Just because you play less golf in winter doesn’t mean you can’t work on your game. Let’s use this time to work on distance.

The core – trunk and hips – forms the base of any dynamic movement, like the golf swing. The stronger it is the more easily you can generate power.

Plank for extra yards

A strong core helps you generate more swing speed. The plank is a simple yet effective way to strengthen it.Hold yourself up on your elbows and toes. Start with 10 seconds and build up to one minute.

If you’re unsure how to perform this exercise, please ask a fitness professional. They could also show you progressions if you want more of a challenge.

More ways to work your core.

The plank is just one of many core exercises. Check out these great options.

Strengthening your core can help you add more yards on course, and improve your overall quality of life.