Is Golf Exercise?

By December 7, 2016Uncategorized


Quite possibly one of the most lingering questions in modern day sports is if golf equates to a healthy about of exercise. You’re definitely using athletic ability but how extreme is it when it comes to physical fitness?

According to CNN: Golf provides moderate-intensity physical activity that is recommended for people of all ages and genders for the longevity, physical and mental health benefits it offers, according to a recent study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

So, what does that mean exactly?

“By any dictionary definition, golf is a sport and an exercise and can provide useful physical activity,” said Dr. Andrew Murray, a sports medicine consultant at the University of Edinburgh and lead author of the study.

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