In the past, golf has been viewed as a relaxing way
the "inactive population" spend a day. It's
the perfect sport with little athletic ability needed
and no grueling off and pre-season training. That is
most likely why golf has recently become on of America's
if you can spend the time! There
are now over 28 million people, almost 20% of our population
playing golf yearly. Golfers are everywhere and wearing
Times are definitely changing! If we take a look back
at the body types of many professional golfers in history.
Fitness was NOT a focus
and, at the time, really
didn't seem to be needed. Now as we look at what is
happening to the bodies of the pros, we see more athletic
builds and weight loss throughout the entire tour. From
baby boomers to the younger generations alike, no matter
what age, aesthetics may not entirely be the focus,
but function and fitness definitely are!
If you want to play better golf today, you practice
by swinging the club a bunch of times and whacking a
lot of balls. If you want to continue to play better
golf tomorrow and years down the road, then it's time
to get on the cutting edge of the fitness movement.
Get out of your comfort zone and put the extra effort
in to fine tune your body.