GOLF DIGEST SCHOOLS

Athletic Golf

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Lesson 1: Throwing

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Overview

Overview

The way you load and release when throwing a ball is almost identical to the backswing and downswing in golf. Follow along with Milo Bryant’s exercises to learn to properly turn, load, and create torque during the backswing. Then, add a drill that trains you to accelerate through the shot and build endurance.

Lesson 2: Hitting
2 Lesson 2: Hitting
  • Squats to strengthen and stabilize your base
  • How to train the all-important muscles in the core
  • A unique lunge sequence with a golf-specific twist
  • Single-leg exercises for improved balance

Athletic Golf

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Lesson 2: Hitting

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The hitting motion in sports like baseball and golf features a sequence of motion that stresses power and efficiency. Organize the movements of your swing using top trainer Milo Bryant’s four-step pattern. Then, develop a stronger core and dynamic lower body with his challenging exercises.

Lesson 3: Jumping
3 Lesson 3: Jumping
  • What golf and Olympic lifting have in common
  • Strengthening the legs to support weight transfer
  • An exercise to boost ground-force production
  • Training for golf in three planes of motion

Athletic Golf

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Lesson 3: Jumping

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The transfer of energy from the lower body to the upper body is key in producing power in the swing. Practice this skill with Milo Bryant’s jumping and balance exercises that will also build your stamina. Once you understand how to engage the right muscles to push off the ground, you’ll add distance to your drives.

Lesson 4: Sprinting
4 Lesson 4: Sprinting
  • One exercise to work both sides of the body
  • How to explode off the ground for power
  • Drills for boosting internal and external hip rotation
  • What all great sprinters do—and you should, too

Athletic Golf

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Lesson 4: Sprinting

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The proper form needed to “punch” the ground when sprinting is similar to the movements that produce speed and explosiveness in the golf swing. Increase your speed and get a serious cardio workout with exercises from trainer Milo Bryant. You’ll be training to build more athleticism into your game.

Athletic Golf

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Lesson 1: Throwing
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Lesson 2: Hitting
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Lesson 3: Jumping
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Lesson 4: Sprinting
Athletic Golf INDEX
Lesson 1: Throwing
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Lesson 1: Throwing
  • Building stability and leverage in the lower body
  • One move for learning to load the backswing properly
  • Activating your glutes with balance exercises
  • Training for more acceleration on the downswing
  • Building stability and leverage in the lower body
  • One move for learning to load the backswing properly
  • Activating your glutes with balance exercises
  • Training for more acceleration on the downswing
Lesson 2: Hitting
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Lesson 2: Hitting
  • Squats to strengthen and stabilize your base
  • How to train the all-important muscles in the core
  • A unique lunge sequence with a golf-specific twist
  • Single-leg exercises for improved balance
  • Squats to strengthen and stabilize your base
  • How to train the all-important muscles in the core
  • A unique lunge sequence with a golf-specific twist
  • Single-leg exercises for improved balance
Lesson 3: Jumping
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Lesson 3: Jumping
  • What golf and Olympic lifting have in common
  • Strengthening the legs to support weight transfer
  • An exercise to boost ground-force production
  • Training for golf in three planes of motion
  • What golf and Olympic lifting have in common
  • Strengthening the legs to support weight transfer
  • An exercise to boost ground-force production
  • Training for golf in three planes of motion
Lesson 4: Sprinting
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Lesson 4: Sprinting
  • One exercise to work both sides of the body
  • How to explode off the ground for power
  • Drills for boosting internal and external hip rotation
  • What all great sprinters do—and you should, too
  • One exercise to work both sides of the body
  • How to explode off the ground for power
  • Drills for boosting internal and external hip rotation
  • What all great sprinters do—and you should, too