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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
Health & Fitness

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
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Sweet Spot: Whistler, Canada

Sweet Spot: Whistler, Canada

This resort town in the mountains has become a golf destination up north.
October 2014
Health & Fitness

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
Health & Fitness

Stuff: Fitness for your fingers

Every once in a while, a "why didn't I think of that?" product comes along. Repeatedly opening and closing your hand while wearing the Hand X Band ($10, handxband.com) helps strengthen the muscles that control...
Wednesday, 9/17/2014 at 8:00AM
Health & Fitness

Fitness Friday: Smash the ball with stronger forearms

Power generation in a good golf swing comes from a number of muscle groups: the legs, core, back muscles, etc. But unless you have adequate forearm strength, you won't be able to transmit the force...
Friday, 9/12/2014 at 7:00AM
Health & Fitness

Stuff: Zap away your workout soreness

A key indicator of good health is how fast your body recovers from physical stress. If it's a cut on your arm, how fast does the wound heal? If your heart rate skyrockets during a...
Wednesday, 9/10/2014 at 7:00AM
Health & Fitness

Fitness Friday: TRX for golfers

Admit it. Every time you go to the gym you walk past that suspension-trainer, gaze curiously at the apparatus, and then keep walking. While it's certainly understandable that training devices such as TRX or Redcord...
Friday, 9/5/2014 at 7:00AM
Health & Fitness

Your fitness questions answered

If you have a golf-and-fitness related question, tweet it to me @ronkaspriske. Here are some recent questions answered.@gradontripp: I started doing push-ups in the morning, along with my normal stretching. Should I do 'em daily...
Wednesday, 9/3/2014 at 8:00AM
Health & Fitness

Fitness Friday: How to swing like Rory (the sequel)

In response to feedback received on my recent Fitness Friday post "How to swing like Rory," I went back to Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben Shear (@ben_shear) for more tips on how to emulate what...
Friday, 8/29/2014 at 7:00AM
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