Reaping Health Benefits while Socializing at Golf Courses in Brighton
“The death rate for golfers is 40 percent lower than for other people of the same sex, age and socioeconomic status, which correspond to a 5 year increase in life expectancy,” reads an article on Redorbit.com, which communicated the findings of a study conducted by the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet. As if such results are still not enough to underscore the health benefits of the so-called sport of leisure, study leader Professor Anders Ahlbom’s statement adds value to the premise that golf is good for amateur and pro players alike. “‘A round of golf,’” he maintained, “‘means being outside for four or five hours, walking at a fast pace for six to seven kilometres, something which is known to be good for the health.’”
Spend time at any number of relaxing Brighton golf courses and soak up the ambiance while socializing with your peers, business partners, family members, and more. Keep on moving to stay healthy as you walk instead of taking the golf cart, and turn that torso while swinging that club. All these benefits are yours for the taking under the calming atmosphere of a golf course.
Reaping all the benefits of a game at prominent Brighton, MI golf courses doesn’t really demand too much from you in return. Golf is a low impact sport that’s high on social interaction. That means you can take all the rewards while spending quality time with your nearest and dearest.
Golf is also good for the brain as it presents an intellectually stimulating challenge to the player. Engaging in this sport is not exactly about swinging the club at random in any direction a player pleases. It requires strategy, technique, and skill among others.
There is always the risk of getting injured, like in any sport. Fortunately, the risk is relatively low in this game of skill and strategy. After all, playing golf requires less movements than in other sports.
Playing golf allows the player to make a choice. In particular, you can do it for leisure, as a bonding activity or to form and/or maintain business relationships. Aside from those, you can likewise beat your previous best or strive to beat all the rest.
(Article Excerpt and Image from Study: Golfers Live Longer, Redorbit.com, May 30, 2008)