If you did not have the opportunity to play golf during the winter season, or if you do not already have a regular strength and flexibility routine, don’t worry. It’s never too late to start a strength or stretching program.
While exposure to the sun does have some benefits, you do need to be careful. The sun can cause painful sunburns, and sun exposure, even without sunburn, causes early wrinkling and age spots. Sunburns also increase your risk for skin cancer.
What we put into our bodies ultimately determines how well we perform both mentally and physically. Eating healthy gives you a competitive advantage and could potentially improve your golf score.
They say golf is 90 percent mental, and Dr. Patrice Holmes, a Middlesex Health psychiatrist, offers tips that will help you be more mindful as you play golf — and go about your life!
When playing any sport, it is important to protect your back, and that is especially true in golf. You risk seriously injuring your back when golfing.
Most people think of back and arm injuries when they think of sports-related injuries that occur as a result of playing golf. However, just as common — and just as painful — are foot and ankle injuries.
Research shows that playing golf regularly can be good for your health. It can provide good exercise and may be associated with longevity, physical health and wellness benefits.
Getting a good night's sleep can help your golf game. What can you to do ensure that you wake up well rested?
You may not be hitting the links in the offseason, but you can perform exercises at home to maintain your flexibility, strengthen your core and stay in shape. Middlesex Health orthopedic surgeon Dr. Mark Lorenze and director of Physical Rehabilitation, Brian Taber, talk about the importance of maintaining your peak season flexibility all year long.