Improve your fitness and your golf game with these drills you can do at home
With a lot of gyms still closed or with limited access available, one piece of at-home equipment has become vitally important for golfers who want to keep working on their fitness:
“A lot of the questions I getting a lot now are, ‘What can I do for my golf game just using bands,’” said Mike Hansen, owner of Hansen Fitness for Golf in Irvine.
6 mobility exercises for golfers over 60
If you’re a golfer in your 60s and your swing isn’t as smooth as it used to be, you’re not alone.
Mike Hansen, the owner of Hansen Fitness for Golf in Irvine, has worked with thousands of sexagenarians and says there are typically three areas of the game that they struggle with: mobility, stability, and balance.
In this video, Hansen will take you through his top six drills for golfers over 60 to help improve those important areas of your game.
Become a better golfer with these moves
You don’t always need a set of weights for a good golf workout. In fact, you can get one with a just a rubber band.
In this video, Mike Hansen of Hansen Fitness for Golf in Irvine, shows you his three best band exercises to improve your golf game.
Follow along this 30-minute routine to improve your flexibility and your game
If you want to crush the ball and hit it far like the tour pros, there’s two things you need to have: flexibility and mobility.
In the following video, Mike Hansen of Hansen Fitness for Golf in Irvine, will take you through a 30-minute routine that is designed to assist in those areas by targeting the joints and muscles that are most important for your body and golf game.
Improve your body and your game with a 30-minute routine you can do at home
In times like these, it’s nice to have a golf workout routine that you can do at home in 30 minutes.
In the video above, Mike Hansen of Hansen Fitness for Golf in Irvine, will take you through a half-hour workout that will help improve your body and your game.
5 cardiovascular exercises to improve your heart, health and golf game
Cardiovascular fitness may not be on the top of every golfer’s list – after all, most of us travel around in golf carts.
But getting your body moving and performing exercises that increase your cardio activity can benefit your heart, body, health, mind, and golf game, according to Mike Hansen of Hansen Fitness for Golf in Irvine.
3 stretching exercises to help you make a better shoulder turn
If you struggle to get a a full shoulder turn in your backswing, you’re not alone.
Two of the biggest mistakes most golfers make when they take the club back are tilting or leaning, according to Mike Hansen of Hansen Fitness for Golf in Irvine.
3 tips to increase your swing speed
If you want to increase your distance, there’s one thing you definitely have to have more of: speed.
In this video, you’ll learn three exercises you can use to help increase your swing speed, which will help you hit the ball further.
3 ways to stay loose during your round
If you’ve ever experienced tightness or stiffness during a round of golf, then you’re familiar with the following scenario:
You’re playing well, swinging smooth, about to reach the turn, and then suddenly you tense up and can’t even take the club back without pain and discomfort.
Well, you don’t have to let your good round go to waste.
3 tips to improve your posture at setup
If you’re setup looks less like Tiger Woods and more like the Hunchback of Notre Dame, then it’s time to straighten out your issues with posture.
One thing golfers can do at the gym or at home to improve their game, according to Mike Hansen of Hansen Fitness for Golf in Irvine, is to refine their posture at setup.
“Having a good, athletic posture with all your joints aligned in the proper position can help cure many of the faults you have in your swing,” Hansen says.
In the video, you will receive three tips on how you can achieve better posture, and create a more fluid and powerful swing.
–– Mike Hansen owns and operates Hansen Fitness for Golf, which specializes in training golfers of all abilities. For more information, call (949) 251-0533.
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