Everyone agrees that golf is a very demanding game, both physically and mentally. The repetitive motions over 4-5 hours can put a lot of stress on your body.
Why Condition for Golf?
During each game you will:
- Take over 300 swings... twisting on one side!!!!!
- Lean over 30-40 times
- Bend down 40-50 times
- Walk 4-5 miles
Start training so you can play pain free!
- 63% of golfers will experience low back pain
- 30% of pro golfers will play injured – Freddy Couples struggled many years with back injury
Pain in the lower back is a common concern. According to Dr. William C. Shiel, specialistin the field of rheumatology,lower back pain affects up to 90% of Americans at some point in their life.
In up to 85% of people, despite a thorough medical exam, no specific cause for the pain can be identified. Yet it is one of the most common reasons to visit a doctor or a hospital's emergency department. It is alsosecond to the common coldas a cause of lost days at work.
A growing number of people, on their doctor's recommendations, are turning to yoga to alleviate their pain.
Do headaches prevent you from focusing?
By Claudine LaRochelle-ReischlLe Refuge Yoga, Mississauga
Have you ever found yourself at work, staring at the computer and unable to focus because of a headache?
If you feel pain on both the left and right sides of your head, gradually spreading down to the neck region, or if it feels as if the pain is originating from the neck region, you are probably suffering from a tension headache.
By far the most common form of headache, tension headaches are usually triggered by stress-related habits, such as poor posture, fatigue, and yes… being hunched over your desk staring at a computer.