Massage Ball Glute Stretch


This Massage Ball Glute Stretch Drill is from the Golf Practice Planner. I love it because my glutes can get tight. I recommend buying a hard rubber massage ball. They are a little bit more expensive but far more effective.

Massage Ball Glute Stretch Drill

Golf Fitness Drills

5 out of 10

5 minutes

Massage ball. Golf Practice Planner.

Learn how to do a Massage Ball Glute Stretch. Most golfers have tight glutes! This is a great glute stretch exercise for improving mobility. The gluteal muscles are a group of three muscles that make up the buttocks. When your glutes and piriformis are tight and fatigued they can cause you to have a sore lower back and hamstrings, poor balance, and even shooting nerve pain down your leg due to sciatica.

Golf fitness is now considered crucial amongst all tour pros. Golf fitness is something you can do at home, so purchase a yoga mat, unfurl it in your front room, home office, or bedroom, and start doing some golf-specific fitness workouts.

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Step 1: Watch
Watch the video.


Step 2: Find The Glute
Find your hip bone. Follow a line around your side, just past the centre (see the image below). It’s located at the top of your bum (see the image below).

Massage Ball Glute Stretch Drill

Step 3: Massage Ball 
Once you’ve located your glute, come down onto the floor, and place the massage ball under the glute. The bottom leg is straight and the top leg is bent (see the image below). Sink onto the spot (it will be a bit painful). Stay for 20 seconds.

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