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An easy stretch to ease foot pain

Plantar fasciitis, the inflammation of the connective tissue along the bottom of the foot from heel to toes, is a painful condition that many golfers experience. There are a number of reasons it can occur...
Wednesday, 10/22/2014 at 8:00AM
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Fitness Friday: How to stop lunging at the ball

Power generation in the golf swing comes from a combination of sequential body movements while using ground force as leverage. Unfortunately, many high-handicap players rely on their instincts a little too much when it comes...
Friday, 10/17/2014 at 7:00AM
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Here's the rub on when to get a massage

The sport of golf almost single-handedly keeps licensed massage therapists in business. Strained backs, sore necks, tired feet are all common battle scars that a good massage can help. But what kind of massage is...
Wednesday, 10/15/2014 at 8:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Is your workout bad for your back?

Perhaps the biggest misconception in terms of training for a better golf game is that your back— particularly the lower back—needs to be more mobile. Trying to increase the range of motion in your lower...
Friday, 10/10/2014 at 7:00AM
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The best of the worst choices on the beverage cart

Let's be honest. There are times when a bottle of water simply won't cut it. You want something unhealthy from the beverage cart. But not all bad beverages are all that bad. If you're undecided,...
Wednesday, 10/8/2014 at 8:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Firm up your backside

If you don't have strong glutes (that's the butt, in case you didn't know), you're not only cheating yourself of a power source in the golf swing, you're inviting back pain, said Golf Digest fitness...
Friday, 10/3/2014 at 7:00AM
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Your fitness questions answered

If you have a golf-and-fitness related question, tweet it to me @ronkaspriske. Here are some recent questions answered.@golfguitarist: I struggle with early extension on the downswing. Are weak glutes and hamstrings the culprit?A: Early extension, which...
Wednesday, 10/1/2014 at 8:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Jump and turn for power

You know that really athletic kid in the gym who you see repeatedly jumping onto a high platform from a standing position? He's doing something called a box jump, and it's part of a family...
Friday, 9/26/2014 at 6:29AM
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Stuff: Compression socks for golfers

You might think of compression as a way of treating injuries such as cuts, bruises and inflammation. But it's also a valuable preventative against injuries and fatigue. When used correctly, oxygen-rich blood flows to the...
Wednesday, 9/24/2014 at 8:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Get wide and stay wide

The width of your swing at impact is probably the single-biggest determinant of whether you'll hit the ball solidly on the clubface. If it's nearly identical to the width of the swing arc you started...
Friday, 9/19/2014 at 7:00AM
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