Strength and conditioning coach and keen golfer Jamie Greaves talks through 7 of the best upper body and arm exercises for golf you can try at home.
A ‘good shoulder turn’. It’s a term we often hear in relation to the golf swing. However, it’s not the shoulders doing the turning – rather, it’s the upper body that turns, and the ‘shoulders come along for the ride’. That’s how strength and conditioning coach, Jamie Greaves, views it, although that’s not to underestimate […]
If there’s one thing we’d all like to have more of, it’s extra yards – perhaps as much as an extra 20 or 30, especially off the tee. Well, it’s very much achievable – and you don’t necessarily have to fork out hundreds of pounds on the latest driver, drastically change your swing, or put […]
There are several health benefits of playing golf, from both a physical and mental perspective. People of all ages enjoy better all-round health from playing the sport, according to recent research from The University Of Edinburgh which reviewed 5,000 studies in golf. This research found that golfers typically burn a minimum of 500 calories per […]
With The Open fast approaching, the golf world has been abuzz after Jason Dufner’s recent performance at the Memorial Tournament. The 33-year-old from Utah seemed dead and buried after a third-round 77, but took advantage of a calamitous final round from three-shot leader Daniel Summerhays to grab his very first PGA Tour title. His secret? […]
There are hundreds of ways to pick up an injury as a golfer. From pulling something picking up the ball, to twanging a nerve during a practise swing, there are too many to mention. But sometimes, there are golfing injuries almost too bizarre to believe. Here are just a few of them… Jack Newton […]