'Hip hinge' for a better setup position
The Hip Hinge exercise presents a foundational movement for much of the GOLFFOREVER program—and it’s also foundational to the setup position in golf. A good golf swing begins with a good setup, and by practicing this exercise, you’ll learn how to move from the hips rather than your lumbar spine, which is essential for generating a powerful swing that doesn’t hurt your back.
As you practice this exercise, keep in mind that this type of movement can translate to any exercise or activity that involves squatting. In golf, this can directly relate to situations like safely teeing your ball or retrieving your ball from the cup.
- This exercises practices foundational elements for your golf setup position
- Teaches you to move from the hips rather than your lumbar spine
- This movement can translate to many other activities in life as well as golf
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