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Health & Fitness

Fitness Friday: How to breathe for better golf

By Ron KaspriskeTake a deep breath and then exhale. Now do it again. Did your chest rise up?"That's an incorrect pattern called 'chest breathing,' which causes problems from stiff shoulders and tight hips to migraines...
Friday, 5/30/2014 at 7:00AM
Health & Fitness

Fitness Friday: Why sunglasses matter

By Ron KaspriskeMany golfers feel that wearing sunglasses makes it more difficult to play golf, particularly when it comes to reading greens. I can sympathize. I don’t like to wear them, either. But I do....
Friday, 5/23/2014 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

How many calories are burned walking instead of riding

By Ron KaspriskeFrom time to time the question comes to us at Golf Digest about how much more beneficial is it to walk when playing golf versus riding in a golf cart. The answer: How...
Wednesday, 4/30/2014 at 7:23AM
Health & Fitness

Sometimes stretching won't help

By Ron KaspriskeIf you've followed my fitness posts for some time, then you probably know I'm a huge fan of Ben Shear (@ben_shear) and his take on exercise physiology. For those of you who don't...
Saturday, 4/26/2014 at 6:58AM
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
Health & Fitness

Three reasons to back off of diet soda

By Ron KaspriskeHow bad is soda for you? Forget the calories. Forget the sugar. Forget the general lack of nutrition. All you need to know is that mechanics sometimes use cola to take the corrosion...
Saturday, 4/19/2014 at 8:00AM
Magazines / Fitness Issue

Fitness Issue: Will More Sack Time Lower Your Handicap?

We've all heard that not getting enough sleep adversely affects our health, but what if we told you it's hurting your game? Ron Kaspriske examines a clinical study on golfers suffering from sleep apnea and answers 15 frequently asked questions about sleep.
May 2014
Gear & Equipment

A potential pain reliever for golfers with ailing backs

By Stephen HennesseySeeing Tiger Woods grimace the past few weeks on the PGA Tour is a reminder of how difficult it is to play golf with an ailing back. Serola Biomechanics, a company that has...
Friday, 3/14/2014 at 10:19AM
Health & Fitness

Fitness Friday: Stop drinking the orange water (purple, too)

By Ron Kaspriske According to recent earning statements, net sales continue to drop in the U.S. for soda. That's great news. People are really starting to understand the role sugary beverages have in this country's...
Friday, 3/14/2014 at 7:00AM
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