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Health & Fitness

Fitness Friday: Two great exercises for your downswing

Synchronicity in the downswing—the kinematic sequence—is extremely important if you want to hit great golf shots. Most golfers know that the lower body should lead the action in the downswing—especially important is getting the hips...
Friday, 2/20/2015 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday - Fitness Friday: Two Great Exercises For Your Downswing

Golf Digest fitness editor Ron Kaspriske demonstrates two variations of an exercise that will improve synchronicity in your downswing and also add more power to your shots.
Health & Fitness

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
Health & Fitness

Fitness Friday: How to swing like Rory

By Ron Kaspriske If you wonder why golfers such as Rory McIlroy can routinely rip drives in excess of 330 yards— despite weighing less than 170 pounds—the answer can be found in kinesiology. McIlroy, like...
Friday, 8/8/2014 at 7:00AM
Golf Instruction

Mike Bender: Snap Your Swing For Distance

How to get a power boost at impact—like the pros do.
August 2014
Fitness Friday

Fitness Friday: Work the hips and glutes (for a change)

By Ron Kaspriske The muscles around your hip joints and pelvic girdle are the unsung heroes of your golf game. They provide power, stability and protection when you play. But often they are neglected...
Friday, 6/6/2014 at 7:00AM
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Shortcuts from Tom Watson - Hit Every Chip Solid

When you swing, kick in that right knee even more. This will help keep your lower body active, and you'll hit down on the ball to produce a quality chip shot.
Golf Instruction / Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness: Focus on the three Hs

To make an athletic swing and help stay injury-free, you need to strengthen your hips, keep your hamstrings flexible, and avoid a hunchback. Fitness instructor Don Saladino offers six exercises to improve your fitness.
July 2010
Health & Fitness

Fitness Friday: How to avoid lower-back pain

By Ron Kaspriske Rickie Fowler is 24 years old, has the flexibility of a rubber band and the hand-eye coordination of a world-class juggler. He also has lower-back pain. Hard to believe someone Fowler's age,...
Friday, 5/31/2013 at 7:00AM
Health & Fitness

Fitness Friday: How To Fix That Aching [Insert Body Part Here]

By Ron Kaspriske I recently spoke with Ralph Simpson, former PGA Tour fitness consultant on the topic of nagging golfer injuries. Ralph's the smartest guy I know when it comes to treating pain without drugs...
Friday, 5/3/2013 at 7:00AM
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