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Fitness Friday: Is your backswing holding you back?

Most golf instructors focus on improving a player's backswing because a lot of flaws in the downswing occur as a result of starting from a bad position at the top, says Golf Digest teaching professional...
Friday, 2/13/2015 at 8:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Do you have a good head on your shoulders?

When most people think about posture, they think about the position of the back, says Golf Digest fitness advisor Ralph Simpson. But what about the position of your head? Is it stacked over your torso...
Friday, 2/6/2015 at 8:00AM
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Fitness Friday - Fitness Friday: Correct Your Posture

Golf Digest fitness advisor Ralph Simpson demonstrates a simple exercise you can do to help correct your head posture. Add it to your workout routine and you might soon find a number of your health issues start to vanish.
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Fitness Friday: Get a head start on your golf season

As the weather gets warmer and golfers return to the lesson tee, instructors often face two problems: 1. Having to remind students how to swing the club properly. 2. Dealing with  students who aren't physically...
Friday, 1/30/2015 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: 42 ways to get fit

Being "fit" can mean a lot of things, says Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben Shear (@ben_shear), who trains many of the game's top players, including Luke Donald, Russell Henley and Webb Simpson. It can be...
Friday, 1/23/2015 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Cure a slice and pick up 20 yards off the tee

Slicing happens for a myriad of reasons, but it's only caused by one thing: If your clubface is open in relation to the path your club is traveling on at impact, the ball will curve...
Friday, 1/16/2015 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: New research says this is the core exercise for you

Hopefully by now you've given up sit-ups and crunches as your go-to core exercises. Biomechanics experts have proven that they put too much unnecessary stress on the lower part of your spine. And if you're...
Friday, 1/9/2015 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Does high-altitude-simulation training work?

On paper it seemed like a fair fight: Rory versus Rickie. McIlroy came into this past September's Ryder Cup as the No. 1 golfer in the world, and Fowler was enjoying the best year of...
Friday, 12/19/2014 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Another study finds stretching to be ineffective

Poor, poor stretching. Once considered a staple to preparation for any sports activities, stretching has been singled out many times in recent years for its ineffectiveness in helping to prime the body for the rigors...
Friday, 12/5/2014 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: The way you sit can hurt your golf swing

If you're sitting down as you read this, check your posture. Do your upper-back muscles feel stretched and your chest muscles feel relaxed? This hunched-over position is known as Kyphotic posture or C-posture, because it...
Friday, 11/28/2014 at 9:00AM
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