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Tips for Her: Fix the shanks (part 2)

<i>Editor's note: Each week, Megan Padua, a teaching professional at Maidstone Club (East Hampton, N.Y.) and Belfair Plantation (Bluffton, S.C.), and one of Golf Digest's Best Young Teachers, offers tips and advice for women golfers.</i><p><b>By Megan Padua</b><p>In my last post, I helped you overcome shanks if your …

Watch The Best of Sean Foley | The Secret To Hitting Your 3-Wood | Golf Digest Video | CNE

The Secret To Hitting Your 3-Wood<p>Sean Foley shares his secret to hitting a 3-wood.<p>Released on 10/1/2013<p>Credits<p>Starring:<p>Sean Foley<p>Transcript<p>Embed

Can I Still Run with Piriformis Pain?

Manual therapy and strengthening is the best solution to piriformis pain.<p><i>Hi Dr. Roberts,</i><p><i>Do you have any advice for training for a marathon with a problematic piriformis? I've been dealing with pain and tightness in the area ever since my last marathon last October. I did physical therapy for two</i> …

Six Steps To A Revitalizing Juice Cleanse

<i>Fasting gives your organs a break from all the work they do to digest foods and provides a variety of health benefits.</i><p>Shifting gears during down …

The 20 Best Weight-Loss Foods

Looking for an easy way to lose a few pounds? We’ve got the program. It’s simple, and it works. So get with it.<p>Many runners would like to lose a pound or two. Maybe five. Maybe more. Why? That's easy: to feel better, look better, improve their health, and run farther and faster.<p>However, losing …

Tips for Her: Maintain your posture

*Editor's note: Each week, Megan Padua, a teaching professional at Maidstone Club (East Hampton, N.Y.) and Belfair Plantation (Bluffton, S.C.), and one of Golf Digest's Best Young Teachers, offers tips and advice for women golfers.<p><b>By Megan Padua</b><p>To make consistent contact, it's important to maintain …

Get in the Lean Lane

Want to lose weight, get in shape, and run your best ever? Here are 50 ways to get there.<p>We've all been there: Despite exercising and watching what you eat, the elastic in your running shorts seems to be as tight as your hamstrings. "Ninety-five percent of the runners I work with want to lose some …

The Healthy Runner’s Diet

Follow these six rules for a healthy, whole-foods eating plan designed just for a runner like you.<p>"Where's the food?" that's the question I ask many runners when I review their food diaries. It's not that they're starving. Most are taking in lots of calories and nutrients—but it's in the form of …

Tips for Her: Accelerate after impact

<i>Editor's note: Each week, Megan Padua, a teaching professional at Maidstone Club (East Hampton, N.Y.) and Belfair Plantation (Bluffton, S.C.), and one of Golf Digest's Best Young Teachers, offers tips and advice for women golfers.</i><p><b>By Megan Padua</b><p>If you swing as hard as possible from the top of your …

Tips for Her: Improve your driver setup

<i>Editor's note: Each week, Megan Padua, a teaching professional at Maidstone Club (East Hampton, N.Y.) and Belfair Plantation (Bluffton, S.C.), and one of Golf Digest's Best Young Teachers, offers tips and advice for women golfers.</i><p><b>By Megan Padua</b><p>There are a couple small setup adjustments that can …

Tips for Her: Rethink your angle of attack

<i>Editor's note: Each week, Megan Padua, a teaching professional at Maidstone Club (East Hampton, N.Y.) and Belfair Plantation (Bluffton, S.C.), and one of Golf Digest's Best Young Teachers, offers tips and advice for women golfers.</i><p><b>By Megan Padua</b><p>When it comes to golf, there are many ways to make a …

Tips for Her: Create leverage in your golf swing

*Editor's note: Each week, Megan Padua, a teaching professional at Maidstone Club (East Hampton, N.Y.) and Belfair Plantation (Bluffton, S.C.), and one of Golf Digest's Best Young Teachers, offers tips and advice for women golfers.<p><b>By Megan Padua</b><p>*For higher, straighter shots, you need leverage, and …

Enjoy a Perfect-for-Summer Lobster Roll

Clark Frasier, runner and award-winning chef, says it's important to indulge, once in a while.<p>James Beard Award-winning chef Clark Frasier tries to keep his life balanced. He runs three to five mornings each week, usually on trails, and leaves his phone at home. Then, he spends the next 10 to 12 …

