Did you know that you could improve your golf and increase your enjoyment of the game without even lifting a club?
You simply need to look after your health and fitness by eating the right foods, taking regular exercise and drinking plenty of water.
The fourth major golf tournament of the year, the PGA (Professional Golfers Association) Championship has just finished in Atlanta, Georgia. Temperatures were in excess of 100° degrees Fahrenheit. Consequently, the PGA recommended that players drink a bottle of water every two holes to avoid dehydration.
Can you concentrate at work and perform to the best of your ability when hot and bothered? Do you get lethargic and grumpy when you haven’t eaten? Do you feel better after exercise?
The vitally important point is that by simply looking after your general health you could improve the way you play golf or any other sport.
Of course, you also need the right skills and mental strength to succeed, but you cannot perform at your very best without energy and a reasonable level of fitness.
At How to Stay Healthy for Golf in Winter you can find tips on what foods to eat before, during and after exercise, easy stretching exercises you can even do at home and how much water you should drink to maintain or improve your performance levels.
Most people dread changing their eating habits or think that exercising has to be hard work, but this is not always the case. Some simple adjustments to your lifestyle could make all the difference.
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