[fitness friday] 5 Reasons Golf is more Exercise than YOU think…even when you use a golf cart!

written by john c ashworth, ma

Whether you ride in a golf cart of not, the game is full of walking.  But it’s not just the walking that makes golf both great exercise and a fantastic lifetime sport.  The game is full of athletic moves, and full of opportunities to improve your strength, balance, and flexibility.

For all you skeptics out there, consider the following statistics…

According to an article on the National Public Radio web site, the World Golf Federation estimates that golfers who walk an 18-hole course clock about 5 miles and burn up to 2,000 calories.  Now, I can hear you already…”but John, many people don’t walk the course they are playing, they ride in a car.”  Yes, you are correct, so to get maximum fitness benefit from your game of golf, walk when you can.  Keep in mind, however, that in the same article quoted above, a pedometer was connected to an older golfer who rode in a cart, and she still managed

 

exercises. Dumbbell Squats.

produced by john & carl ashworth

During this dumbbell squat, hold the dumbells at your shoulders and feel how much harder your back has to work.  Be careful.  Don’t go too heavy too soon.  Always remember, you have to be strong to get stronger and bigger.  Always build from a foundation of strength from the inside out.

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John and John in front of John's new 2015 Lexus GS. Enjoy brother!
John and John in front of John’s new 2015 Lexus GS. Enjoy brother!

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