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Fitness Friday: New melanoma treatments are kicking cancer's butt

This year an estimated 73,870 cases of invasive melanoma will be diagnosed in the United States, and nearly 10,000 people will die from the disease, the Skin Cancer Foundation reports. As alarming as those statistics...
Friday, 7/24/2015 at 7:00AM
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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: 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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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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Blisters 101

Your hands feel like tenderized meat—now what?In hindsight, maybe that third bucket of range balls was a mistake. It's OK, we all get a little overzealous when golf season begins. If the result of your...
Wednesday, 5/27/2015 at 8:00AM
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Is this the hidden source of your back pain?

There are a lot of reasons golfers suffer from back pain including weak, ineffective glute and hip muscles and poor mechanics. But one of the most common reasons often goes undetected.The sacroiliac joint (SI joint)...
Wednesday, 5/13/2015 at 8:00AM
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Buggin' out over mosquitoes? A new study might explain why

For years scientists have said that mosquitoes are more attracted to certain people because of their, well, body odor. But a recent study published in PLOS One said that it had more to do with...
Wednesday, 4/29/2015 at 8:00AM
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Make The Turn Weekly Challenge #49: Mind Over Menu

Whether you're getting breakfast at a coffee shop, ordering lunch at the club, grabbing a snack at the turn or having dinner out on the town, there are healthier ways to enjoy yourself without compromising...
Tuesday, 2/10/2015 at 7:00AM
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Make The Turn Weekly Challenge #49: Mind Over Menu

Eating better is all about building new habits. Try incorporating some of these healthier eating tips and you can count this week's challenge as complete. 
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Make The Turn Challenge #46: Victory Indulgence Desserts

Just because you're celebrating, doesn't mean you have to compromise your healthy lifestyle. In fact, there are plenty of delicious natural dessert options you'll find are just as, if not more satisfying, than any processed...
Tuesday, 1/20/2015 at 2:30PM
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