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Fitness Friday: 42 ways to get fit

Being "fit" can mean a lot of things, says Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben Shear (@ben_shear), who trains many of the game's top players, including Luke Donald, Russell Henley and Webb Simpson. It can be...
Friday, 1/23/2015 at 7:00AM
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Does swinging a weighted club help you warm up?

Many golfers go through the pre-round ritual of grabbing two or three clubs out of their bag at the same time and swinging them together in order to "get loose" for the first tee. Others...
Wednesday, 1/21/2015 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Cure a slice and pick up 20 yards off the tee

Slicing happens for a myriad of reasons, but it's only caused by one thing: If your clubface is open in relation to the path your club is traveling on at impact, the ball will curve...
Friday, 1/16/2015 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday - Fitness Friday: Improving Forearm Rotation

Improving forearm rotation is going to help not only in squaring the clubface for straighter shots, it also is one of golf's speed accumulators. That means your ball will go straighter and farther. Golf-and-fitness instructor Karen Palacios-Jansen demonstrates as a simple way of patterning this movement.
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Long-term cellphone use linked to brain cancer

While I'm a big believer that cellphones should not be banned from golf courses, I've never been one to stop in the middle of a round and take a call that might hold up play....
Wednesday, 1/14/2015 at 8:00AM
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Fitness Friday: New research says this is the core exercise for you

Hopefully by now you've given up sit-ups and crunches as your go-to core exercises. Biomechanics experts have proven that they put too much unnecessary stress on the lower part of your spine. And if you're...
Friday, 1/9/2015 at 7:00AM
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Something new? Try unplugging the treadmill

As I've said many times, if you want to keep your New Year's fitness resolution and still be committed to working out beyond March, you've got to find ways to eliminate the word "routine" from...
Wednesday, 1/7/2015 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Does high-altitude-simulation training work?

On paper it seemed like a fair fight: Rory versus Rickie. McIlroy came into this past September's Ryder Cup as the No. 1 golfer in the world, and Fowler was enjoying the best year of...
Friday, 12/19/2014 at 7:00AM
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A quick pre-round warm-up for your shoulders

The shoulders play a key role in the golf swing—not just propelling it, but also STOPPING it. It's that second part that people take for granted. One of the keys to avoiding injuries to the...
Wednesday, 12/17/2014 at 8:00AM
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Fitness: A Quick Pre-Round Warm-Up For Your Shoulders

It's important to warm up the shoulder muscles before you play. PGA Tour trainer Dave Herman recommends you keep a looped stretch band in your golf bag and use it before to prepare the shoulders before you play.
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