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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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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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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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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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Fitness Friday: Know before you roll

Manual soft-tissue therapy, otherwise known as foam rolling, has been gaining in popularity as a way to increase flexibility and speed recovery from muscle soreness. But does it work and is it worth your while?...
Friday, 3/27/2015 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Warming-Up With Foam-Rollers

PGA Tour rookie Tony Finau demonstrates a great foam-rolling program for golfers.
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Fitness Friday: Wind (don't turn) when you take the club back

When it comes to the backswing, "turn" is a bad word, says Golf Digest Teaching Professional David Leadbetter (@davidleadbetter). It leaves golfers with the impression that all they have to do is take the club...
Friday, 3/20/2015 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: The Dumbbell Backswing

If you want to build a better backswing, you can help your cause in the gym with this easy dumbbell exercise.
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Fitness Friday: How to keep jet lag from ruining your next golf trip

NASA scientists estimate that for every time zone you cross in your travels, you need an equal number of days in your new location to recover from jet lag. Think how that affects Californians going...
Friday, 3/13/2015 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Don't be a tremendous slouch

"Don't sell yourself short, Judge, you're a tremendous slouch."—Ty Webb, "Caddyshack"In order to hit the ball solidly, many golf instructors emphasize the importance of remaining in your address posture as you swing through the impact...
Friday, 3/6/2015 at 7:00AM
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