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Fitness Friday: Are you giving away yardage?

By Ron Kaspriske Your abdominal oblique muscles, on the sides of your belly, have an important function in the golf swing. They help you maintain your address posture as your trunk rotates, which is critical...
Friday, 7/11/2014 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Work the hips and glutes (for a change)

By Ron Kaspriske The muscles around your hip joints and pelvic girdle are the unsung heroes of your golf game. They provide power, stability and protection when you play. But often they are neglected...
Friday, 6/6/2014 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Can you do a jumping split squat?

By Ron KaspriskeYou’re looking at LPGA Tour pro Ryann O’Toole, 27, who routinely performs this exercise—a jumping split squat with a twist—at her gym in Orlando. “It’s a power exercise,” says trainer Ben Shear (@ben_shear),...
Friday, 5/16/2014 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: The top 5 cardio machines (hopefully) in your gym

By Ron Kaspriske Everyone has a favorite machine for their cardio workout, but not all cardio workouts are created equal. In an informal survey of some well-respected fitness experts, here are the top-five machines that...
Friday, 5/9/2014 at 6:58AM
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Fitness Friday: Training with a medicine ball

By Ron KaspriskeThere’s a widely believed theory—known as the principle of least effort—and it might explain why so many people struggle to make good golf swings. The theory suggests, in part, that people instinctively choose...
Friday, 5/2/2014 at 7:02AM
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Fitness Friday: Sleep better, play better

By Ron Kaspriske Do you know if working out right before bedtime is a good idea? Or how long a nap should be? If you snore, does that mean you have a chronic sleep disorder?...
Friday, 4/25/2014 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: A fix for those fat and thin shots

Note how Gary Woodland's right shoulder moves down toward the ball.By Ron Kaspriske A simple way to explain how the upper body should rotate during the swing is to imagine you've got your head inside...
Friday, 3/28/2014 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Build a better launching pad

By Ron Kaspriske Most golfers think that the lower body needs to be really active during the downswing. But at some point, the lower body must stabilize to let the shoulders, arms, hands and clubhead...
Friday, 3/21/2014 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Stop drinking the orange water (purple, too)

By Ron Kaspriske According to recent earning statements, net sales continue to drop in the U.S. for soda. That's great news. People are really starting to understand the role sugary beverages have in this country's...
Friday, 3/14/2014 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Does your golf glove look like this?

By Ron KaspriskeIf you keep wearing out the leather in the heel pad of your golf glove, you're a prime candidate for wrist, elbow and shoulder injuries, says physical therapist Ralph Simpson, a Golf Digest...
Friday, 3/7/2014 at 7:00AM
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