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That bowl of peanuts might save your life

If you want to feel a little less guilty about snacking in the 19th hole after a round of golf, reach for the peanuts—or any type of nut, actually. A study of 120,000 people in...
Wednesday, 6/24/2015 at 8:00AM
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Fitness Friday: The painless warm-up for golf and the gym (part 3)

If you're looking for an easy way to prep your muscles, tendons and ligaments for either your workout or a round of golf, Golf Digest Fitness Advisor Ben Shear (@ben_shear) has a simple routine that...
Friday, 6/19/2015 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: The Lunge, Reach And Twist

Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben Shear and trainer Ryan Anderson demonstrate the "lunge, reach and twist." The purpose of this exercise is to warm up the muscles on the front part of the body as well as prepping it for the rotational movements critical to playing good golf.
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The painless warm-up for golf and the gym (part 2)

Last Friday Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben Shear (@Ben_Shear) showed you the first of three exercises he uses to get his clients prepped for either a workout or a round of golf. The goal is...
Wednesday, 6/17/2015 at 8:00AM
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Fitness Friday - The Lateral-Lunge Crossover

Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben Shear and trainer Ryan Anderson demonstrate the "lateral-lunge crossover." This exercise not only preps the muscles that run laterally along the body, it also covers some of the muscles that work together forming diagonal "slinging" patterns such as the adductors working with obliques on the opposite side.
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A painless way to warm up (for the gym or golf!)

Many fitness experts think it's a mistake to prepare for a workout or round of golf by doing long-hold stretches. Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben Shear (@Ben_Shear) says you do want to stretch your muscles...
Friday, 6/12/2015 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Step-And-Reach Exercise

Over the next week, Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben Shear will reveal how he gets his athletes ready for action using three basic exercises. The first is called the "step-and-reach" and it's designed to activate the muscles on the back side of the body. Alternate stepping and reaching with each side of the body for a few minutes.
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Fitness Friday: A quick fix for low-back pain

Lower-back pain is perhaps the most common problem for golfers. While the reasons you might feel pain down there can range from a bulging disc to a narrowing of the spinal column (stenosis), it's most...
Friday, 6/5/2015 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: A Quick Fix For Low-Back Pain

While acute pain is all the notice you need to go see a doctor, minor aches can be prevented with some exercises that focus on activating and strengthening the core muscles. Watch Ben Shear and Baltusrol Golf Club's new director of fitness, Joe Yoon, demonstrate a great exercise you can do in the gym or even in the living room to help prevent future lower-back issues.
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Bask, but don't bake, in the sun

Using sunscreen is a must for golfers, and the message to protect against the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays is one you've probably heard time and time again. I'm not going there today. Instead, I'm really...
Wednesday, 6/3/2015 at 8:00AM
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