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Fitness Friday: Why you can't stay behind the ball

Most people think of the "glutes" as two massive muscles that help fill out a pair of jeans. But there are actually three types of glute muscles—maximus, medius, and minimus—and it's the middle child that...
Friday, 7/31/2015 at 7:00AM
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Strong muscles = strong bones, study proves

Getting enough Vitamin D and calcium, either through diet or supplements, has long been one of the most effective ways to avoid the brittle-bone condition known as osteoporosis. This condition, a common problem for golfers...
Wednesday, 7/22/2015 at 8:00AM
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One thing to remember when squatting

Squat reminder: To correctly perform a basic squat, your torso should line up roughly parallel to the shin bones as you drop into your available range of motion, says Golf Digest fitness advisor Ralph Simpson....
Wednesday, 3/25/2015 at 10:00AM
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Tiger's deactivated glutes is a thing, but ...

When Tiger Woods withdrew from the Farmers Insurance Open on Thursday citing back pain, his third WD in his last nine tournaments, he made an interesting claim as to the reason for pulling out."It's just...
Friday, 2/6/2015 at 11:23AM
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Fitness Friday: Do you have a good head on your shoulders?

When most people think about posture, they think about the position of the back, says Golf Digest fitness advisor Ralph Simpson. But what about the position of your head? Is it stacked over your torso...
Friday, 2/6/2015 at 8:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Correct Your Posture

Golf Digest fitness advisor Ralph Simpson demonstrates a simple exercise you can do to help correct your head posture. Add it to your workout routine and you might soon find a number of your health issues start to vanish.
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Fitness Friday: New research says this is the core exercise for you

Hopefully by now you've given up sit-ups and crunches as your go-to core exercises. Biomechanics experts have proven that they put too much unnecessary stress on the lower part of your spine. And if you're...
Friday, 1/9/2015 at 7:00AM
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Fitness Friday: Two easy core exercises you can do at home

Many people think of the core as solely the abdomen muscles. But there are literally dozens of muscles that help stabilize the body and allow it to move powerfully and athletically. It's better to think...
Friday, 10/24/2014 at 7:20AM
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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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An easy way to protect your back

By Ron KaspriskeOne of the biggest causes of lower-back pain, particularly on the right side of a right-handed golfer’s body, is excessive rotational force placed on the spine. Many amateurs compound the problem by having...
Wednesday, 5/14/2014 at 7:14AM
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