Feel Above Par: Health Benefits of Golf

How Golf Can Help You Feel Above Par!

Golf has grown in popularity over the last 20 years. It is now one of the most popular sporting activities for Irish people. Golf is played by both men and women. Golf is most popular with the over 50’s but it is increasing in popularity with younger demographics now.

Irish Golfers are among the best in the world. The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open is taking place in Lahinch, Co. Clare this week, showcasing the Irish talent and also our beautiful golf courses to the world. Some of the top Irish Golfers include Pádraig Harrington, Shane Lowry, Rory McIlroy, Paul Dunne, Leona Maguire, Lisa Maguire, Darren Clarke and Graeme McDowell, to name but a few. Some of the top Irish Golf courses include the K Club, Mount Juliet, Ballybunion, Royal Portrush, Royal County Down, Adare Manor and Lahinch. If you are a golf enthusiast you really are spoilt for choice here in Ireland.

Golf, like any sport, has many health benefits linked to it. Here’s a few health benefits associated with playing golf:

Builds Strength

Playing golf regularly helps to build up your overall body strength. The walking, carrying equipment and swinging of the clubs helps to build muscle and increase your body strength. Building strength in your body is paramount to helping you stay younger and healthier.

Increases Balance

Much of the game of golf revolves around balance. You need to get your posture and swing just right in order to get the best shot. Playing golf regularly will help to increase your balancing ability and maintain it at a good level. If you already struggle with your balance, playing golf can help you to regain it.

Fresh Air

Playing golf requires you to be outdoors. Getting out and about in the fresh air is good for your physical and mental wellbeing. Breathing in fresh and clean air is also good for your respiratory system.

Improves and Maintains Vision

Golf involves keeping your eye on the ball. It requires a lot of focus and concentration for your eyes. Playing golf can indeed help to improve and maintain your eye health. It involves a lot of hand-eye coordination which is also great for your optic health.

Improves Brain Power

While playing golf you need to concentrate on the task at hand and to plot out your next swing. The levels of concentration involved with playing golf can improve your brain power and concentration and ward off memory loss.

Reduces Stress

Keeping active and busy helps to reduce stress and anxiety. Due to the high levels of physical exercise involved in golf, it can aid in the reduction of stress and anxiety.

Improves Blood Flow and Heart Health

In order for you to avail of this benefit you need to ditch the golf cart. Walking around the golf course can increase your heart rate and improve your blood flow. Rather than using a golf cart to get around why not walk instead. You will get in your daily steps while improving your heart health.

Weight Loss

This links to the heart health and blood flow benefit in that you have to ditch the golf cart and walk the course instead. When you walk the course and play your golf you are burning hundreds of calories which will lead to you losing some weight.

Making New friends

Playing golf and getting involved in your local club gives you the opportunity to make new friends and meet new people. Socialising is brilliant for your mental health. Make sure to get involved in your club and get to know the other club members.

The only issue with golf, like any sport, is that you are at risk of sustaining an injury while playing it. It is common for golfers to suffer with wrist, hand, shoulder, back, spinal and neck pain. You can easily prevent this by taking our Joint Essentials which helps to keep your joints supple and your bones healthy and strong. It works great for sports injuries, arthritis and other joint and bone related issues. Our Heart Essentials is also good for your cardiovascular health and helps you maintain healthy energy levels. Making Joint Essentials and Heart Essentials part of your daily routine will help you stay at the top of your game out on the course!

Why Joint Essentials?

Our Joint Essentials contains a wide range of important ingredients to support strong bones, supple joints and healthy skin, hair and nails.

It helps to:

  • Increase flexibility in the joints
  • Treat joint pain
  • Treat osteoarthritis & other joint disorders
  • Increase bone health
  • Take down inflammation
  • Improve skin, hair & nails

All you need to take is one scoop a day, it really is that easy!

Why Heart Essentials?

Our Heart Essentials is a unique formulation of l-arginine, l-citrulline, vitamins and minerals to support the heart and circulatory system.

It helps to:

  • Treat high  blood pressure
  • Prevent or treat heart disease
  • Prevent stroke
  • Treat breathlessness
  • Treat diabetes
  • Increases energy levels

All you need to take is one scoop a day, it really is that easy!

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