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Diagonal Arm Lift - Golf

Starting Position

  • Push-up position on knees


  • Without moving torso, lift right arm up and slightly to the right and hold for 2 seconds
  • Return to start position and repeat with left arm
  • Repeat for prescribed number of repetitions

Coaching Keys

  • Keep stomach pulled up and in
  • Keep weight even on both knees as arm lifts
  • Do not let trunk move as arm leaves ground

You Should Feel It

  • Working the torso and shoulders


  • Exercise can also be performed in pushup position with feet slightly spread apart
  • Bring feet closer together for increased difficulty

Tags: Prehab, Pillar strength, Stability, Shoulder, Golf, Strength