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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
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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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Fitness Friday: Everything you need to know to protect your knees

Knee injuries aren't terribly common in golf, but knee pain is. Whether it's an overuse issue from walking several miles or excess stress and strain from performing athletic movements on unstable terrain, golfers put their...
Friday, 4/24/2015 at 8:00AM
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How to stop topping shots

True story: A teaching pro was trying to get one of his students to stop hitting shots where the club made contact with the top half of the ball. This golfer either topped or chunked...
Wednesday, 4/22/2015 at 8:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Is your low testosterone level affecting your driving distance?

If you're not hitting the ball as far as you used to, you can blame your ball, clubs or swing--or all three. But Dr. Ara Suppiah says the reason could be more primal: "As we...
Friday, 4/17/2015 at 7:00AM
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Don't rush back to the course after a cortisone shot

A recently published report in the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation warns of the potential danger of thinking a cortisone shot is the green light you need to get back on the course...
Wednesday, 4/8/2015 at 7:00AM
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Here's what Twitter thought of our Lexi Thompson Fitness Issue cover

We released the cover for our May Fitness Issue on Thursday, and as expected, opinion was divided. Some liked it, others didn't. Most everyone thought something. Here's a quick run-through of the various different points...
Friday, 4/3/2015 at 12:11PM
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Fitness Friday: The importance of single-leg exercise for golf

After viewing a demonstration video of me exercising on one leg last year, a good friend of mine couldn't help but take a shot: "I like the video," he said. "But when do you need...
Friday, 4/3/2015 at 7:30AM
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Not to be outdone by Lexi Thompson, a ripped Rory McIlroy graces the cover of Men's Health Magazine

We at Golf Digest are very proud of our May fitness issue featuring Lexi Thompson on the cover. If you haven't checked out the extra photos or behind-the-scenes video of the LPGA Tour star boxing,...
Thursday, 4/2/2015 at 2:00PM
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