The Floor Angel Exercise is great for increasing and maintaining mobility in your shoulders, improving your posture and helping you to maintain your spine angle in the golf swing.
The Floor Angel Exercise forms part of the Golf Mobility series of innovative and dynamic exercises that will help to improve your joint and muscle mobility, improving your range of motion while increasing functional strength within the entire range of that motion – thus helping to prevent injuries and building the foundation for a consistent, accurate, and powerful golf swing.
- Start lying on your back, with your knees and hips flexed and your feet flat on the ground, your arms out to your sides and elbows bent at 90 degrees.
- Slowly slide your arms up over your head while keeping your elbows and wrists flat on the ground.
- Return to the starting position and repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
Only move your arms as far as you can without losing your neutral spinal position.
Keep your shoulder blades pressed against the ground and your abdominal muscles engaged throughout the movement.
You should feel it challenging your shoulder mobility.
The Wall Angel Exercise is a more challenging version of this exercise.
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