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Fitness Friday: Hamstring helpers

By Ron KaspriskeMost golfers are what trainers call "quad dominant," meaning the muscles on the front side of the thigh -- the quadriceps -- are noticeably stronger than the muscles on the back side of...
Friday, 4/11/2014 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Hammer your drives

By Ron KaspriskeIf you're a golfer, take Golf Digest Fitness Advisor Randy Myers' advice and do hammer curls. Unlike basic curls, where the person holds a dumbbell or barbell with their palms facing the sky...
Friday, 4/4/2014 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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Fitness Friday: Your clubhead speed (fantasy vs. reality)

By Ron KaspriskeA time-honored tradition in golf is to make driving-distance claims well beyond your capability. Sure, there was that time last June that you hit a sprinkler head on a downwind, downhill hole and...
Friday, 2/28/2014 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Adjusting your ticker

By Ron KaspriskeTo maintain good heart health, the American Academy of Sports Medicine recommends exercising three times a week, for a minimum of 30 minutes, at a heart rate 60 percent of your maximum.The...
Friday, 2/21/2014 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Good vibrations

(Photo by Jean-Pierre Clatot/AFP/Getty Image)By Ron KaspriskeIt's funny how the more you learn about human physiology, the less you really understand the body and what it needs to remain as healthy as possible. Case in...
Friday, 2/14/2014 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: 42 ways to get fit

The Golf Channel's Holly Sonders knows the importance of staying fit. (Photo by Finlay Mackay)By Ron KaspriskePeople always seem to get better results with fitness when they have a rallying cry. Whether it's getting ready for...
Friday, 2/7/2014 at 7:00AM
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