5 Great Reasons to Pick Up Golf

Fitness  |  April 22, 2017
  • 1. It works your mind
    1 / 5 1. It works your mind

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    Golf requires motor and cognitive skills. The swing involves a highly complex series of motions and demands precision coordination that trains your mind to adapt to new information.

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  • 2. It works your body
    2 / 5 2. It works your body

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    The game works your hips, core and upper back, increasing mobility, stability and strength in these areas. You also walk an average of 8km every 18-hotel game, which snowballs into a nice calorie burn.

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  • 3. It keeps stress at bay
    3 / 5 3. It keeps stress at bay

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    Hitting those balls can be as satisfying as going at a punching bag or breaking plates, but in a way classier manner.

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  • 4. It can help your career
    4 / 5 4. It can help your career

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    Where else can you spend hours on end with company heads or valued clients? Business involves a relationship outside of the workplace, and this does just that. In addition, it allows you to have one foot in the boys’ club.

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  • 5. It involves lots of greenery
    5 / 5 5. It involves lots of greenery

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    Golf transports you to a lush expanse of nature, sometimes even with the sea on the horizon. Surely that makes a world of difference?

    A version of this story first appeared in CLEO. Offering an insider perspective on everything a twenty-something woman in Singapore wants or needs to know, CLEO Magazine is now available in both print and digital formats. Visit www.CLEO.com.sg to subscribe.

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