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10 potential problems with your golf equipment

"It's the Indian, not the arrow" is a popular adage in golf -- noting that a bad shot is often a result of the craftsman rather than the tools -- yet one that's not always true. Yes, the golfer made the erroneous swing, but perhaps the clubs are what lead to that wayward, missed shot. How so, you …

Golf

5 moves to save your spine

Even the most technically sound swings cause stress on the spine, but golf doesn't have to sentence you to future back pain. To avoid discomfort, says Golf Digest Fitness Advisor Ben Shear, "strengthen the muscles at the bottom of the spine, and improve flexibility in the mid and upper back." All …

Workouts

More great exercises to get you in golf shape in five weeks

When creating a workout program to improve your golf swing, focus on exercises that make your body more stable and flexible, then build strength and power, says Golf Digest Fitness Advisor Ben Shear. Last week, he offered six moves for better stability and flexibility. Assuming you've been working …

Workouts

The Right Way To Chip

Simple keys for making solid contact—every time.<p>Chipping looks so easy when you see a good player doing it. On the flip side, it can be hard to watch when someone is struggling with these little shots.<p>The No. 1 issue is making solid contact. Why? Because the club's not moving fast enough to keep …

Golf

Try Rory McIlroy’s Zero-Tech Training Aid

This image of Rory McIlroy is from the range at the WGC-Mexico Championship. You’ll notice he’s got a glove tucked under his left armpit. This is a classic drill that you may have seen on the range before. You can use anything, really: glove, headcover, towel. We talked to Jason Guss, one of our …

Golf

We'll get you in golf shape in five weeks

You've probably dumped your New Year's fitness resolution by now, but don't let it bother you. With golf season ramping up and the Masters only five weeks away, we've asked Golf Digest Fitness Advisor Ben Shear to put together a "crash program" of exercises to get you ready for golf season.<p>He …

Workouts

The Best Questions to Ask in Every Job Interview Round

While it’s true you can never be completely sure about how well you’ll adjust to working with a new boss, company, or team until you’ve actually …

On The Fast Track: 25 Ways to Learn a New Skill Quickly

Whether you plan to become fluent in a new language or finally tackle that home improvement project, picking up a new skill can seem …

The Real 007 Used Fake News to Get the U.S. into World War II

The British ran a massive and illegal propaganda operation on American soil during World War II—and the White House helped.<p>In the spring of 1940, …

What Employees Value More Than Salary, According to Glassdoor

Salary is important, but it’s not the only thing that contributes to job satisfaction. New research from Glassdoor reveals what makes people happiest …

These Scripts Help You Start and Nail a Salary Negotiation Talk with Your Boss

The beginning of the year is a great time to make sure you’re being paid what you’re worth, and if you find out it’s about time you had a chat with …

Employment

7 Facts About Mortgages You Didn't Know

Applying for a mortgage is a complex process, and there are some things about mortgages that many people don't understand well, particularly those who have never bought a home before. With that in mind, here are seven facts about mortgages that could save you money and help your mortgage process go …

Rory McIlroy: These five moves will make your game championship worthy

<i>This article originally appeared in the October 2014 issue of GOLF.</i><p>I owe all kinds of credit to my longtime coach, Michael Bannon, who has helped me …

Golf

Fitness Friday: Improving Your Posture

Make The Turn Weekly Challenge #43: Back and Shoulder Booster

Fitness Friday: Two Great Exercises For Your Downswing

Rory McIlroy’s Strength And Flexibility Workout

Golf has never been a sport associated with athletic excellence. Sure, it’s tricky to make a small ball go in a hole using only a stick. But swinging …

Workouts

The Best Workout for Your Golf Game | Men's Health

While the following program won’t replace practicing your drive or short game, it’ll enhance your game, says Hartman.<p>Here’s how: You’ll improve your dynamic flexibility, which is necessary for more range in your swing. You’ll build greater acceleration and force—and prevent early deceleration—of …

'She'll never realise the impact she had': life-changing conversations

We asked readers to tell us about their most significant conversation, or a letter that changed them. Here are our favourites<p><b>Anonymous, artist, 63, former New Yorker now living in Mexico</b><p>I went to a job interview in the 1980s in New York, when I was in my early 30s. It was something to do with hotel …

Medicine

Amsterdam is opening an all-avocado restaurant

As 2016 comes to a close, we dared to dream.<p>We hoped that perhaps the overwhelming avocado obsession, the food trend that creeps in at every corner …

Starbucks has big plans for artificial intelligence

Starbucks also led the way with Mobile Order & Pay. That technology allows people to skip the line, creating a better experience for regular customers while offering shorter lines for casual visitors. That system, which has since been copied by rivals Dunkin' Brands, and Panera Bread (along with …

Artificial Intelligence

4 Questions That Will Impress Any Hiring Manager in an Interview

It’s something that gets asked by almost every hiring manager at the tail end of almost any job interview: “Do you have any questions for me?” Shrug …

Pop Culture

The Philips Hue Dimmer Kit Is Landlord-Friendly, Adds Dimmable Lights to Any Home

I wanted dimmable lights in my apartment, but like most people, my lease won’t let me mess with the electricals. I thought I was stuck until I found …

How to Write Email with Military Precision

In the military, a poorly formatted email may be the difference between mission accomplished and mission failure. During my active duty service, I learned how to structure emails to maximize a mission’s chances for success. Since returning from duty, I have applied these lessons to emails that I …

Military

The spy who couldn’t spell: how the biggest heist in the history of US espionage was foiled

Ever since childhood, Brian Regan had been made to feel stupid because of his severe dyslexia. So he thought no one would suspect him of stealing secrets<p>The classrooms and hallways of Farmingdale High in Long Island were deserted on the morning of Saturday 19 August 2001, when a van pulled into the …

Surveillance

The Air Force has begun 'mini-deployments' of the F-35 with A-10s and Navy SEALs

"We are practicing taking what would be a smaller contingent of jets and moving them to another location and then having them employ out of that location," Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian, former Director, F-35 Integration Office told Scout Warrior in an interview several months ago.<p>Harrigian said the …

Military

Baghdad's Finest: A look at Iraq's vaunted special forces

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's special forces, which barreled into a town east of Mosul on Thursday despite a wave of suicide attacks, are the country's most professional and least sectarian fighting force.<p>Officially known as the Counter Terrorism Service, the U.S. trained troops have played a key role in …

Middle East

Master the Six Qs to Make an Impression In Job Interviews

When you’re looking for a new job, you want to present yourself as a strong candidate. Showcase how you have mastered the “six Q’s”, basically six …

Mute

We are a leading medical technology company focused on enhancing the efficiency of the human engine through innovative respiratory technologies and …

How to deliver a remarkable presentation

20 practical steps to delivering presentations that are memorable, and effective<p>I'm lucky. I get paid to speak at events that I used to attend. But it wasn't always that way.<p>Things changed when I decided that I wanted to speak at events back in 2004. I was an ambitious Director of Sales. I knew …

Public Speaking