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Fitness Friday: Two easy core exercises you can do at home

Many people think of the core as solely the abdomen muscles. But there are literally dozens of muscles that help stabilize the body and allow it to move powerfully and athletically. It's better to think...
Friday, 10/24/2014 at 7:20AM
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An easy stretch to ease foot pain

Plantar fasciitis, the inflammation of the connective tissue along the bottom of the foot from heel to toes, is a painful condition that many golfers experience. There are a number of reasons it can occur...
Wednesday, 10/22/2014 at 8:00AM
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Fitness Friday: How to stop lunging at the ball

Power generation in the golf swing comes from a combination of sequential body movements while using ground force as leverage. Unfortunately, many high-handicap players rely on their instincts a little too much when it comes...
Friday, 10/17/2014 at 7:00AM
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Here's the rub on when to get a massage

The sport of golf almost single-handedly keeps licensed massage therapists in business. Strained backs, sore necks, tired feet are all common battle scars that a good massage can help. But what kind of massage is...
Wednesday, 10/15/2014 at 8:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Is your workout bad for your back?

Perhaps the biggest misconception in terms of training for a better golf game is that your back— particularly the lower back—needs to be more mobile. Trying to increase the range of motion in your lower...
Friday, 10/10/2014 at 7:00AM
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The best of the worst choices on the beverage cart

Let's be honest. There are times when a bottle of water simply won't cut it. You want something unhealthy from the beverage cart. But not all bad beverages are all that bad. If you're undecided,...
Wednesday, 10/8/2014 at 8:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Firm up your backside

If you don't have strong glutes (that's the butt, in case you didn't know), you're not only cheating yourself of a power source in the golf swing, you're inviting back pain, said Golf Digest fitness...
Friday, 10/3/2014 at 7:00AM
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Your fitness questions answered

If you have a golf-and-fitness related question, tweet it to me @ronkaspriske. Here are some recent questions answered.@golfguitarist: I struggle with early extension on the downswing. Are weak glutes and hamstrings the culprit?A: Early extension, which...
Wednesday, 10/1/2014 at 8:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Jump and turn for power

You know that really athletic kid in the gym who you see repeatedly jumping onto a high platform from a standing position? He's doing something called a box jump, and it's part of a family...
Friday, 9/26/2014 at 6:29AM
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Stuff: Compression socks for golfers

You might think of compression as a way of treating injuries such as cuts, bruises and inflammation. But it's also a valuable preventative against injuries and fatigue. When used correctly, oxygen-rich blood flows to the...
Wednesday, 9/24/2014 at 8:00AM
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