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Sometimes stretching won't help

By Ron KaspriskeIf you've followed my fitness posts for some time, then you probably know I'm a huge fan of Ben Shear (@ben_shear) and his take on exercise physiology. For those of you who don't...
Saturday, 4/26/2014 at 6:58AM
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Fitness Friday: Build a better launching pad

By Ron Kaspriske Most golfers think that the lower body needs to be really active during the downswing. But at some point, the lower body must stabilize to let the shoulders, arms, hands and clubhead...
Friday, 3/21/2014 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Adjusting your ticker

By Ron KaspriskeTo maintain good heart health, the American Academy of Sports Medicine recommends exercising three times a week, for a minimum of 30 minutes, at a heart rate 60 percent of your maximum.The...
Friday, 2/21/2014 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: 42 ways to get fit

The Golf Channel's Holly Sonders knows the importance of staying fit. (Photo by Finlay Mackay)By Ron KaspriskePeople always seem to get better results with fitness when they have a rallying cry. Whether it's getting ready for...
Friday, 2/7/2014 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Fix your swing in the gym

By Ron KaspriskeIf you keep hitting the same bad shot over and over, there's a good chance your body is preventing you from fixing the problem. Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben Shear (@Ben_Shear), who trains...
Friday, 11/29/2013 at 7:00AM
Health & Fitness

Fitness Friday: The Five Worst Exercises For Golfers

By Ron Kaspriske Your heart is in the right place. You want to be stronger, healthier, and play better golf. But if you're anything like the typical gym goers that Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben...
Friday, 10/25/2013 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Perfect the plank

By Ron Kaspriske There used to be a guy who would come into the gym where I worked out almost every day, and, without fail, perform what could possibly be the worst example of a...
Friday, 8/9/2013 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: The importance of a well-balanced workout

By Ron Kaspriske Muscular imbalance is always an issue for those who play "one-sided" sports. By that, I mean any sport that recruits the muscles on one side of the body far more than the...
Friday, 4/5/2013 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Be A Multi-Plane Athlete

By Ron Kaspriske Walk into any commercial gym in your neighborhood and spend a few minutes watching people exercise. Forget about the people on cardio machines, and pay no attention to sloppy form or unusual...
Friday, 3/1/2013 at 1:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Six Exercises To Raise Your Game

By Ron KaspriskeAs one of professional golf's top fitness consultants, Ben Shear (@Ben_shear) works often with elite-level athletes. In fact, Jason Day, Luke Donald, Bo Van Pelt and Webb Simpson are among his current clients....
Friday, 2/1/2013 at 1:00AM
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