Healthy golf

Staying flexible and keeping the full swing tuned up can be major issues for older golfers.

So can overcoming niggling injuries and dealing with chronic conditions and pain.

A great resource in this area is the book Golf After 50.

Written in simple Q&A format, it draws on the technical know-how of orthopaedists, cardiologists, endocrinologists, nutritionists, and sports medicine doctors to address the common health concerns of the older golfer.

Top medical specialists look at the most common ailments that affect one’s golf game and explain how older players can overcome these health issues to play better, pain-free golf.

Whether it’s advice on playing with chronic shoulder or back pain, or following hip or knee replacement, or just the best ways to protect your skin from the sun, Golf After 50 delivers sage advice for older golfers.

There are simple precautions to take to avoid preventable injuries as well as general commonsense nutrition and wellness tips.

Golf After 50 is published by Rodale Press and should be available through good bookshops.

There are certainly new and used copies now available through the Australian Senior Golfer Bookshop by clicking here.

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(Tip: The ASG Bookshop operates through Amazon and books are shipped from the US and other international sellers. Book prices can be far lower than available in Australia, but you should be aware you have to pay for international postage as well. Despite this, the ASG book price plus international postage can still mean a big saving on local prices and books are delivered to your door. Check it out for yourself)

 

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Brian is an award winning golf writer and is the founder and editor of Australian Senior Golfer. He is a former Sydney journalist who had little interest in golf till he hit his first ball at the age of 49 (and a half). Since then golf has just about overtaken his life. Brian founded ASG in April 2008 and has since covered every Australian Open, Presidents Cups, World Cups and numerous other big men’s and women’s tournaments, spending days inside the ropes with the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Tom Watson, Fred Couples, Greg Norman, Adam Scott, Jason Day, Karrie Webb, and many others. He has also played in, and reported on, numerous amateur tournaments, particularly senior and veteran events, around the country. Brian is a member of the Australian Golf Media Association and won the award for Best News Report for 2016 - 2017

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