Playing golf trusted to keep low your cholesterol levels thus improve cardiovascular and metabolic health of the body.
Apparently, without realizing it, golfers can walk around the golf course as far as 4-8 miles and it had burned at least 500 calories. Additionally, golf players also benefit from exposure to morning sunlight and the open air refreshing.
That is why, according to research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, playing golf also able to improve the respiratory system, increase endurance and strengthen muscles in the parent.
The specialist sport of Scotland was revealed, golfing help prevent various diseases, including dementia in elderly people and improve mental health such as lowering the risk of depression and anxiety disorders.
Principal investigator, Dr. Andrew Murray, who participated in the Golf and Health Project is to say, this exercise can be beneficial for all ages because golf is played by a young age to old.
In the long term, routinely playing golf is considered to extend the life expectancy of a person.
“We know playing golf can increase life expectancy because they have mental health benefits, and can help prevent or treat more than 40 major chronic diseases, such as heart attack, stroke, diabetes, breast cancer, and colon cancer,” said Andrew.