Fitness: Get fit for golf with kettlebells
This is a great exercise for your shoulders and for improving your upper body strength.
The use of a kettlebell forces the shoulder to externally rotate. We need to rotate our shoulder in the backswing to set the club-head in position, and also in the downswing in order to create power and speed.
Shoulder stability is also important for keeping the correct posture throughout your swing.
Start with a weight that allows you to perform 6-8 reps on each arm in one set. If you lean backwards lower the weight or rest before the next set.
Rachael Tibbs is a TPI L2 Certified Golf Fitness Professional specialising in golf-specific strength and conditioning. Learn more at dynamic-golf.co.uk