Depending on whom you ask, the game of golf is approximately 250 to 450 years old. But, despite its advanced age, there’s been a major shift in golf over the last 20 years: top players have branched out beyond technical skills and found ways to improve their game through fitness. Even if you’re not vying for endorsement deals or a spot on the PGA Tour, the right exercises can help you play better on the course, and feel better after the game is over. Want to build the ultimate golfer home gym? Here are five tools that experts recommend to help you train to be a better golfer.
Picture it: you’re two days into your 30-day vegan cleanse, and you accidentally order a latté with cow’s milk instead of almond milk. Or you maybe you vowed to exercise every day in January before a cold sidelined you from your workout routine. Your new, improved lifestyle is ruined. Or is it?
The right tools can go a long way in helping you reach your fitness goals faster. By determining what you need and when you need it, you can meet those goals without blowing your budget. Below, we’re sharing our top five pieces to help you get fit this year, and—if you want to spread out those purchases—suggested timing for when to get each one.
Feeling lethargic? Tired? Blue? Instead of lying down, try getting up to move. Exercise can help you function and sleep better, and it can reduce your risk of a number of chronic diseases. Countless studies and researchers have found that moving makes your life better. Here are three reasons why daily movement matters.
It would be so much easier to stick to New Year’s resolutions if the new year started during the summer. In the summer, you don’t need coaxing to go for a run, ride a bike, or take a swim. In the winter, however, exercise requires more effort, more clothing, and a greater emotional commitment. There are, however, ways to build and maintain a fitness routine without leaving the warmth of your home. Here are four of our favorite ways to conquer the cold weather workout blues.