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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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Fitness Friday: A Quick Fix For Low-Back Pain

While acute pain is all the notice you need to go see a doctor, minor aches can be prevented with some exercises that focus on activating and strengthening the core muscles. Watch Ben Shear and Baltusrol Golf Club's new director of fitness, Joe Yoon, demonstrate a great exercise you can do in the gym or even in the living room to help prevent future lower-back issues.
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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
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Tiger's deactivated glutes is a thing, but ...

When Tiger Woods withdrew from the Farmers Insurance Open on Thursday citing back pain, his third WD in his last nine tournaments, he made an interesting claim as to the reason for pulling out."It's just...
Friday, 2/6/2015 at 11:23AM
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Fitness Friday: Do you have a good head on your shoulders?

When most people think about posture, they think about the position of the back, says Golf Digest fitness advisor Ralph Simpson. But what about the position of your head? Is it stacked over your torso...
Friday, 2/6/2015 at 8:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Correct Your Posture

Golf Digest fitness advisor Ralph Simpson demonstrates a simple exercise you can do to help correct your head posture. Add it to your workout routine and you might soon find a number of your health issues start to vanish.
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Fitness Friday: The way you sit can hurt your golf swing

If you're sitting down as you read this, check your posture. Do your upper-back muscles feel stretched and your chest muscles feel relaxed? This hunched-over position is known as Kyphotic posture or C-posture, because it...
Friday, 11/28/2014 at 9:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Improving Your Posture

Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben Shear offers a three-pronged attack to improving your posture and, in turn, improving your golf swing.
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An easy way to protect your back

By Ron KaspriskeOne of the biggest causes of lower-back pain, particularly on the right side of a right-handed golfer’s body, is excessive rotational force placed on the spine. Many amateurs compound the problem by having...
Wednesday, 5/14/2014 at 7:14AM
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Fitness Friday: Don't arch your back

By Ron KaspriskeMany golfers are under the impression they should arch their lower back when addressing the ball, but instructor Dave Phillips of the Titleist Performance Institute says this can lead to back pain and...
Friday, 1/31/2014 at 7:00AM
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