2013 Triathlete Buyer's Guide: Saddles

The 2013 <i>Triathlete Buyer’s Guide</i> magazine is out on newsstands now (and check out the digital version), and we’re giving you a sneak peek right here. …

Piriformis Syndrome Treatment, Prevention And Exercises

<i>Learn how to treat and prevent this lower-back and buttock pain that is common among runners and triathletes.</i><p>The Symptoms<p>Pain in the lower back …

8 Things Runners Should Know About Coffee

Your favorite morning indulgence has some health and performance benefits, too.<p><b>Caffeine (in coffee or otherwise) improves performance…</b> Hundreds of studies have shown that consuming caffeine before a physical challenge likely helps subjects go farther and faster than when they go without it. This …

Tips for Her: Every putt is a straight putt

<i>Editor's note: Each week, Megan Padua, a teaching professional at Maidstone Club (East Hampton, N.Y.) and Belfair Plantation (Bluffton, S.C.), and one of Golf Digest's Best Young Teachers, offers tips and advice for women golfers.</i><p>__By [Megan Padua<p>](http://www.golfdigest.com/golf/megan-padua)__<p>When …

Weight-Loss FAQs Answered

You posted questions on Facebook; we answered those that got the most "likes."<p><b>What's the best way to break through a weight-loss plateau?</b><br>Since you're not burning more calories than you consume—hence no weight loss—tweak your routine. Up the protein at each meal (especially breakfast) to 25 …

Foods Runners Should Avoid

Think twice before adding these items to your shopping cart.<p>The phrase, “If the fire’s hot enough, anything will burn” has been uttered by many an endurance athlete, thanks to John L. Parker Jr.’s <i>Once a Runner</i>. And with enough sweat sessions, a few nutrition missteps won’t wreak complete havoc on …

Recipe: ‘Blue Steel’ Overnight Oats

Traditionally, breakfast oats come in one format: hot off the stove and/or microwave and chalk full of warm healthy goodness. However, as the summer …

Breakfast

Easy Upgrades

Get more nutrition out of already healthy foods by adding one ingredient.<p>If you're like most runners, you eat right most of the time. Maybe you have oatmeal for breakfast, yogurt as a snack, and whole-wheat pasta to refuel postrun. All smart choices—but there's a way to transform these stalwarts …

Golf Instruction, Equipment, Courses, Travel, News

PGA Tour<p>The clubs used by the former World No. 1 to win at Torrey Pines<p>2017-'18 Ranking<p>A familiar face tops our biennial list, but there are plenty of surprises as well<p>Mountain Golf<p>Golf Digest senior photographer Dom Furore brings you Part Five of his series on mountain golf, traveling high into …

How To Play A Private 100 Greatest Course

The second at Medinah C.C. (No. 3).<p>If you've been unable to cultivate friends at the 100 Greatest Courses<p>you long to play—or can't qualify for a USGA event scheduled at one of them—don't give up. There are other opportunities to post a round and support a charity at the same time.<p>Just ask Keith …

Better Phys Ed

Not all school programs produce the same health results.<p>My column this week in the <i>Globe and Mail</i> takes a closer look at the study I blogged about last month looking at the impact of school phys ed on health outcomes:<p><i>Give kids more physical-education classes in school, and they’ll be healthier and</i> …

School Phys Ed and the Activitystat Hypothesis

Gym classes taught by specially trained teachers make a significant difference in kids' health.<p>There's a theory that has been getting attention recently called the "activitystat hypothesis," which basically argues that our appetite for physical activity is regulated in much the same way that our …

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

Feed Zone Recipe: Banana Waffles

<i>Fuel up for your next run with this tasty treat!</i><p>When Dr. Allen Lim left the lab to work with pro cyclists, he found athletes weary of processed bars …

How Long Does it Take to Recover from Piriformis Pain?

The cure to piriformis pain is finding the culprit.<p><i>My 50th birthday falls on the weekend of the 2014 Disney World Marathon. It has been my dream to celebrate by doing Goofy's race. Unfortunately, I have been struggling with piriformis pain since my last marathon, two years ago. Is my dream a wash,</i> …

Tips For Her: Improve posture for a better strike

<i>Editor's note: Each week, Megan Padua, a teaching professional at Maidstone Club (East Hampton, N.Y.) and Belfair Plantation (Bluffton, S.C.), and one of Golf Digest's Best Young Teachers, offers tips and advice for women golfers.</i><p>Posture, an essential part of the golf swing, is often overlooked. …