’m sure most of us have made a conscious effort to get in better “golf shape” during the off-season. Whether that means hitting the weight room, torturing yourself on a treadmill, sneaking in some stretching/yoga/mobility work, or just practicing your chipping and putting on the living room carpet, it’s important that you remain committed to …

Enhance Your Golf Swing with Crossover Symmetry

Enhance Your Shoulders & Swing with Crossover Symmetry

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While playing high school and college baseball, I remember my coaches treating overhead shoulder exercises like the black plague. Everyone lived in a constant state of fear that at any moment an overhead dumbbell press, either because of too much weight or poor form, could ruin your shoulder and sideline you for the season.  And while I no longer play baseball, …