The Front Plank with Arm Lift (Feet Narrow) Exercise is a great way to build a stronger, more stable core, thus enabling more efficient and consistent movement in your golf swing.
The Front Plank with Arm Lift (Feet Narrow) Exercise forms part of the Golf Stability series of innovative and dynamic exercises that will build stability in your joints and core for better consistency and ball-striking.
- Start in a plank position – a modified push-up position with your forearms and toes on the floor, your elbows underneath your shoulders, and your legs slightly apart. Your body should form a straight line from your ears to your ankles
- Lift one arm up and away from your body in front of you.
- Hold for a second, and then return your elbow to the floor underneath your shoulder.
- Repeat with your other arm.
- Continue for the desired number of repetitions with each arm.
Keep your torso solid, your hips square to the ground, and your weight balanced evenly on both feet.
Keep your back straight, your head in line with your torso, and your abdominal muscles engaged to stabilise your spine.
You should feel it working your core and shoulders.
If, at first, you find this exercise difficult, try spreading your feet wider to help your stability.
For an easier version of this exercise, see the Front Plank with Arm Lift (Kneeling) Exercise.
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