Golf Digest – How To Train For Longer Tee Shots

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Ron Kaspriske, Fitness Editor, Golf Digest

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But from a physical perspective, working on being able to stabilize the upper body while initiating the transition with the lower-body would be one key area.


What muscles should I specifically train to hit longer tee shots?
Distance is a byproduct of many variables such as swing mechanics, centeredness of contact and spin rate. But from a physical perspective, working on being able to stabilize the upper body while initiating the transition with the lower-body would be one key area. Use anti-rotation/rotary stability exercises for the core to do this. I would also work on your glutes. EMG studies have shown that the glutes are the only muscle in the body firing 100 percent during the downswing.


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