An essential component for maintaining posture through impact and generating effortless power, make sure your golf fitness program includes a lot of side-bends. More importantly, increasing oblique stability (side abdominal muscles . . .aka: ‘love handles’) will keep your back safe, upper-body and lower-body in proper sequence, and add more distance to your drives . . . and your ‘love handles’ will be ready for swimsuit season!
Dodie Mazzuca is the author of “Golf Sutras: Lessons for Transforming the Mental Game with Yoga’s Inner Wisdom” and founder of Golf PROformance. She teaches golf and Mindfulness for Golf programs in Santa Cruz, CA.