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A painless way to warm up (for the gym or golf!)

Many fitness experts think it's a mistake to prepare for a workout or round of golf by doing long-hold stretches. Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben Shear (@Ben_Shear) says you do want to stretch your muscles...
Friday, 6/12/2015 at 7:00AM
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Why simple carbs are killing your golf game

You've probably been told to ditch the pre-round bagel and orange juice and avoid a soda or sports drink at the turn. "They're bad for you," you've heard. But if you've ever wondered why eating...
Wednesday, 6/10/2015 at 8:00AM
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Fitness Friday: A quick fix for low-back pain

Lower-back pain is perhaps the most common problem for golfers. While the reasons you might feel pain down there can range from a bulging disc to a narrowing of the spinal column (stenosis), it's most...
Friday, 6/5/2015 at 7:00AM
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Bask, but don't bake, in the sun

Using sunscreen is a must for golfers, and the message to protect against the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays is one you've probably heard time and time again. I'm not going there today. Instead, I'm really...
Wednesday, 6/3/2015 at 8:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Stronger hips = Longer drives

Watch Rory McIlroy hit a tee shot (see below) and you can't help but notice how fast his hips rotate counterclockwise when he starts his downswing. They look like they snap toward the target, leaving...
Friday, 5/29/2015 at 7:00AM
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Blisters 101

Your hands feel like tenderized meat—now what?In hindsight, maybe that third bucket of range balls was a mistake. It's OK, we all get a little overzealous when golf season begins. If the result of your...
Wednesday, 5/27/2015 at 8:00AM
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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
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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
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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
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