1.Golf is a low-impact, aerobic sport, which can be enjoyed from childhood
through retirement years.
2. Golf satisfies the Surgeon Generals recommendation of
low-intensity exercise for physical fitness.
3. It carries a high annual injury rate of roughly 40%.
4.You can avoid injury and dehydration by consuming sufficient water or a low sugar healthy beverage with electrolytes.
5.Novices should seek proper training on golf swing mechanics to avoid injuries.
6.Warm up, proper stretching (light before and prolong stretches after playing), and sport specific exercise training helps prevent injuries, while improving your game. Consult a physical therapist to learn how.
7.Consultation with a Board Licensed Physical Therapist for minor to moderate strains of the muscle or sprains to the joints increases recovery time and outcomes for return to playing golf safely.
8.A diet containing healthy low sugar and high fiber and whole grain carbohydrates, lean and complete amino acid protein sources, healthy omega 3 and unsaturated fats, and vitamin micronutrients from fruits, vegetables, grains and nuts can give all the energy your body needs to perform at its highest level.