John Cook

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5 Stretches to Loosen Your Hamstrings and Relieve Lower Back Pain

You probably already have a plan in place for what to do when your lower back is bothering you, but there may be something else you can try: stretching your legs. While there are many causes of low back pain, research shows that having tight hamstrings—the muscle at the back of the thigh—is linked …

Back Pain

1. STORE ENERGY

The road to effortless power runs through your lead leg. Top 100 Teacher Krista Dunton (@KristaDunton) shows you how to harness its energy and hit …

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The Best 20-Minute Bodyweight Legs Workout for Busy Guys

One simple move to more rotation and longer drives

Everyone wants to hit the driver farther. The good news is, Brian Manzella, who is on our Golf Digest Best 50 Teachers list, says pretty much everyone can. One of the greatest inhibitors to driving it far is not turning enough. One really easy fix that'll help you get more turn? Just move your …

How To Make Your Swing Repeat

A few years ago I was bouncing between different instructors, trying to find some consistency in my game. One teacher, Chris O’Connell out of Dallas, …

Golf

This $17 Anti-Aging Eye Cream Basically Works Like Botox For Younger-Looking Skin

Believe it or not, but a good eye cream is a crucial component of every effective anti-aging skincare routine. Unfortunately, these powerful skincare …

Skin Care

How to fall asleep 'within two minutes' according to the US Military method

A military secret for combatting sleepless nights has been revealed - and no, it doesn't involve marching through a desert with 50lbs of equipment on …

Sleep

Shallow Out Your Golf Swing: Avoid 3 Mistakes Made by 99% of Golfers

Do you struggle to hit the centre of the clubface with most of your golf shots? Does your golf swing come down very steep and results in a lot of …

Golf

The 100 Best Movies of the 2000s

This feature was originally published on September 21, 2009<p>The first decade of the new millennium (a.k.a. The Aughts) is drawing to a close, but …

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Grab 1 Kettlebell and Try This Trainer's Full-Body Strength Workout

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Kettlebells<p>Kettlebell Complex<p>Grab 1 Kettlebell and Try This Trainer's Full-Body Strength Workout<p>Shares<p>Here’s a …

Workouts

How to Insert a Signature in Word

Microsoft Word is the go-to for many types of documents, from letters, to leases, to legal forms. It only makes sense you might want to add some sort …

Tutorials

The 40 Best-Ever Recipes from Food & Wine

Of the more than 24,000 recipes we've published since 1978, these are the ones that were so memorable, so revelatory, and so delicious that we're …

Cooking

NIX YOUR LIFT

Looking to increase your velocity and power but feeling stymied by limited flexibility? GOLF Top 100 teacher Joe Plecker (@JoePleckerPGA) can help.<p>If …

Workouts

3 Ways To Pre-Set Pure Impact

Check out my downswing here. I call this the delivery position. The closer you get to impact, the less you can do—or undo—before you hit the ball. You're basically on cruise control. That said, you can monitor this position when you practice. Swing down, stop here, and check three things.<p><b>1.) WEIGHT</b> …

How to Remove Stains on a Bathroom Vanity

Homemade concoctions can keep a bathroom vanity clean.<p>Hard Water Stains<p>Step 1<p>Combine 1 tbsp. of lemon juice with 1 cup of vinegar.<p>Step 2<p>Rub the …

TOWEL DRILL

Top 100 teacher Carol Preisinger (@Carolpreisinger) has a self-help solution for a more powerful swing.<p>Thanks to 3-D technology, instructors know …

WATCH: Irons – More yards, same swing

<i>Fix of the Week is our weekly highlight of the best tips from our free Fix Finder video instruction series. This week’s tip comes from Top 100</i> …

Pizza Recipes

• Recipes<br>• Meal• <b><br>Pizza</b><p>Sort:<p>Most Popular<p>latest<p>Pizza Basic Neapolitan Pizza Dough<p>Pizza Basic New York-Style Pizza Dough<p>Pizza New York-Style Pizza Sauce<p>Pizza Foolproof Pan PizzaThis recipe requires no kneading, no stretching—pretty much no skill whatsoever to create a crisp-crusted, airy, chewy pan …

The secret to streak-free windows lies in this everyday household item

Does your tidy livin’ nightmare look something like this: You speed clean your home from top to bottom with the help of your trusty lemongrass …

4 Common Reasons Why Your Hamstrings Are Tight – and What You Can Do About It

This often-challenging muscle group doesn't have to be the bane of your existence after that long hike or run.<p>Oh, the hamstrings – those pesky …

10 No Equipment Needed Exercises for Strong Legs

<b>Your legs are the foundation of your body</b>. They connect you to the ground and are from where you generate your power. When you travel or go on …

THE POWER ISSUE: LEARN TO SWING IN TO OUT

My tips for beating the over-the-top downswing and putting more pop in your tee shots<p>You’re Too Far Inside<p>When I talk about the inside path, I’m …

A Secret To Great Putting

Flip the triangle: It's the secret to great putting<p>If you asked a lot of golfers how to teach the putting stroke, they might say that when holding the club, the arms and shoulders create a triangle shape that points down at the ball. The goal is keeping that triangle shape intact during the stroke. …

Golf

Adjust Your Backswing To Raise Your Trajectory

“Wider swings produce higher shots.”<p>Although they might serve you well on a golf trip to Ireland or Scotland, where a lot of times you can chase the ball onto the green, those low, and often thin, iron shots are probably costing you strokes in the United States. There are just too many holes on …

11 Simple but Brilliant Tricks to Make Your Home Sparkle

3. How to remove limescale from a toilet bowl<p>Use a mixture of mustard powder and equal parts citric acid and cornstarch to make a toilet bowl shine …

Chicken Piccata with Lemon Sauce | Taste of Home

Follow along as we show you how to make these fantastic recipes from our archive.

Mama's Italian Wedding Soup Recipe

"This hearty soup was inspired by a soup I tasted at an Italian wedding. It is sure to please just about everyone! Serve hot with Parmesan cheese …

How To Stop Slicing Drives

<b>How To Stop Slicing Drives</b><p>In this video, Golf Monthly top 25 coach John Jacobs looks at the two reasons for slicing your drives.<p>Are you tired of …

This Simple Sauce Is the Summer’s Best Burger Hack

The beginning of the summer isn’t the only time to get creative with your burgers. I appreciate the home cooks who hold back a trick or two to keep …

95 Percent of New Products Fail. Here Are 6 Steps to Make Sure Yours Don't

Here's the tried-and-true formula for a successful product launch. The future of your business may depend on it.<p>According to Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen, there are over 30,000 new products introduced every year, and 95 percent fail. According to University of Toronto …