Did you know that playing golf can bring some impressive health and wellbeing benefits that can help you look and feel at your best?
Golf provides the core ingredients that doctors recommend for optimum physical and mental health and wellbeing.
- It’s fun
- It’s Social
- It gets you outdoors
- It keeps you fit
- It creates a personal challenge
To play a great game of golf, you need also to be GOLF FIT, there is no point in running out of steam on the 14th Hole. Some simple techniques including
- Having your muscles warmed up before you start
- Adding strength training to your weekly routine
- Adding in flexibility and stability exercises can improve your overall game.
So what are the key muscles used and a golf swing? Research shows that the key lower body muscle was the gluteus maximus (your butt). While the key upper body muscles were the pectoralis major (chest), latissimus dorsi (back), along with core and forearm muscles. Training that focusses on these areas can enhance your game!