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Health & Fitness

Fitness Friday: A refresher on deadlifts

Deadlifts are often regarded as one of the best exercises for anyone, but they're particularly helpful for golfers since they improve strength or functionality in a number of areas of the body needed to make...
Friday, 5/22/2015 at 7:00AM
Health & Fitness

It's National Posture Month! Work on yours

If you're reading this on your smartphone, there's a good chance your shoulders, neck and head are jutting forward and your spine is bent. This is the very posture that doctors and fitness experts are...
Wednesday, 5/20/2015 at 8:00AM
Health & Fitness

Fitness Friday: Why you should be doing chops

There are many variations of the exercise called chops. As you might imagine, the movement gets its name from the similarity it has with motion needed to swing an axe. The reason why chops are...
Friday, 5/15/2015 at 7:00AM
Health & Fitness

Is this the hidden source of your back pain?

There are a lot of reasons golfers suffer from back pain including weak, ineffective glute and hip muscles and poor mechanics. But one of the most common reasons often goes undetected.The sacroiliac joint (SI joint)...
Wednesday, 5/13/2015 at 8:00AM
Golf Instruction / Golf Instruction

First Look: The A Swing Start To Finish

Here are two views of David Leadbetter's student Ryan Blaum demonstrating the A Swing. Ryan plays on the Tour and has adopted the A Swing to great effect.
June 2015
Golf Instruction / Leadbetter's A Swing: Essentials

David Leadbetter: The A Swing Starter Kit

From set-up to follow-through, learn the essentials for performing the A swing.
June 2015
Health & Fitness

Fitness Friday: Improving your shoulder turn

One of the biggest differences between the swings of a high-handicapper and a better player is the way the shoulders rotate. Poorer players tend to rotate their shoulders back and through level with the ground....
Friday, 5/8/2015 at 7:00AM
Health & Fitness

How to hit it 463 yards

Before two years ago, Jeff Flagg's biggest sports accomplishment was a five-year stint in the minor leagues playing first base. The 6-foot-6, 240-pound native of Jacksonville thought his destiny was Major League Baseball. Instead, he...
Wednesday, 5/6/2015 at 8:00AM
Health & Fitness

Fitness Friday: A cool new way to work out

In the May fitness issue of Golf Digest—the one with Lexi Thompson on the cover—our resident expert Ben Shear (@ben_shear) put a fresh spin on an old workout concept to develop a new and beneficial...
Friday, 5/1/2015 at 7:00AM
Health & Fitness

Buggin' out over mosquitoes? A new study might explain why

For years scientists have said that mosquitoes are more attracted to certain people because of their, well, body odor. But a recent study published in PLOS One said that it had more to do with...
Wednesday, 4/29/2015 at 8:00AM
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