As the demand for power continues to rise, golfers are racing to boost their lower body strength. There may be no exercise more effective than split squats to do just that.
The importance of a strong lower body for a good golf swing is no longer a secret, but trainers and golfers have traditionally relied solely on bilateral (two-legged) squats and deadlifts because…well, they work.
If you’ve ever tried to move something really heavy like a dresser, sofa or Mack truck for you professional strongmen, you’ll immediately notice it is much easier to pull an object versus pushing it.
Rotating your shoulders in your backswing is no different…
Unilateral Exercises sounds like a fancy term, but it simply means to focus training one leg or one arm at a time.
Everyone is naturally imbalanced because we all have a dominant leg, hand or arm. The problem is that during combined exercises our dominant side will bear an unequal amount of the load.
Dating back as far as 1000 B.C., athletes have been using medicine balls to increase strength and conditioning, and now they’re making a huge comeback.