May 2, 2011
SHOULDERS: Building power through torque Doddato maintains that the shoulders are the weakest area in the female body, which can lead to a “chicken wing” or lifting the club during the backswing. “As you try to rotate, you can’t get back to where you need to be,” she said. Stronger shoulders allow a better turn, which translates into more power. Balance your stomach on a stability ball, spreading your legs in a V and keeping your toes on the ground. Grab weights of up to 3 pounds with each hand, and begin with your arms stretched toward the ground.