Is Golf Exercise?

By December 7, 2016Life

Does golf equate to a healthy amount of exercise?

 

This is quite possibly one of the most lingering questions in modern day sports. 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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