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Fitness Friday

Fitness Friday: Think twice before you use ice

The acronym RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation) has been a prescription for treating soft-tissue injuries since the late 1970s. Golfers with sore knees, sprained ankles and elbow tendinitis know it well. But some health experts...
Friday, 8/15/2014 at 7:00AM
Health & Fitness

Fitness Friday: How to swing like Rory

By Ron Kaspriske If you wonder why golfers such as Rory McIlroy can routinely rip drives in excess of 330 yards— despite weighing less than 170 pounds—the answer can be found in kinesiology. McIlroy, like...
Friday, 8/8/2014 at 7:00AM
Health & Fitness

Fitness Friday: Crawl before you walk

By Ron KaspriskeHit the deck. Wait, before you do that, vacuum your carpet or wash your floors, but then hit the deck. If you're looking for exercises that require no special equipment and train you...
Friday, 8/1/2014 at 7:00AM
Health & Fitness

Fitness Friday: Pure it with your pecs

By Ron Kaspriske You need strong and pliable chest muscles (pectoralis) in order to control the motion of a golf club, particularly as you swing your arms up to the top of the backswing and...
Friday, 7/25/2014 at 7:00AM
Health & Fitness

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
Fitness Friday

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
Health & Fitness

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
Health & Fitness

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
Health & Fitness

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
Fitness Friday

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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