The Canadian Open – The Bird Dog with a Club
Your core and rotational stability play a critical role in preventing lower back pain. Especially lower back pain that may be caused by the golf swing. As well, not utilizing your core and stability effectively can lead to loss of distance and consistency in your game.
- Start in the quadruped (all fours) position, with arms and thighs perpendicular to the floor
- Find your neutral posture and position a golf club on your back so it touches your head, mid back and sacrum
- Extend your arm and opposite leg out and away from your body.
- Keep your core braced, breath and maintain the position of the golf club during the movement
- Repeat on the opposite side
- Perform 3 sets of 10 repetitions