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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Health: In the SWING!

FYI - Do you Swing for Green? 


  • The typical 18-hole golf course is five miles. Five miles can be used to strengthen one's body core (arms, legs and shoulders), while also improving overall health operations. Golf uses the entire body. The more a golfer uses his body instead of relying on aids such as caddies and carts, the more health benefits are obtained. Golf movements consist of walking, swinging, squatting, bending and lifting.


  • As a form of physical exercise, golf can provide an individual with benefits ranging from improved circulation to improved flexibility. A good cardiovascular workout occurs when walking the entire course. Pain levels can be decreased by playing golf because the joints and muscles will be moving. Arthritis can be helped because golf loosens stiff joints. Weird technique by 70 year old Golf Pro Fixes see at link below!

     Better sleep is another benefit. Golfers experience increased strength, mobility, hand-eye coordination and range of motion. Golf is also good for weight control.

    The golf swing and stance play a major role in improving one's posture, overall balance and muscular coordination. By having these health promoting factors, an individual experiences less pain and discomfort. Golf can be played at all ages, so even children can use it to get more physical activity.  
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