2020 #GetGolfFit Ep.2: Bridge Toe-Taps and Push-Ups

In this edition of Get Golf Fit presented by Michelob Ultra, Jason Witczak and Karin Hart demonstrate two exercises: Bridge Toe-Taps and Push-Ups. These exercises will help you build strength, gain power and improve flexibility to see improved performance on the golf course.


Targets: Abdominals, shoulders and hamstrings

The bride toe-tap is a bodyweight exercise that strengthens the core, shoulders and hamstrings. It may improve mobility and balance and help improve your body’s support during a golf swing. Many other muscles are engaged and used for stabilization during this exercise as well.

Step-by-Step Instructions

  • Sit on your mat and place your hands on the ground, underneath your shoulders.
  • Press into your hands and lift your hips up into the air.
  • Keeping your hips raised, lift One leg off the ground and reach and touch it weith the opposite side’s hand.
  • Return to starting position and repeat with the other side.
  • Complete 10 reps on each side.


Targets: Upper body (Pectorals and triceps) and abdominals

Push-ups target the chest, shoulders and triceps (even your core, back, and legs too!) For being a relatively simple exercise, push-ups are one of the best bodyweight exercises to build strength.

Step-by-Step Instructions

  • Begin with your chest and stomach flat on the floor—legs should be straight out behind you and arms bent out at a 45-degree angle.
  • Push from your hands and heels, bringing your entire body off the ground while keeping your back straight.
  • Pause for a second, while still keeping your core engaged.
  • Lower back in to the starting position.
  • *You can balance on your knees instead of your feet as a good modification to make this exercise easier.

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