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Fitness Friday: What your heart can tell you about your golf game

The typical response to a bad round is to get back out there and work harder on your game. But instead of grinding on the range, what you might need to improve is quality couch...
Friday, 6/26/2015 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: The painless warm-up for golf and the gym (part 3)

If you're looking for an easy way to prep your muscles, tendons and ligaments for either your workout or a round of golf, Golf Digest Fitness Advisor Ben Shear (@ben_shear) has a simple routine that...
Friday, 6/19/2015 at 7:00AM
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A painless way to warm up (for the gym or golf!)

Many fitness experts think it's a mistake to prepare for a workout or round of golf by doing long-hold stretches. Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben Shear (@Ben_Shear) says you do want to stretch your muscles...
Friday, 6/12/2015 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Step-And-Reach Exercise

Over the next week, Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben Shear will reveal how he gets his athletes ready for action using three basic exercises. The first is called the "step-and-reach" and it's designed to activate the muscles on the back side of the body. Alternate stepping and reaching with each side of the body for a few minutes.
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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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Fitness Friday: Stronger hips = Longer drives

Watch Rory McIlroy hit a tee shot (see below) and you can't help but notice how fast his hips rotate counterclockwise when he starts his downswing. They look like they snap toward the target, leaving...
Friday, 5/29/2015 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: A refresher on deadlifts

Deadlifts are often regarded as one of the best exercises for anyone, but they're particularly helpful for golfers since they improve strength or functionality in a number of areas of the body needed to make...
Friday, 5/22/2015 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: A Refresher On Deadlifts

Deadlifts are often regarded as one of the best exercises for anyone, particularly golfers, since they improve strength and functionality in a number of areas of the body needed to make a good golf swing: the legs, back, hips, butt, arms and hands. Strength-training expert Mike Boyle provides a quick tutorial on the deadlift.
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Fitness Friday: Why you should be doing chops

There are many variations of the exercise called chops. As you might imagine, the movement gets its name from the similarity it has with motion needed to swing an axe. The reason why chops are...
Friday, 5/15/2015 at 7:00AM
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