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GOLF COACHES often talk about the importance of good posture in the golf swing. Here, Accredited Exercise Physiologist Trent Malcolm says that while some postural deterioration is expected with age, there are a number of exercises and stretches that can help rectify poor posture, which will improve your body for golf (and life). Trent’s easy to follow routine will help improve your swing mechanics (and your health and well being) and give you “THE POWER OF POSTURE!”
Dehydration can be a major issue for Australian golfers in summer. Blow out scores on the back nine can be just one of the very much unwanted symptoms of failing to keep up adequate fluid intake. This article will give you information and simple tips on avoiding a drop in fluid levels that can seriously affect your concentration and performance. Merely waiting to drink till you feel thirsty is not the answer. By the time you are feeling thirsty on the course you are already experiencing the first symptoms of dehydration.
WALKING not only boosts physical health but new Australian research shows it can also help your brain stay younger longer. That’s good news for (the many cartless) older golfers and means that even if your score starts to skyrocket as your aging body deteriorates, at least you’ll still have the mental capacity to add it all up at the end of the round.
Australian Senior Golfer is teaming with Ramsay McMaster, a leading authority on golf and the body, to publish a series of articles on golf fitness, particularly relating to older golfers. Ramsay, founder of the Melbourne Golf Injury Clinic, is a golf physiotherapist who has worked with countless average golfers, with top tour pros and coaches and with PGA's around the world.